Revised: 26 Jul 21
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See SMC PGI 5315.203.
See AFMC PGI 5315.207.
See AF PGI 5315.209-90.
See MP5315.3 for required Air Force Source Selection responsibilities and procedures.
See AFMC PGI 5315.3.
See SMC PGI 5315.3.
See USAFA PGI 5315.3.
(a)(2) See MP5301.601(a)(i).
See AF PGI 5315.371-5.
See AF PGI 5315.402-90.
See AFMC PGI 5315.402-90.
(b) See MP5301.601(a)(i).
(c) Standards for exceptions from certified cost or pricing data requirements.
(A) Exceptional case TINA waiver. Submit the request for an exceptional case TINA waiver through the SCO to SAF/AQC for HCA approval (see MP5301.601(a)(i)). When the waiver is for a subcontractor who has refused to provide cost or pricing data to a prime contractor, the information required must cover both the prime contract and the subcontract. Contracting officers must submit a copy of all signed TINA waivers to HQ AFMC/PKF within 30 days of signature by the HCA. Submit the request for OUSD(A&S)/DPC approval to use the exceptional circumstances waiver pursuant to Class Deviation 2019-O0008, Section 890 Pilot Program to Accelerate Contracting and Pricing Processes, to SAF/AQC with the Subject: “AFFARS 5315.403-1(c)(4)(A) – Section 890 Pilot Program to Accelerate Contracting and Pricing Processes.”
(B) The SCO must consolidate and submit the information as outlined in DFARS PGI 215.403-1(c)(4)(B), or submit a negative report for their organization, to SAF/AQCP no later than 15 October each year. AFMC SCOs must submit their reports directly to HQ AFMC/PK no later than 15 October each year. HQ AFMC/PK must consolidate all of the SCO reports for AFMC and submit a final report to SAF/AQCP no later than 8 November each year. SAF/AQCP will submit the annual report, Waiver of TINA Requirements, to OUSD(A&S)/DPC. AFRCO will provide the information directly to the DAS(C)/ADAS(C), as appropriate.
See AFICC PGI 5315.403-1.
See AFMC PGI 5315.403-1.
(a)(4) See MP5301.601(a)(i).
(a)(6)(ii) See MP5301.601(a)(i). SCOs must ensure the required information has been uploaded into the Contractor Denials of Data Requests information within 25 days following the end of the quarter. Negative reports are required.
(a) Required thresholds for requesting pricing assistance:
$25M or more
(b) See MP5315.404-1-90(b) for procedures for requesting pricing assistance.
(c) See MP5315.404-1-90(c) for procedures for requesting a pricing assistance waiver for actions that meet or exceed the required thresholds identified in 5315.404-1-90(a).
See AF PGI 5315.404-3-90.
HQ AFMC/PKF is the designated Air Force focal point for weighted guidelines reporting. DD Form 1547s shall be prepared and reported using the web-based Weighted Guidelines (WGL) Application (must use Internet Explorer). The SCO shall appoint a WGL Administrator at each geographic location. The responsibilities of the WGL Administrator are outlined in the WGL Administrator’s Guide. Refer to the web-enabled version of the Profit WGL Application and User Application Guides (Users and Administrators).
(b)(ii) Adjudication Procedures. The contracting officer must forward DCAA requests for Air Force management review through their management chain, and provide the SCO name and contact information to the cognizant DCAA representative. If disagreements remain, the SCO must elevate the issue to SAF/AQC to support any request from DCAA for further elevation of the issue(s).
(b)(90) A Preliminary Price Negotiation Memorandum (PPNM) is required for all actions of $10M or more. The AF PPNM template may be tailored for use.
See AFMC PGI 5315.406-1.
(a) See the Price Negotiation Memorandum (PNM) Checklist that may be used to ensure PNMs contain all required information. The final PNM template and streamlined PNM templates for supplies or services may be tailored for use.
See AFMC PGI 5315.406-3.
See SMC PGI 5315.406-3.
See AFMC PGI 5315.407-2.
(b)(i) See MP5301.601(a)(i).
(b) Program should-cost review.
(4) The contracting office organizes and manages the program should-cost review. The team chief is responsible for the completion of the should-cost review team report.
(c)(2)(B) See MP5301.601(a)(i).
Follow MP5315.407-90 for conducting CAFU activities.
See AF PGI 5315.407-91.
(2)(i)(A)(2) See MP5301.601(a)(i).
(ii)(A)(2) See MP5301.601(a)(i).
See MP5315.606-90 for points of contact and procedures for controlling the receipt, handling, evaluation, and timely disposition of unsolicited proposals.