AFARS – PART 5111
Describing Agency Needs
(Revised 01 June 2018)
Subpart 5111.1 – Selecting and Developing Requirements Documents
5111.103 Market acceptance.
(a) The Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Logistics and Technology) has the authority to require offerors to demonstrate that items offered meet the standards as set forth in FAR 11.103(a). See Appendix GG for further delegation.
Subpart 5111.2 – Using and Maintaining Requirements Documents
5111.274 Item identification and valuation requirements.
5111.274-2 Policy for item unique identification.
(b)(1) The head of the contracting activity, on a non-delegable basis, has the authority to determine use of the items as described in DFARS 211.274-2.
(b)(2)(i)(B) The head of the contracting activity shall execute the determination and findings. See Appendix GG for further delegation.
The contracting officer shall include separately identifiable contract line items as described at DFARS 204.7103 for items, including items of contractor acquired property, that require item unique identification as identified in DFARS 211.274-2.
See AFARS 5142.1503(b)(2)(vi) for requirements to document contractor compliance with item unique identification in the Contractor Performance Assessment Reports System.
5111.274-6 Contract clauses.
(a)(1) Use the clause at 252.211-7003, Item Identification and Valuation, in all solicitations and contracts for supplies.
(2) The contracting officer must obtain from the requiring activity a list of items with a unit value less than $5,000 that require unique identification. The contracting officer must enter those items into paragraph (c)(1)(ii) of the clause.
(3) As required in DFARS 252.211-7003(c)(1)(iii), include an attachment in the contract which lists embedded DoD serially managed subassemblies, components and parts that are uniquely identified.
Subpart 5111.5 – Liquidated Damages
(d) The Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Logistics and Technology) may reduce or waive the amount of liquidated damages under a contract, as described at FAR 11.501(d). See Appendix GG for further delegation.
Subpart 5111.6 – Priorities and Allocations
The G-4 Business Transformation, Headquarters, U.S. Army Materiel Command is responsible for administering the Priorities and Allocations System within the Army.
(e) See DoD 4400.1-M, Department of Defense Priorities and Allocations Manual. Direct questions about areas not covered in DoD 4400.1-M to:
G-4 Business Transformation
Headquarters, U.S. Army Materiel Command
4400 Martin Road
Redstone Arsenal, AL 35898.