AFARS - PART 5111
Describing Agency Needs
(Revised 23 December 2019)
(a) The Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Logistics and Technology) has the authority to require offerors to demonstrate that items offered meet the standards as set forth in FAR 11.103(a). See Appendix GG for further delegation.
(b)(1) The head of the contracting activity, on a non-delegable basis, has the authority to determine use of the items as described in DFARS 211.274-2.
(b)(2)(i)(B) The head of the contracting activity shall execute the determination and findings. See Appendix GG for further delegation.
The contracting officer shall include separately identifiable contract line items as described at DFARS 204.7103 for items, including items of contractor acquired property, that require item unique identification as identified in DFARS 211.274-2.
See AFARS 5142.1503(b)(2)(vi) for requirements to document contractor compliance with item unique identification in the Contractor Performance Assessment Reports System.
(a)(1) Use the clause at 252.211-7003, Item Identification and Valuation, in all solicitations and contracts for supplies.
(2) The contracting officer must obtain from the requiring activity a list of items with a unit value less than $5,000 that require unique identification. The contracting officer must enter those items into paragraph (c)(1)(ii) of the clause.
(3) As required in DFARS 252.211-7003(c)(1)(iii), include an attachment in the contract which lists embedded DoD serially managed subassemblies, components and parts that are uniquely identified.
(d) The Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Logistics and Technology) may reduce or waive the amount of liquidated damages under a contract, as described at FAR 11.501(d). See Appendix GG for further delegation.
The G-4 Business Transformation, Headquarters, U.S. Army Materiel Command is responsible for administering the Priorities and Allocations System within the Army.
(e) See DoD 4400.1-M, Department of Defense Priorities and Allocations Manual. Direct questions about areas not covered in DoD 4400.1-M to:
G-4 Business Transformation
Headquarters, U.S. Army Materiel Command
4400 Martin Road
Redstone Arsenal, AL 35898.
(c)(i) Insert the provision at AFARS 5152.211-9000, Evaluation of Subline Items, in solicitations when a fixed-price construction contract is contemplated and the clause at AFARS 5152.211-9001 is included in the solicitation.
(ii) In addition to the clause at FAR 52.211-18, insert the clause at AFARS 5152.211-9001, Variations in Estimated Quantities—Subline Items, in solicitations and contracts when—
(A) A fixed-price construction contract is contemplated that authorizes a variation in the estimated quantity of unit-priced items; and
(B) Those unit priced items will be subdivided into subline items and separately priced for payment purposes.