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contractor

Definition/Scope: (ADRP 3-0) A contractor is a person or business operating under a legal agreement who provides products or services for pay. A contractor furnishes supplies and services or performs work at a certain price or rate based on the contract terms. Contracted support includes traditional goods and services support but may also include interpreter communications, infrastructure, and other related support. Contractor employees include contractors authorized to accompany the force as a formal part of the force and local national employees who normally have no special legal status.FM 3-0 has been superceded by ADP 3-0. (FM 3-0) A contractor is a person or business that provides products or services for monetary compensation. A contractor furnishes supplies and services or performs work at a certain price or rate based on the terms of a contract. See FM 3-100.21 for more information.



Acronym:

KR

Broader Terms:

Air Force Negotiating Team
Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization
human resource
Industrial Modernization Incentives Program
Service Contract Act
Statement of Objectives

Narrower Terms:

Cost Plus Award Fee
Cost Plus Fixed Fee Contract
Cost Plus Incentive Fee Contract
fixed price incentive contract
government contractors
subcontractors
vendors

Related Terms:

Brigade Combat Team Modernization
Critical Design Review
performance work statement
project manager
Source Selection Advisory Council
Source Selection Evaluation Board
Source Selection Evaluation Team


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