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DFARS 234



Part 234—Major System Acquisition

TABLE OF CONTENTS

(Revised January 29, 2014)

234.001 Definition.

234.003 Responsibilities.

234.004 Acquisition strategy.

234.005 General requirements.

234.005-1 Competition.

SUBPART 234.2—EARNED VALUE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

234.201 Policy.

234.203 Solicitation provisions and contract clause.

SUBPART 234.70—ACQUISITION OF MAJOR WEAPON SYSTEMS AS

234.7000 Scope of subpart.

234.7001 Definition.

234.7002 Policy.

SUBPART 234.71—COST AND SOFTWARE DATA REPORTING

234.7100 Policy.

234.7101 Solicitation provision and contract clause.

(Revised March 25, 2016)

234.001 Definition.

As used in this subpart—

“Acceptable earned value management system” and “earned value management system” are defined in the clause at 252.234-7002, Earned Value Management System.

“Production of major defense acquisition program” means the production and deployment of a major system that is intended to achieve an operational capability that satisfies mission needs, or an activity otherwise defined as Milestone C under Department of Defense Instruction 5000.02 or related authorities.

“Significant deficiency” is defined in the clause at 252.234-7002, Earned Value Management System, and is synonymous with “noncompliance.”

234.003 Responsibilities.

DoDD 5000.01, The Defense Acquisition System, and DoDI 5000.02, Operation of the Defense Acquisition System, contain the DoD implementation of OMB Circular A-109 and OMB Circular A-11.

234.004 Acquisition strategy.

234.005 General requirements.

234.005-1 Competition.

See DoD Class Deviation 2015-O0014 Extension of Contract Authority for Advanced Component Development and Prototype Units, issued on March 27, 2015. The class deviation extends the authority for the provision of advanced component development or prototype of technology developed under a contract for new technology to September 30, 2019. This deviation is effective until incorporated in the DFARS or rescinded.

SUBPART 234.2—EARNED VALUE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

(Revised December 7, 2011)

234.201 Policy.

234.203 Solicitation provisions and contract clause.

For cost or incentive contracts valued at $20,000,000 or more, and for other contracts for which EVMS will be applied in accordance with 234.201(1)(iii) and (iv)—

SUBPART 234.70—ACQUISITION OF MAJOR WEAPON SYSTEMS AS COMMERCIAL ITEMS

(Revised October 1, 2015)

234.7000 Scope of subpart.

This subpart—

234.7001 Definition.

“Major weapon system,” as used in this subpart, means a weapon system acquired pursuant to a major defense acquisition program.

234.7002 Policy.

SUBPART 234.71—COST AND SOFTWARE DATA REPORTING

(Revised November 5, 2014)

234.7100 Policy.

234.7101 Solicitation provision and contract clause.

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