8(a) STARS III Industry Partners
Who is on 8(a) STARS III?
Access the 8(a) STARS III Industry Partner Spreadsheet [XLSX - 62 KB] to learn about or contact the 8(a) STARS III industry partners.
You can use the contact information in the spreadsheet to provide fair opportunity to be considered in accordance with FAR 16.505, unless you use an exception for fair opportunity outlined in FAR 16.505(b)(2)(i).
Section 889 of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA)
Section 889 Part B of the FY 19 NDAA went into effect on August 13, 2020. This prohibits the Government from entering into a contract (or extending or renewing a contract) with companies that use any equipment, system, or service that uses prohibited telecom as a substantial or essential component of any system, or as critical technology as part of any system, unless a waiver is obtained or an exception applies. Protecting our supply chain is a critical value proposition to our customer agencies. The 8(a) STARS III GWAC is compliant with section 889 requirements.