SUBPART 1811.1 SELECTING AND DEVELOPING REQUIREMENTS
1811.107 Solicitation provisions.
SUBPART 1811.4 DELIVERY OR PERFORMANCE SCHEDULES
1811.403 Supplies or services.
1811.403-70 Packaging, handling, and transportation
1811.404 Contract clauses.
1811.404-70 NASA contract clauses
SUBPART 1811.5 LIQUIDATED DAMAGES
SUBPART 1811.6 PRIORITIES AND ALLOCATIONS
1811.600 Scope of subpart.
DESCRIBING AGENCY NEEDS
(b) Implementation of the Metric Conversion Act of 1975, as amended, must be in accordance with NPD 8010.2, Use of the Metric System of Measurements in NASA Programs.
(h) For Space Flight and Ground Support Programs and Projects, the Program or Project Technical Authority(ies) (See NPR 7120.5) must certify that the Technical Standards and Specifications cited in any solicitation or award are: 1) the most recent version, 2) tailored to the needs of the project and its elements, and 3) registered with the NASA Standards Update Notification System (SUNS) at http://standards.nasa.gov/default.taf. Exceptions must be approved by the Technical Authorities, and attached hereto.
(i) For procurements which include space communications and navigation (SCaN) capabilities, the Program or Project Technical Authorities (See NPD 8074) must certify that the requirement has been coordinated with the SCaN Office in the Space Operations Mission Directorate (SOMD).
Subpart 1811.1--Selecting and Developing Requirements Documents
(a) Safeguards to ensure safety, security, and environmental protection must be included, as applicable, in requirements documents.
(b)(1) Requirements for the use of energy efficient motor vehicles will be established in accordance with NPR 6200.1, “NASA Transportation and General Traffic Management”.
(b)(2) Requirements for the use of environmentally preferable products will be established in accordance with NPR 8830.1, “Affirmative Procurement Plan for Environmentally Preferable Products.” Requirements for the use of energy and water efficient products and the use of renewable energy technology will be established in accordance with NPR 8570.1, “Energy Efficiency and Water Conservation Technologies and Practices.”
(b) NASA uses the categorical method to report its use of voluntary consensus standards. Therefore, use of the provisions at 52.211-7 is not required. However, contracting officers must include in draft RFPs (DRFPs) the information required by 1815.201(c)(6)(A).
Subpart 1811.4--Delivery or Performance Schedules
(a)(3) Contract delivery or performance schedules must not be expressed in terms of a notice of award. A notice of award as a specific document, separate from the award document itself, is not a contractual document and shall not be used as a reference point for contract performance. See 1814.408 for additional information on notices of award.
(a) NPR 6000.1,"Requirements for Packaging, Handling, and Transportation for Aeronautical and Space Systems, Equipment, and Associated Components" provides guidance for shipment of certain NASA items.
(b) Contracting officers, with the advice of the requiring activity and the Center Transportation Officer, must include a designation of each deliverable item, or groupings of deliverable items, as Class I, II, III, or IV for the purposes of contractor compliance with the NPR.
(a)(2) FAR 52.211-8, Time of Delivery, Alternates II and III, must not be used in NASA contracts.
(3) FAR 52.211-9, Desired and Required Time of Delivery, Alternates II and III, must not be used in NASA contracts.
The clause at 1852.211-70, Packaging, Handling, and Transportation, must be included in solicitations for contracts for deliverable items, including software, designated as Class I (mission essential), Class II (delicate or sensitive), or Class III (requires special handling or monitoring).
(d) The procurement officer must forward recommendations concerning remission of liquidated damages to the Headquarters Office of Procurement (Code HS).
The Defense Priorities and Allocations System (15 CFR Part 700) may be viewed at http://www.access.gpo.gov/nara/cfr/waisidx_06/15cfr700_06.html.
(c) The Department of Defense is the "Delegate Agency" for NASA. The Headquarters Office of Procurement (Code HK) must coordinate with DOD, as necessary, to ensure that any DOD requirements are met.
(e)(i) Rated orders may be used by NASA only as provided in Section 700.17 of the DPAS (15 CFR 700.17) and subject to the limitations provided in Section 700.18 of the DPAS (15 CFR 700.18). Priority ratings are assigned on individual contracts and purchase orders by the contracting officer.
(ii) NASA rated orders may only be assigned a DO rating, unless NASA has obtained a DX rating from the Department of Defense.
(iii) The following program identification symbols may be used on NASA rated contracts and purchase orders for equipment and services that support authorized programs (see Schedule I of the DPAS):
A1 - Aircraft
A2 - Missiles
A3 - Ships
A5 - Weapons
A6 - Ammunition
A7 - Electronic and Communications Equipment
B1 - Military Building Supplies
B8 - Production Equipment (For Contractor's Account)
B9 - Production Equipment (Government-Owned)
C2 - Construction
C3 - Maintenance, Repair, and Operating Supplies for Facilities
C9 - Miscellaneous/Other
(g) Installation requests for assistance shall be directed to the Headquarters Office of Procurement (Code HK).