IMMEDIATE ACTION

DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE AFMC ACQUISITION CIRCULAR 97-5

Headquarters AFMC

Wright-Patterson AFB OH 45433 7 Jan 00

Air Force Materiel Command Acquisition Circular (AFMCAC)

1. All items in this AFMCAC are effective as of the date of publication. It shall remain in effect until specifically cancelled or incorporated by a subsequent edition of the AFMCFARS.

2. This AFMCAC implements AFMC FAR Council cases 99-16, Streamline AFMC Forms 829, Price Negotiation Memorandum and 829A., Price Negotiation Memorandum (Cost Analysis Without Cost or Pricing data) into One Form; case number 00-02, Procedures Regarding Deferment of Collection; Case 00-04, Administrative Corrections for Site Update and Reference the Latest Commercial Packaging Specification; and 99-06, Performance Based service Contracts.

3. AFMCAC 97-5 amends the AFMCFARS as specified below (all changes are marked by revision bars on the right hand side of the change pages):

a. Item 1. Title: AFMCFARS 5313.613 (page 13-1) and 5315.406-90 (page 15-7). Purpose/Explanation of Change(s): Streamlines and updates AFMC Forms 829 and 829A into one form maintained as an attachment to the PNM/PCM guide (see http://www.afmc-mil.wpafb.af.mil/HQ-AFMC/PK/pkp/guides.htm). AFMC Forms 829 and 829A have been eliminated. (AFMC FAR Case 99-16)

b. Item 2. Title: AFMCFARS 5332.613 (page 32-1) is added to refer to the Center Process Books regarding deferment of collection. (AFMC FAR Case 00-02)

c. Item 3. Title: AFMCFARS 5337.91, Surveillance (pages 37-1 to 37-4), is deleted because applicable guidance is now in AFI 63-124. IMPORTANT NOTICE: Centers

that have delayed implementation of AFI 64-124 until union obligations or bargaining are completed (in accordance with HQ AFMC/PK Memo, 18 May 99), shall retain and use copies of AFMCFARS 5337.91 until receiving authorization to implement AFI 63-124. (AFMC FAR case 99-06)

d. Item 4. Title: AFMCFARS 5347-305-10 (page 47-2) and AFMCFARS 5352.247-9005 and 9007 (page 52-106 and 107) are revised to correct administrative errors. (AFMC FAR case 00-04)

Details, Item 1

PART 5313--SIMPLIFIED ACQUISITION PROCEDURES

TABLE OF CONTENTS

SUBPART 5313.1--GENERAL

5313.104

[5313.106-3

Procedures.

Award and Documentation]

13-1

13-1

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SUBPART 5313.1--GENERAL

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[5313.106-3 Award and Documentation

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5315.406-90 Specialized negotiation memoranda.

Note: AFMC Forms 829 and 829A have been eliminated. (AFMC FAR Case 99-16)

Details, Item 2

PART 5332--CONTRACT FINANCING

SUBPART 5332.6--CONTRACT DEBTS

[5332.613 Deferment of collection.

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Details, Item 3

Title: AFMCFARS 5337.91, Surveillance (pages 37-1 to 37-4), is deleted

Details, Item 4

5347.305-10 Packaging, marking, and consignment instructions.

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(94)Insert the clause at 5352.247-9008, Contractor Commercial Packaging, in Section D when other packaging [ ] requirements are not appropriate or acceptable to the offeror. In addition to this clause, if marking and bar coding are required, use 5352.247-9005, Shipping Container Marking, to identify appropriate requirements.

(96) When the contractor is to develop (design and/or manufacture) a new engineered or specialized container, the requirement must be identified as a separate line item in the purchase request, the solicitation, and the contract. The proposal shall include the proposed container cost broken into design and manufacturing elements. Approval for purchase of new containers shall be determined by [AAC/WMGC], 102 West D Avenue, Suite 168, Eglin AFB FL 32542-6807 for munitions containers and AFMC LSO/LOP, 5215 Thurlow Street, Wright-Patterson AFB OH 45433-5540 for nonmunitions containers. The approval shall be provided to the contracting officer for notification to the contractor. Insert the clause at 5352.247-9010, Engineered or Specialized Containers, substantially as written, in Section D. Data items, DI-PACK-80683, Container Design and Retrieval System (CDRS) Search Request, and DI-PACK-80684, Container Design and Retrieval System (CDRS) Data Input, must be identified on the DD Form 1423, Contract Data Requirements List.

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5352.247-9005 Shipping Container Marking.

SHIPPING CONTAINER MARKING (AFMC) ([JAN 2000])

(b) [ ]Bar code format shall conform to bar code symbology Format 3 of 9, Code 39 as specified in MIL-STD-129N.

(End of clause)

5352.247-9007 Specification Commercial Packaging.

SPECIFICATION COMMERCIAL PACKAGING (AFMC) ([JAN 2000])