ADS Chapter 563

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) & Armored Vehicle (AV) Program

Functional Series 500 – Management Services

Full Revision Date: 11/28/2016
Responsible Office: SEC/ISP
File Name: 563_112816


This chapter establishes the policy directives and required procedures for the USAID overseas Armored Vehicle Program. This chapter is primarily applicable to armored vehicles purchased directly or funded by USAID. Certain sections of this chapter apply to purchases by USAID contractors and subcontractors, as noted in paragraphs 563.3.1(b) and 563.3.3 through 563.3.5. This chapter does not apply to USAID recipients making purchases under assistance instruments. See ADS 536, Use and Control of Official Vehicles, for information on such topics as fleet size, type of gasoline to use, liability insurance, etc.