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DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY

OFFICE OF THE ASSISTANT SECRETARY


(RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT ANO ACQUISITION)
1000 NAVY PENTAGON
WASHINGTON, DC 20350-1000 SEP 2 7 2017

MEMORANDUM FOR DISTRIBUTION

SUBJECT: Change 13-15 of the Navy Marine Corps Acquisition Regulation Supplement
(NMCARS)

The attached document identifies changes incorporated into the September 2013 edition
of the NMCARS. They are effective immediately. The online version of the NMCARS
available at http://www.secnav.navy.mil/rda/Pages/NMCARS.aspx will reflect these
changes shortly.

The point of contact for the NMCARS is Denise Randolph. She can be reached via
telephone on (703) 614-9767 or email at Denise.Randolph@navy.mil.

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Executive Director
Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy
(Acquisition and Procurement)

Attachment: As stated

Distribution:
CMC (DC, I&L)
CNR
COMMARCORSYSCOM
COMNAV AIRSYSCOM
COMNAVF ACENGCOM
COMNAVSEASYSCOM
COMNAVSUPSYSCOM
COMSC
COMSPAWARSYSCOM
DRPMSSP
PEO (A)
PEO (T)
PEO(U&W)
PEO (CARRIERS)
PEO (C4I)
PEO (SPACE)
PEO (EIS)
SUBJECT: Change 13-15 of the Navy Marine Corps Acquisition Regulation Supplement
(NMCARS)

Distribution (continued):
PEO (IWS)
PEO (JSF)
PEO (LS)
PEO (SHIPS)
PEO (SUBS)

Copy to:
AGC
CMC (LB)
DACM
DONAA
DON OSBP
MARCORSYSCOM (CT)
MSC (N10)
NAVAIRSYSCOM (2.0)
NAVFACENGCOM (ACQ)
NAVSEASYSCOM (02)
NAVSUPSYSCOM (N7)
ONR (02)
SPAWARSYSCOM (2.0)
SSP (SPN)
DASN (AIR)
DASN (SHIP)
DASN (C41 & SPACE)
DASN (RDT&E)
DASN (ELM)
DASN (IP)
DASN (M&B)

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NMCARS Change 13-15

The below table summarizes the changes to NMCARS:


(DPN = DFARS Publication Notice and FAC = Federal Acquisition Circular)

# Reference Description Part/Section


1 Clarification Deletes the reference to the DoD 5201.102(d)(S-90)
DODI 5000.66 dated Memorandum titled, “Reinforcing the
July 27, 2017 Evaluation Requirements Of Contracting
Officers Under DoDI 5000.66”, dated
August 27, 2008 which has been cancelled.
The requirement remains in the DoDI
5000.66 at paragraph 3.4.p.
2 Administrative Rewords delegation of authority content. 5201.108
Does not change delegation authorities.
3 Streamlining Streamlines the peer review process and 5201.170(b)(S-90)
DASN(AP) delegates some authority as delineated in the 5201.170(b)(S-91)
Memorandum dated DASN(AP) memo titled, “Streamlining the Annex 8
September 11, 2017 Procedures for the Department of the Navy's
Peer Review Program.” Annex 8 is updated
to remove redundant information.
4 Clarification The ratification reversion threshold of $3500 5201.602-
was meant to align with the micro-purchase 3(b)(3)(ii)(A) and
threshold; therefore, changed $3500 to “the (B)
micro-purchase threshold.”
5 Revision/Addition Revises content to align with FAR. Adds a 5207.107
FAC 2005-91 paragraph to request approval for contract 5207.107-2
consolidation. Corrects titling and 5207.107-3
references.
6 Administrative Changes the term from DUNS to Entity 5209.406-3(ii)(D)
FAC 2005-91 Identifier.
7 Revision Supplements the requirements for satisfying 5211.274-2(S-90)
the IUID quarterly reporting requirements.
8 Addition Adds a requirement to obtain DASN(AP) 5212.102(a)(i)(C)
DASN(AP) concurrence expert or consultant witness
Memorandum dated services are determined to be commercial.
August 18, 2017
9 Revision Aligns numbering and revises that a 5217.204(e)(i)
“determination” not “justification” is
required if the contract period is in excess of
the limitations..
10 Addition Adds a reporting requirement for the 5225.7798
DPAP Class Deviation enhanced authority to acquire products or
2017-O0009 services of Djibouti in support of DoD
operations in Djibouti.
11 Administrative Adds subpart title. 5225.90
NMCARS Change 13-15

12 Administrative Spells out the acronym NDAA 5231.205-90(a)


13 Revision Revises ECMRA website to reflect single 5237.102-90(b)
DoD ECMRA instance.
14 Addition Effective the date of enactment of the 5246.703
10 USC 7318 National Defense Authorization for FY2018, 5246.703(e)
adds warranty requirements for new 5246.704(1)(v)
construction shipbuilding contracts where
Shipbuilding and Conversion, Navy Account
funds are expended.