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offset,

n a deduction; a counterclaim; a contrary claim or demand by which a given claim may be lessened or cancelled.
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discrimination in defense offsets, even though the Directive does not
are toothless for offsets connected to these procurements.
engage in offsets, and the responsibility for negotiating and
implementing those offsets, resides with the parties involved.
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