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DFARS 211



Part 211—Describing Agency Needs

TABLE OF CONTENTS

(Revised March 25, 2016)

211.002 Policy.

211.002-70 Contract clause.

SUBPART 211.1--SELECTING AND DEVELOPING REQUIREMENTS

211.105 Items peculiar to one manufacturer.

211.106 Purchase descriptions for service contracts.

211.107 Solicitation provision.

SUBPART 211.2--USING AND MAINTAINING REQUIREMENTS

211.201 Identification and availability of specifications.

211.204 Solicitation provisions and contract clauses.

211.270 Reserved.

211.271 Elimination of use of class I ozone-depleting substances.

211.272 Alternate preservation, packaging, and packing.

211.273 Substitutions for military or Federal specifications and standards.

211.273-1 Definition.

211.273-2 Policy.

211.273-3 Procedures.

211.273-4 Contract clause.

211.274 Item identification and valuation requirements.

211.274-1 General.

211.274-2 Policy for item unique identification.

211.274-3 Policy for valuation.

211.274-4 Policy for reporting of Government-furnished property.

211.274-5 Policy for assignment of Government assigned serial numbers.

211.274-6 Contract clauses.

211.275 Passive radio frequency identification.

211.275-1 Definitions.

211.275-2 Policy.

211.275-3 Contract clause.

SUBPART 211.5--LIQUIDATED DAMAGES

211.503 Contract clauses.

SUBPART 211.6--PRIORITIES AND ALLOCATIONS

211.602 General.

SUBPART 211.70--PURCHASE REQUESTS

211.7001 Procedures.

(Revised December 7, 2011)

211.002 Policy

All defense technology and acquisition programs in DoD are subject to the policies and

procedures in DoDD 5000.01, The Defense Acquisition System, and DoDI 5000.02,

Operation of the Defense Acquisition System.

211.002-70 Contract clause.

Use the clause at 252.211-7000, Acquisition Streamlining, in all solicitations and contracts for systems acquisition programs.

SUBPART 211.1--SELECTING AND DEVELOPING REQUIREMENTS DOCUMENTS

(Revised March 25, 2016)

211.105 Items peculiar to one manufacturer.

Follow the publication requirements at PGI 211.105.

211.106 Purchase descriptions for service contracts.

Agencies shall require that purchase descriptions for service contracts and resulting requirements documents, such as statements of work or performance work statements, include language to provide a clear distinction between Government employees and contractor employees. Agencies shall be guided by the characteristics and descriptive elements of personal-services contracts at FAR 37.104. Service contracts shall require contractor employees to identify themselves as contractor personnel by introducing themselves or being introduced as contractor personnel and displaying distinguishing badges or other visible identification for meetings with Government personnel. In addition, contracts shall require contractor personnel to appropriately identify themselves as contractor employees in telephone conversations and in formal and informal written correspondence.

211.107 Solicitation provision.

SUBPART 211.2--USING AND MAINTAINING REQUIREMENTS DOCUMENTS

(Revised June 7, 2016)

211.201 Identification and availability of specifications.

Follow the procedures at PGI 211.201 for use of specifications, standards, and data item descriptions.

211.204 Solicitation provisions and contract clauses.

211.270 Reserved.

211.271 Elimination of use of class I ozone-depleting substances.

See Subpart 223.8 for restrictions on contracting for ozone-depleting substances.

211.272 Alternate preservation, packaging, and packing.

Use the provision at 252.211-7004, Alternate Preservation, Packaging, and Packing, in solicitations which include military preservation, packaging, or packing specifications when it is feasible to evaluate and award using commercial or industrial preservation, packaging, or packing.

211.273 Substitutions for military or Federal specifications and standards.

211.273-1 Definition.

“SPI process,” as used in this section, is defined in the clause at 252.211-7005, Substitutions for Military or Federal Specifications and Standards.

211.273-2 Policy.

211.273-3 Procedures.

Follow the procedures at PGI 211.273-3 for encouraging the use of SPI processes instead of military or Federal specifications and standards.

211.273-4 Contract clause.

Use the clause at 252.211-7005, Substitutions for Military or Federal Specifications and Standards, in solicitations and contracts exceeding the micro-purchase threshold, when procuring previously developed items.

211.274 Item identification and valuation requirements.

211.274-1 General.

Item unique identification and valuation is a system of marking, valuing, and tracking items delivered to DoD that enhances logistics, contracting, and financial business transactions supporting the United States and coalition troops. Through item unique identification policy, which capitalizes on leading practices and embraces open standards, DoD—

211.274-2 Policy for item unique identification.

211.274-3 Policy for valuation.

embedded in delivered items shall not be separately identified.

211.274-4 Policy for reporting of Government-furnished property.

211.274-5 Policy for assignment of Government-assigned serial numbers.

It is DoD policy that contractors apply Government-assigned serial numbers, such as tail numbers/hull numbers and equipment registration numbers, in human-readable format on major end items when required by law, regulation, or military operational necessity. The latest version of MIL-STD-130, Marking of U.S. Military Property, shall be used for the marking of human-readable information.

211.274-6 Contract clauses.

Valuation; and

211.275 Passive radio frequency identification.

211.275-1 Definitions.

“Bulk commodities,” “case,” “palletized unit load,” “passive RFID tag,” and “radio frequency identification” are defined in the clause at 252.211-7006, Passive Radio Frequency Identification.

211.275-2 Policy.

(vii) Class IX – Repair parts and components including kits, assemblies and subassemblies, reparable and consumable items required for maintenance support of all equipment, excluding medical-peculiar repair parts; and

http://www.acq.osd.mil/log/sci/RFID_ship-to-locations.html or to—

211.275-3 Contract clause.

Use the clause at 252.211-7006, Passive Radio Frequency Identification, in solicitations and contracts, including solicitations and contracts using FAR part 12 procedures for the acquisition of commercial items, that will require shipment of items meeting the criteria at 211.275-2, and complete paragraph (b)(1)(ii) of the clause as appropriate.

SUBPART 211.5---LIQUIDATED DAMAGES

(Revised October 1, 2015)

211.503 Contract clauses.

construction contracts exceeding $700,000, except cost-plus-fixed-fee contracts or contracts where the contractor cannot control the pace of the work. Use of the clause in contracts of $700,000 or less is optional.

SUBPART 211.6--PRIORITIES AND ALLOCATIONS

(Revised September 21, 1999)

211.602 General.

DoD implementation of the Defense Priorities and Allocations System is in DoDD 4400.1, Defense Production Act Programs.

SUBPART 211.70--PURCHASE REQUESTS

(Added August 28, 2014)

211.7001 Procedures.

Follow the procedures at PGI 211.7001 for developing and distributing purchase requests, except for the requirements for Military Interdepartmental Purchase Requests (DD Form 448) addressed in 253.208-1.

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