PART 5202 DEFINITIONS OF WORDS AND TERMS
5202.101 (DFARS 202.101) Definitions.
“ASN RDA Website” is defined as http://www.secnav.navy.mil/rda/Pages/default.aspx and all accompanying pages within the site. DoN contracting and acquisition policy is posted under the “Policy and Guidance” section of the website.
“Clause” is defined as language which imposes a duty on the Government or contractor and is not directly related to the production or performance of a contract deliverable as depicted in Figure 1, Contract Language Criteria.
"CCO" is the “Chief of the Contracting Office". The CCO is the official who has overall responsibility for managing the day-to-day contracting office operations and includes the principal deputy to such official.
“DASN(AP)” is the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Acquisition and Procurement, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Research, Development, and Acquisition). It also
includes the Executive Director, DASN(AP), and the Navy Senior Services Manager (SSM).
"Deputy/Assistant Commander for Contracts" is the Deputy or Assistant Commander for Contracts or the equivalent at a Systems Command, the Headquarters, NAVFACENGCOM; Deputy Commandant for HQMC, I&L; ONR; MSC; and SSP. It also includes the principal deputy for these officials.
"NAE" is the Navy Acquisition Executive. ASN(RDA) is the NAE.
"Navy" or "DoN" is the Department of Navy including the Marine Corps, unless otherwise specified.
"NSPE" is Navy Senior Procurement Executive. ASN(RDA) is the NSPE.
“Provision” is defined as language necessary for a potential offeror to produce a conforming proposal in response to a solicitation.