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Defense Contractor

Statutory Law

50 U.S.C. Appx § 2152(5) (2010) (Title 50—Appendix: Defense Production Act of 1950)

[NOTE: See 50 U.S.C. Appx § 2166(a) for information regarding the termination of this section.]

For purposes of this Act [50 U.S.C. Appx. §§ 2061 et seq.], the following definitions shall apply:
   (5) Defense contractor. The term "defense contractor" means any person who enters into a contract with the United States—
      (A) to furnish materials, industrial resources, or a critical technology for the national defense; or
      (B) to perform services for the national defense.