PART 5317 -
Special Contracting Methods
SUBPART 5317.1 — MULTIYEAR CONTRACTING
(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.
5317.106-3 Special Procedures Applicable to DoD, NASA, and the Coast Guard
(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.
5317.171 Multiyear Contracts for Services
(c) The contracting officer must provide the determination described in DFARS 217.171(c) through the SCO to SAF/AQC for approval processing.
5317.172 Multiyear Contracts for Supplies
(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).
SUBPART 5317.2 — OPTIONS
(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 AFMC PGI 5317.204-90.
See the tailorable Determination and Findings -- Options and Quantities template.
5317.207 Exercise of Options
(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).
SUBPART 5317.5 — INTERAGENCY ACQUISITIONS
5317.500 Scope of Subpart
See AFI 65-118 for processing interagency acquisitions, to include acquisitions authorized under The Economy Act.
See AFICC PGI 5317.501.
See SMC PGI 5317.502-2.
SUBPART 5317.7 — INTERAGENCY ACQUISITIONS: ACQUISITIONS BY NONDEFENSE AGENCIES ON BEHALF OF THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
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.
SUBPART 5317.74 — UNDEFINITIZED CONTRACT ACTIONS
(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.
(b) When complying with the requirements described in DFARS 217.7402(b), SCOs must provide a courtesy copy to SAF/AQC. Maintain proof of submission in the contract file.
See AF PGI 5317.7402-90.
(a)(1)(iii) See 5317.7404-1 for approval authority to enter into a UCA for a foreign military sale.
(b)(2) See MP5301.601(a)(i).
See SMC PGI 5317.7404-1.
5317.7404-3 Definitization Schedule
(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.
5317.7405 Plans and Reports
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.
5317.7406 Contract Clauses
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.
SUBPART 5317.75 — ACQUISITION OF REPLENISHMENT PARTS
5317.7504 Acquisition of Parts When Data is Not Available
(4)(ii) See MP5301.601(a)(i).
5317.7505 Limitations on Price Increases
(b) See MP5301.601(a)(i).
SUBPART 5317.90 — ASSOCIATE CONTRACTOR AGREEMENTS
5317.9000 Associate Contractor Agreements
See AF PGI 5317.9000.