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SUBPART 202.1--DEFINITIONS

(Revised August 31, 2000)

 

 



 202.101 Definitions.


202.101  Definitions.

 

“Congressional defense committees” means—

 

      (1)  The Committee on Armed Services of the Senate;

 

      (2)  The Subcommittee on Defense of the Committee on Appropriations of the Senate;

 

      (3)  The Committee on Armed Services of the House of Representatives; and

 

      (4)  The Subcommittee on Defense of the Committee on Appropriations of the House of Representatives.

 

"Contract administration office" also means a contract management office of the Defense Contract Management Agency.

 

“Contracting activity” for DoD also means elements designated by the director of a defense agency which has been delegated contracting authority through its agency charter.  DoD contracting activities are—

 

      DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

            Department of Defense Education Activity

            TRICARE Management Activity

              Real Estate and Facilities Directorate, Washington Headquarters Services

 

      ARMY

            Contract Support Agency

              Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Research, Development and Acquisition,

                    Headquarters, U.S. Army Materiel Command

            Aviation and Missile Command

            Industrial Operations Command

            Communications-Electronics Command

            Troop Support Agency

            Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command

            Training and Doctrine Command

            Forces Command

            Health Services Command

            Military District of Washington

              U.S. Army, Europe

            National Guard Bureau

            Corps of Engineers

            Information Systems Command

            Medical Research and Development Command

              U.S. Army, Pacific

            Military Traffic Management Command

            Space and Strategic Defense Command

            Eighth U.S. Army

            Intelligence and Security Command

              U.S. Army, South

            Defense Supply Service-Washington

            Directorate of Information Systems for Command, Control, Communications

                    and Computers, Office of the Secretary of the Army

              U.S. Army Special Operations Command

 

      NAVY

            Deputy, Acquisition and Business Management, Office of the Assistant

                    Secretary of the Navy (Research, Development, and Acquisition)

            Naval Air Systems Command

            Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command

            Naval Facilities Engineering Command

            Naval Inventory Control Point

            Naval Sea Systems Command

            Naval Supply Systems Command

              Office of Naval Research

            Military Sealift Command

            Strategic Systems Programs

            Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps

            Marine Corps Material Command

            Installations and Logistics, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps

 

      AIR FORCE

              Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary (Contracting)

              Air Force Materiel Command

              Air Combat Command

              Air Mobility Command

              Air Education and Training Command

            Pacific Air Forces

            United States Air Forces in Europe

              Air Force Space Command

 

      DEFENSE ADVANCED RESEARCH PROJECTS AGENCY

              Office of the Deputy Director, Management

     

      DEFENSE CONTRACT MANAGEMENT AGENCY

              Office of the Director, Defense Contract Management Agency

 

      DEFENSE FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING SERVICE

            External Services, Defense Finance and Accounting Service

 

      DEFENSE INFORMATION SYSTEMS AGENCY

            Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization

     

      DEFENSE INTELLIGENCE AGENCY

              Office of Procurement

 

      DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY

              Office of the Executive Director, Procurement Management, Defense Logistics

                Support Command

            Defense Supply Centers

            Defense Energy Support Center

 

      NATIONAL IMAGERY AND MAPPING AGENCY

            Procurement and Contracting Office

 

      DEFENSE THREAT REDUCTION AGENCY

            Acquisition Management Office

 

      NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY

            Headquarters, National Security Agency

 

      BALLISTIC MISSILE DEFENSE ORGANIZATION

            Headquarters, Ballistic Missile Defense Organization

 

      UNITED STATES SPECIAL OPERATIONS COMMAND

            Headquarters, United States Special Operations Command

 

“Contracting officer's representative” means an individual designated and authorized in writing by the contracting officer to perform specific technical or administrative functions.

 

“Departments and agencies,” as used in DFARS, means the military departments and the defense agencies.  The military departments are the Departments of the Army, Navy, and Air Force (the Marine Corps is a part of the Department of the Navy).  The defense agencies are the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, the Defense Commissary Agency, the Defense Contract Management Agency, the Defense Finance and Accounting Service, the Defense Information Systems Agency, the Defense Intelligence Agency, the Defense Security Service, the Defense Logistics Agency, the National Imagery and Mapping Agency, the Defense Threat Reduction Agency, the National Security Agency, the Ballistic Missile Defense Organization, and the United States Special Operations Command.

 

“Department of Defense (DoD),” as used in DFARS, means the Department of Defense, the military departments, and the defense agencies.

 

“Executive agency” means for DoD, the Department of Defense, the Department of the Army, the Department of the Navy, and the Department of the Air Force.

 

“Head of the agency” means, for DoD, the Secretary of Defense, the Secretary of the Army, the Secretary of the Navy, and the Secretary of the Air Force.  Subject to the direction of the Secretary of Defense, the Under Secretary of Defense (Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics), and the Director of Defense Procurement and Acquisition Policy, the directors of the defense agencies have been delegated authority to act as head of the agency for their respective agencies (i.e., to perform functions under the FAR or DFARS reserved to a head of agency or agency head), except for such actions that by terms of statute, or any delegation, must be exercised within the Office of the Secretary of Defense.

 

“Senior procurement executive” means, for DoD—

      Department of Defense (including the defense agencies)--Under Secretary of

            Defense (Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics);

      Department of the Army--Assistant Secretary of the Army (Research,

            Development and Acquisition);

      Department of the Navy--Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Research,

            Development and Acquisition);

      Department of the Air Force--Assistant Secretary of the Air Force

            (Acquisition).

 

      The directors of the defense agencies have been delegated authority to act as senior procurement executive for their respective agencies, except for such actions that by terms of statute, or any delegation, must be exercised by the Under Secretary of Defense (Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics).

 

 


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