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 252.211-7000 Acquisition Streamlining.
 252.211-7001 Availability of Specifications and Standards Not Listed in DODISS, Data Item Descriptions Not Listed in DoD 5010.12-L, and Plans, Drawings, and Other Pertinent Documents.
 252.211-7002 Availability for Examination of Specifications, Standards, Plans, Drawings, Data Item Descriptions, and Other Pertinent Documents.
 252.211-7003 Reserved.
 252.211-7004 Alternate Preservation, Packaging, and Packing.
 252.211-7005 Substitutions for Military or Federal Specifications and Standards.


252.211-7000  Acquisition Streamlining.

As prescribed in 211.002-70, use the following clause:

 

ACQUISITION STREAMLINING (DEC 1991)

 

      (a)  The Government's acquisition streamlining objectives are to—

 

              (1)  Acquire systems that meet stated performance requirements;

 

              (2)  Avoid over-specification; and

 

              (3)  Ensure that cost-effective requirements are included in future acquisitions.

 

      (b)  The Contractor shall—

 

              (1)  Prepare and submit acquisition streamlining recommendations in accordance with the statement of work of this contract; and

 

              (2)  Format and submit the recommendations as prescribed by data requirements on the contract data requirements list of this contract.

 

      (c)  The Government has the right to accept, modify, or reject the Contractor's recommendations.

 

      (d)  The Contractor shall insert this clause, including this paragraph (d), in all subcontracts over $1 million, awarded in the performance of this contract.

 

(End of clause)

 

252.211-7001  Availability of Specifications and Standards Not Listed in DODISS, Data Item Descriptions Not Listed in DoD 5010.12-L, and Plans, Drawings, and Other Pertinent Documents.

As prescribed in 211.204(c), use the following provision:

 

AVAILABILITY OF SPECIFICATIONS AND STANDARDS NOT LISTED IN DODISS, DATA ITEM DESCRIPTIONS NOT LISTED IN DOD 5010.12-L, AND PLANS, DRAWINGS, AND OTHER PERTINENT DOCUMENTS (DEC 1991)

 

Offerors may obtain the specifications, standards, plans, drawings, data item descriptions, and other pertinent documents cited in this solicitation by submitting a request to:

 

(Activity)

 

(Complete Address)

 

 

Include the number of the solicitation and the title and number of the specification, standard, plan, drawing, or other pertinent document.

 

(End of provision)

 

252.211-7002  Availability for Examination of Specifications, Standards, Plans, Drawings, Data Item Descriptions, and Other Pertinent Documents.

As prescribed in 211.204(c), use the following provision:

 

AVAILABILITY FOR EXAMINATION OF SPECIFICATIONS, STANDARDS, PLANS, DRAWINGS, DATA ITEM DESCRIPTIONS, AND OTHER PERTINENT DOCUMENTS (DEC 1991)

 

The specifications, standards, plans, drawings, data item descriptions, and other pertinent documents cited in this solicitation are not available for distribution but may be examined at the following location:

 

 

(Insert complete address)

 

(End of provision)

 

252.211-7003  Reserved.

 

252.211-7004  Alternate Preservation, Packaging, and Packing.

As prescribed in 211.272, use the following provision:

 

ALTERNATE PRESERVATION, PACKAGING, AND PACKING (DEC 1991)

 

      (a)  The Offeror may submit two unit prices for each item--one based on use of the military preservation, packaging, or packing requirements of the solicitation; and an alternate based on use of commercial or industrial preservation, packaging, or packing of equal or better protection than the military.

 

      (b)  If the Offeror submits two unit prices, the following information, as a minimum, shall be submitted with the offer to allow evaluation of the alternate—

 

              (1)  The per unit/item cost of commercial or industrial preservation, packaging, and packing;

 

              (2)  The per unit/item cost of military preservation, packaging, and packing;

 

              (3)  The description of commercial or industrial preservation, packaging, and packing procedures, including material specifications, when applicable, to include—

 

                    (i)  Method of preservation;

 

                    (ii)  Quantity per unit package;

 

                    (iii)  Cleaning/drying treatment;

 

                    (iv)  Preservation treatment;

 

                    (v)  Wrapping materials;

 

                    (vi)  Cushioning/dunnage material;

 

                    (vii)  Thickness of cushioning;

 

                    (viii)  Unit container;

 

                    (ix)  Unit package gross weight and dimensions;

 

                    (x)  Packing; and

 

                    (xi)  Packing gross weight and dimensions; and

 

              (4)  Item characteristics, to include—

 

                    (i)  Material and finish;

 

                    (ii)  Net weight;

 

                    (iii)  Net dimensions; and

 

                    (iv)  Fragility.

 

      (c)  If the Contracting Officer does not evaluate or accept the Offeror's proposed alternate commercial or industrial preservation, packaging, or packing, the Offeror agrees to preserve, package, or pack in accordance with the specified military requirements.

 

(End of provision)

 

252.211-7005  Substitutions for Military or Federal Specifications and Standards.

As prescribed in 211.273-4, use the following clause:

 

SUBSTITUTIONS FOR MILITARY OR FEDERAL SPECIFICATIONS AND STANDARDS (OCT 2001)

 

      (a)  Definition.  “SPI process,” as used in this clause, means a management or manufacturing process that has been accepted previously by the Department of Defense under the Single Process Initiative (SPI) for use in lieu of a specific military or Federal specification or standard at specific facilities.  Under SPI, these processes are reviewed and accepted by a Management Council, which includes representatives of the Contractor, the Defense Contract Management Agency, the Defense Contract Audit Agency, and the military departments.

 

      (b)  Offerors are encouraged to propose SPI processes in lieu of military or Federal specifications and standards cited in the solicitation.  A listing of SPI processes accepted at specific facilities is available via the Internet in Excel format at http://www.dcma.mil/onebook/0.0/0.2/reports/modified.xls.

 

      (c)  An offeror proposing to use an SPI process in lieu of military or Federal specifications or standards cited in the solicitation shall¾

 

              (1)  Identify the specific military or Federal specification or standard for which the SPI process has been accepted;

 

              (2)  Identify each facility at which the offeror proposes to use the specific SPI process in lieu of military or Federal specifications or standards cited in the solicitation;

 

              (3)  Identify the contract line items, subline items, components, or elements affected by the SPI process; and

 

              (4)  If the proposed SPI process has been accepted at the facility at which it is proposed for use, but is not yet listed at the Internet site specified in paragraph (b) of this clause, submit documentation of Department of Defense acceptance of the SPI process.

 

      (d)  Absent a determination that an SPI process is not acceptable for this procurement, the Contractor shall use the following SPI processes in lieu of military or Federal specifications or standards:

 

(Offeror insert information for each SPI process)

 

SPI Process:

 

 

Facility:

 

 

Military or Federal Specification or Standard:

 

 

Affected Contract Line Item Number, Subline Item Number, Component, or Element:

 

 

 

      (e)  If a prospective offeror wishes to obtain, prior to the time specified for receipt of offers, verification that an SPI process is an acceptable replacement for military or Federal specifications or standards required by the solicitation, the prospective offeror¾

 

              (1)  May submit the information required by paragraph (d) of this clause to the Contracting Officer prior to submission of an offer; but

 

              (2)  Must submit the information to the Contracting Officer at least 10 working days prior to the date specified for receipt of offers.

 

(End of clause)

 

 

 


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