“Systems” means a combination of elements that will function together to produce the capabilities required to fulfill a mission need.
“Systems acquisition” means the design, development, and production of new systems. It also includes modifications to existing systems that involve redesign of the system or subsystems.
DoDD 5000.1, Defense Acquisition, and DoD 5000.2-R, Mandatory Procedures for Major Defense Acquisition Programs (MDAPs) and Major Automated Information System (MAIS) Acquisition Programs, contain the DoD implementation of OMB Circular A-109.
234.005 General requirements.
234.005-70 Earned value management systems.
When an offeror provides an earned value management system (EVMS) plan as part of its proposal in accordance with paragraph (b) of the provision at 252.234-7000, the contracting officer shall forward a copy of the plan to the cognizant administrative contracting officer (ACO). The procuring contracting officer shall obtain the assistance of the ACO in determining the adequacy of the proposed EVMS plan.
234.005-71 Solicitation provision and contract clause.
When the Government requires contractor compliance with DoD earned value management system criteria¾
(a) Use the provision at 252.234-7000, Notice of Earned Value Management System, in solicitations; and
(b) Use the clause at 252.234-7001, Earned Value Management System, in solicitations and contracts.