PART 5207 ACQUISITION PLANNING
SUBPART 5207.1—ACQUISITION PLANS
5207.103 (DFARS 207.103) Agency-head responsibilities.
(e) Individual contract acquisition plans (APs) include plans for task and delivery orders.
(g) Acquisition planners shall ensure that the assigned small business specialist is afforded the opportunity to participate actively in the acquisition planning process.
(1) DASN(AP) is the approval authority for APs that include individual contract actions with an estimated value of $100,000,000 or more, including options, except if the contract action is included in a current acquisition strategy for an ACAT program for which ASN(RDA) or USD(AT&L) is the milestone decision authority. Submit APs, including revisions to the plans, requiring DASN(AP) review and approval by email at RDAJ&As.email@example.com with the subject “NMCARS 207.103 - AP Review and Approval.”
(2) For contracts valued less than $100,000,000, including options, HCAs are responsible for prescribing procedures for the review and approval of APs, including revisions to the plans.
(3) At a minimum, all APs shall be signed by the approving official, the program manager, the CCO, and the contracting officer. If DASN(AP) is the approving official, an HCA, PEO, or DRPM signature recommending approval is also required.
(l) Pursuant to 5207.103(j), for any AP that requires DASN(AP) approval, HCAs, without power of delegation, shall approve any addition to Annex 17 or Annex 18. Copies of the approval to modify the AP shall be provided by email at RDAJ&As.firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject “NMCARS 5207.105 – Modification to the Content of a Written Acquisition Plan.”
5207.105 (FAR 7.105) Contents of written acquisition plans.
Nothwithstanding the requirements in FAR 7.105 and DFARS 207.105, the specific content of APs shall conform to the templates found in Annex 17 for Program APs or Annex 18 for Individual Contract APs.
(S-90) The Navy acquisition planning process is streamlined to describe the irreducible minimum content allowed for a written AP. See 5207.103(l) for tailoring approval.
(a) The planner shall submit a Program AP, using Annex 17, for cases where the program office chooses to write one AP for all of its known contract, task or delivery order actions.
(b) The planner shall submit an Individual Contract AP, Annex 18, for cases where there is only one contract, task or delivery order to be covered by the AP. It is optional to update a previously approved contract action submitted as part of a Program AP using the Individual Contract AP template.
5207.106 (DFARS 207.106) Additional requirements for major systems
(S-73) If a waiver request for major system special preservation and tooling is pursued, submit the request for USD(AT&L) approval via DASN(AP) by email at RDAJ&As.email@example.com with the subject “DFARS 207.106--USD(AT&L) Waiver Request.” All waiver requests shall be signed by the HCA, program manager, CCO, and contracting officer.
(c) Submit requests for NAE determinations via DASN(AP) by email at RDAJ&As.firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject “DFARS 207.107—Bundling Determination Approval.”
5207.170 (DFARS 207.170) Consolidation of contract requirements.
5207.170-3 (DFARS 207.170-3) Policy and procedures.
(a)(3) Approval authority for the determination that use of a consolidated contract is necessary and justified is delegated to—
(i) DASN(AP) for actions at or above $50,000,000,
(ii) the HCA for actions below $50,000,000. HCA authority may be delegated, without power of redelegation, only to the Deputy/Assistant Commander for Contracts, a Flag or General Officer or SES who is a member of the Acquisition Professional Community, or, for commands/locations without a local SES/Flag/General Officer, to the Commanding Officer.
SUBPART 5207.2—PLANNING FOR THE PURCHASE OF SUPPLIES IN ECONOMIC QUANTITIES
5207.204 (FAR 7.204) Responsibilities of contracting officers.
(a) Information provided by offerors in response to this solicitation provision shall be forwarded to the requiring activity for consideration.
SUBPART 5207.5—INHERENTLY GOVERNMENTAL FUNCTIONS
5207.503 (FAR 7.503) Policy.
(e) Disagreements regarding the requiring official's determination shall be resolved by the CCO before issuance of a solicitation. Advice of counsel shall be obtained.
SUBPART 5207.70—BUY-TO-BUDGET – ADDITIONAL QUANTITIES OF END ITEMS
5207.7002 (DFARS 207.7002) Authority to acquire additional quantities of end items.
Determinations for use of this authority shall be prepared as Determinations and Findings (D&Fs) (see FAR Subpart 1.7) for approval by ASN(RDA). Submit determinations via DASN(AP) by email at RDAJ&As.email@example.com with the subject “DFARS 207.7002 - Acquisition of Additional Quantities of End Items D&F Review and Approval.” Proposed determinations shall include a review by the activity comptroller.