(b) Before entering into any multiyear contract, the contracting officer must review current statute and other Congressional language for potential restrictions.
See the Multiyear Contracting Guide for general guidance on how to use multi-year contracting to acquire supplies and services.
(f) Annual and multiyear proposals. See MP5301.601(a)(i).
(g) Level unit prices. See MP5301.601(a)(i).
(d)(1) The contracting officer must provide the congressional notification described in DFARS 217.170(d)(1), using the 1279 format in MP5305.303, to SAF/AQC 40 days before the planned contract award date, with an information copy to SAF/FMBL, SAF/LLP, and the SCO. SAF/AQC will notify the DoD offices listed in DFARS 217.170(d)(4). This congressional notification does not fulfill the requirement to announce contract awards in accordance with FAR 5.3, as supplemented.
(c) The contracting officer must provide the determination described in DFARS 217.171(c) through the SCO to SAF/AQC for approval processing.
(f)(2) See MP5301.601(a)(i).
(g) The contracting officer must provide the information supporting all requirements described in DFARS 217.172(g)(2) through the SCO to SAF/AQC for approval processing.
5317.174 Multiyear Contracts for Electricity from Renewable Energy Sources
(b) See MP5301.601(a)(i).
(e)(i)(A)-(B) The Life Cycle Sustainment Plan (LCSP), written Acquisition Plan (AP), or Acquisition Strategy Panel (ASP) approval authority has the authority to approve contract periods in excess of five years, unless otherwise restricted by statute. If a LCSP/AP/ASP is not required, the contracting officer has the authority to approve contract periods in excess of five years, unless otherwise restricted by statute.
(e)(i)(C) SAF/AQ must make the determination. Requests for approval must be submitted through the SCO to SAF/AQC.
(e)(iii) Requests for approval must be submitted through the SCO to SAF/AQC at least 30 days prior to issuing an order.
See the tailorable Determination and Findings -- Options and Quantities template.
(c) See the tailorable Determination and Findings -- Exercising an Option template.
(8) For SMC, if the contract is a space program contract (See AFFARS 5302), verify the contractor is not listed on the Contractor Responsibility Watch List (CRWL). If the contractor is listed on the CRWL, the contracting officer shall not exercise the option without obtaining approval (See AFFARS MP5309.190).
See AFI 65-118 for processing interagency acquisitions, to include acquisitions authorized under The Economy Act.
See AFI 65-118 for procedures on reviewing and approving orders placed for supplies and services under non-DoD contracts, either through direct or assisted acquisition.
(a)(4) See AF PGI 5317.7402 when contracting for long-lead items initiated with advance procurement funds. Follow DFARS 217.74 when contracting for long-lead items procured with other than advance procurement funds. When procurement funds must be added to an undefinitized long-lead procurement contract issued with advance procurement funds prior to definitization, follow the procedures at DFARS 217.74.
(a)(1)(ii) See 5317.7404-1 for approval authority to enter into a UCA for a foreign military sale.
(b)(2) See MP5301.601(a)(i).
(a)(1) See MP5301.601(a)(i).
(b) The authority to grant waivers to the limitations set out in DFARS 217.7404(a), 217.7404-2, 217.7404-3, and 217.7404-4 pursuant to DFARS 217.7404-5 (b) is retained by the DAS(C) or ADAS(C) and is not redelegable. Submit requests for waivers through the SCO to SAF/AQC for approval.
To comply with the Consolidated UCA Management Plan and Semi-annual Consolidated UCA Management Report requirements described in DFARS 217.7405, SCOs are required to ensure UCAs with a value equal to or exceeding $5 million are input/updated in the UCA Reporting Tool on a semi-annual basis no later than April 10th and October 10th of each year. For any reportable UCA that falls 30 days behind its schedule, update status in the reporting tool to identify actions taken to get back on schedule. In addition, the SCO shall ensure a copy of the record of weighted guidelines, or alternative documentation, for each definitized UCA with a value equal to or exceeding $100 million, as described in DFARS PGI 217.7405(1), is included with the semi-annual reporting. Special access program offices will provide the information directly to the DAS(C)/ADAS(C), as appropriate.
Contracting officers must insert the clause at AFFARS 5352.217-9000, Long Lead Limitation of Government Liability, in all long-lead procurement solicitations and contracts initiated with advance procurement funds.
(4)(ii) See MP5301.601(a)(i).
(b) See MP5301.601(a)(i).
See AF PGI 5317.9000.