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SOFARS PART 5602DEFINITIONS OF WORDS AND TERMS




SOFARS PART 5602 - DEFINITIONS OF WORDS AND TERMS
SUBPART 5602.1 DEFINITIONS
SUBPART 5602.1- 90 ACRONYMS

SOFARS PART 5602
DEFINITIONS OF WORDS AND TERMS

SUBPART 5602.1 - DEFINITIONS

(Revised August 2016)
Chief, Contracting Office – The person with direct responsibility for the overall operations, administration, and performance of the contracting office. Performs all actions specified within FAR and DFARS as a "level above the Contracting Officer," and/or as delegated by the Headquarters (HQ), USSOCOM, Director of Procurement, Competition Advocate General, or USSOCOM Director, Office of Small Business Programs.
Contracting Division – Contracting activities that are organizationally aligned within HQ USSOCOM.
Contracting Office – A contracting activity that receives its contracting authority from the Commander, Special Operations Command through the HQ, USSOCOM, Director of Procurement, synonymous with “procuring activity.”
Contracting Officer's Representative – Person delegated to act on behalf of the contracting officer on a specific contract or multiple contracts, in a limited capacity and with specific authority as stated in the Letter of Delegation.
Field Contracting Offices – Contracting activities that are organizationally aligned within USSOCOM Service or Theater Special Operations Components.
Office Chief – The term “Office Chief” is issued in this policy to refer to both Chiefs of Field Contracting Offices and HQ Contracting Division Chiefs.
Ordering Officer – An appointed official with limited authority to purchase and obligate the government.
Primary Contracting Officer’s Representative – A USSOCOM unique term. Person designated and authorized by the contracting officer to perform specific technical or administrative functions on behalf of the contracting officer on a specific contract.
Requiring Activity Official – The point of contact from the requiring activity delegated responsibility for decisions regarding a acquisition or procurement.
Technical Representative – A USSOCOM unique term that refers to a person appointed by the COR to perform specific technical or administrative functions to assist the COR.

SUBPART 5602.1-90 ACRONYMS

(Revised August 2016)

AAC

Agency Advocate for Competition

ACO

Administrative Contracting Officer

ACOR

Alternate Contracting Officer's Representative

AE

Acquisition Executive

AFEB

Award Fee Evaluation Board

AP

Acquisition Plan

APS

Acquisition Planning Sheet

APM

Assistant Program Manager

AOR

Area of Operational Responsibility

BCM

Business Clearance Memorandum

CAAS

Contract for Advisory and Assistance Services

CAO

Contract Administration Office

CAR

Contract Action Report

CCP

Contracting Office Competition Plan

CCR

Contracting Office Competition Report

CDRL

Contract Data Requirements List

CICA

Competition In Contracting Act

CID

Commercial Item Description

COC

Certificate of Compliance

COR

Contracting Officer's Representative

CRD

Competitive Range Determination

CSRD

Communication-Computer System Requirements Document

D&F

Determination and Findings

DCAA

Defense Contracting Audit Agency

DCADS

Defense Contract Action Data System

DCG

Desktop Contract Guide

DCMA

Defense Contract Management Agency

DDA

Deputy Director for Acquisition

DDoP

Deputy Directory of Procurement

DDoP-MAR

Deputy Directory of Procurement-Mid Atlantic Region

DID

Data Item Description

DODI

Department of Defense Instruction

DoDISS

Department of Defense Index of Specifications and Standards

DOP/DoP

Directorate of Procurement/Director of Procurement

DTIC

Defense Technical Information Center

EC

Electronic Commerce

ECITS

Electronic Contracting Information Transfer System

EDA

Electronic Document Access

EDI

Electronic Data Interchange

FCCM

Facilities Capital Cost of Money

FCO

Field Contracting Offices

FDO

Fee Determining Official

FIP

Federal Information Processing

FPDS-NG

Federal Procurement Data System – Next Generation

FOIA

Freedom of Information Act

FPRA

Forward Pricing Rate Agreement

G&A

General and Administrative (Expenses or Rate)

GAO

General Accountability Office

GPO

Government Printing Office

GSA

General Services Administration

HCA

Head of Contracting Activity

HCD

HQ Contracting Division

HOA

Head of Agency

IBOP

Interactive Business Opportunity Page

IFB

Invitation for Bid

IG

Inspector General

IGCE

Independent Government Cost Estimate

J&A

Justification and Approval

JRD

Justification Review Document

KO/CO

Contracting Officer

LNO

Liaison Officer

LSA

Labor Surplus Area

MAR

Mid-Atlantic Region

MDA

Milestone Decision Authority

MDAE

Military Deputy to Acquisition Executive

MIPR

Military Interdepartmental Purchase Request

NDI

Non-Developmental Item

OMB

Office of Management and Budget

OSBP

Office of Small Business Programs

OSD

Office of the Secretary of Defense

PAAC

Procuring Activity Advocate for Competition

PAS

Pre-Award Surveys

PD2

Procurement Defense Desktop

RAO

Requiring Activity Official

SAMP

Single Acquisition Management Plan

SAE/SPE

Service Acquisition Executive/Senior Procurement Executive

SES

Senior Executive Service

SOAE

Special Operations Acquisition Executive

SOAG

Special Operations Competition Advocate General Office

SOF AT&L

Special Operations Forces Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics

SOJA

Special Operations Judge Advocate's Office

SOJA-AQ

Special Operations Judge Advocate's Office, Acquisition Law

SOF AT&L-K

SOF AT&L Directorate of Procurement

SOF AT&L-KM

SOF AT&L Mission Support Division

SOF AT&L-KX

SOF AT&L Operations Support Division

SOWO

Special Operations Washington Office

SPE

Senior Procurement Executive

SPS

Standard Procurement System

SSEB

Source Selection Evaluation Board

TILO

Technical Industrial Liaison Office

UCA

Undefinitized Contracting Action

U.S.C.

United States Code

USP

Un-Solicited Proposals

 

 
HQ, United States Special Operations Command
Special Operations Forces Acquisition. Technology and Logistics (SOF AT&L-K)
SOFARS 5602
February 2007

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