DoD has updated the DFARS to incorporate the final rule published on September 13, 2005, that became effective on November 14, 2005. This final rule contains policy and a contract clause requiring contractors to affix passive radio frequency identification (RFID) tags, at the case and palletized unit load levels, when shipping certain items to certain DoD locations. The rule also requires contractors to electronically submit advance shipment notices to DoD, to permit association of the RFID tag data with the corresponding shipment.
Affected subparts/sections: Part 211 Table of Contents; 211.2; 212.3; Part 252 Table of Contents; 252.211
See DFARS Change Notice 20050913 for additional information on this rule.