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Special Operations Federal Acquisition Regulations Supplement

Attachment 5601-1

USSOCOM Review and Approval Levels

Current to SCN202106

Revised June 2021

Index

1.     Review Package Contents

5601-1.1a Review Package Contents Checklist

5601-1.1b Review and Approval Notes

2.     Approval Levels of Authority & Document Review

(Revised June 2021)

5601-1.2a SOF AT&L-KF/KH/KP/KW/KI/KR/KS

5601-1.2b SOFSA

5601-1.2c TAKO

5601-1.2d USASOC

5601-1.2e WARCOM

5601-1.2f MARSOC

5601-1.2g AID and RDA

5601-1.2h RCO-Joint, RCO-Pope, RCO-Pope 2 and RCO-Bragg

5601-1.2i SP-1 and SP-2

5601-1.2j SOF AT&L-KX, TSOCs, Contingency Operations, 24th SOW, and 905th

5601-1.2k Acquisition Strategy for Services (IAW DoDI 5000.74) All Offices

Attachment 5601-1.1a

REVIEW PACKAGE CONTENTS CHECKLIST*

Acquisition Plans

Acquisition planning documents based on complexity and dollar value

Market Research Report

Determination & Findings (D&F)

D&F

Local Legal Review

Statement of Work (SOW)/Performance Work Statement (PWS)/Statement of Objectives (SOO)

Funding Document(s), as applicable

Draft Letter Contract, as applicable

Justification and Approvals (J&A), Brand Name Justifications, Exception to Fair Opportunity (FOE):

Justification

Acquisition Plan

Market Research Report

Source Selection Plans

Source Selection Plan or Evaluation Plan

Applicable D&F’s

Requests for Proposals, Invitations for Bids, Request for Quotes

Solicitation

Requirements Package (SOW/PWS/SOO, CDRLs, DD254, etc.)

Acquisition Planning Documents or Brief (as applicable)

Local Legal Review

Competitive –

Evaluation Plan or Source Selection Plan

Non-Competitive –

J&A

Requests for Final Proposal Revisions (FPR)

(competitive only)

Evaluation Notices (ENs) and Contractor Responses

Draft Source Selection Evaluation Board (SSEB) Report

Draft FPR notice

Business Clearance

Access to file

Local Legal Review

Competitive – obtain approval to award without discussions or begin discussions

Request for Clearance

Initial SSEB report

Draft Competitive Range Determination

Non-Competitive – obtain approval prior to beginning negotiations

Pre-negotiation Business Clearance Memorandum

Contract Clearance

Approval of the negotiated business arrangement

Access to file – to include access to the contract writing system

Draft contract

Local Legal Review

Competitive

Request for Clearance

Final SSEB Report

Source Selection Advisory Council (SSAC) Report (if applicable)

Draft Decision Briefing

Draft Source Selection Decision Document (SSDD)

Non-Competitive

Post-negotiation Business Clearance Memorandum

Terminations

Termination Authority Form

Modification

Local Legal Review

Show Cause Letter

Ratifications

D&F (including all documentation of unauthorized commitment)

Local Legal Review

Ratification Checklist with associated documents

* Reference SOFARS 5604.803 Contents of Contract Files, DCG Part 4.1 Contents of Contract Files, and DCG Part 4.2 Contract Files Assurance and “Chain of Custody”. All documents listed above are to be included in the file prior to requesting review from SOF AT&L-KM/KX/KB as required and applicable to the specific contracting action.

Attachment 5601-1.2a

APPROVAL LEVELS OF AUTHORITY AND DOCUMENT REVIEW – June 2021

(unless further restricted by individual Contracting Officer warrant levels)

SOF AT&L-KF/KH/KP/KW/KI/KR/KS

ACTION

REVIEW

APPROVAL

1. Acquisition Plan (See Note 1 & Note 12)

Development:

Equal to or greater than $10M

HCD, Legal & SOF AT&L-KM3

SSA

Production:

Equal to or greater than $25M in any one year or equal to or greater than $50M for all years.

HCD, Legal & SOF AT&L-KM3

SSA

NOTE: For Services refer to 5601-1.2l Acquisition Strategy for Services

2. Type of Contract D&F

Single-Award Indefinite-Quantity Contracts greater than $112M

HCD, Legal, SOF AT&L-KM3, & HCA

SPE

Award Fee Contracts

HCD, Legal & SOF AT&L-KM3

HCA

Incentive Fee Contracts

KO

HCD1

 

Personal Services Contract

HCD, Legal & SOF AT&L-KM3

HCA

 

Undefinitized Contractual Action (UCA)

HCD, Legal & SOF AT&L-KM3

HCA

 

Contracts or orders with T&M or LH CLINs (greater than $1M OR greater than 3 yrs)

HCD, Legal & SOF AT&L-KM3

HCA

Contracts or orders with T&M or LH CLINs (less than or equal to $1M AND less than or equal to 3 yrs)

KO

HCD2

3. Justification and Approvals (J&As), Brand Name Justifications, and Exception to Fair Opportunity

Equal to or less than $700,000

KO

KO

 

Greater than $700,000, but less than or equal to $6.5M

Legal

PAAC

 

Greater than $6.5M, but less than or equal to $13.5M

HCD, Legal, & SOF AT&L-KM3

AAC

 

Greater than $13.5M, but less than or equal to $93M

Legal, SOF AT&L-KM3, & AAC

HCA

 

Greater than $93M

Legal, SOF AT&L-KM3, & AAC

SPE

4a. Requests for Proposals, Invitations for Bids, and Requests for Quotes

Equal to or less than $2M

KO

KO

 

Greater than $2M, but less than $20M

Legal

KO

 

Equal to or greater than $20M, but less than $50M

Legal

HCD

 

For competitive –

Equal to or greater than $50M

HCD, Legal, SSAC-C (if applicable), & SSA

SOF AT&L-KM3

For non-competitive –

Equal to or greater than $50M

HCD & Legal

SOF AT&L-KM3

4b. Requests for Final Proposals Revisions (Competitive - if applicable)

Equal to or greater than $50M

HCD, Legal, SSAC-C (if applicable) & SOF AT&L-KM3

SSA

5. Business Clearance

Equal to or less than $2M

KO

KO

Greater than $2M, but less than $20M

Legal

KO

 

Equal to or greater than $20M, but less than $50M

Legal

HCD

 

For competitive –

Equal to or greater than $50M

HCD & Legal

SOF AT&L-KM3

For non-competitive –

Equal to or greater than $50M, but less than $500M

Legal & HCD

SOF AT&L-KM3

Equal to or greater than $500M

Legal, HCD, & DPC

SOF AT&L-KM3

6. Contract Clearance

Equal to or less than $2M

KO

KO

 

Greater than $2M, but less than $20M

Legal

KO

 

Equal to or greater than $20M, but less than $50M

Legal

HCD

 

For competitive –

Equal to or greater than $50M

Legal & HCD

SOF AT&L-KM3

For non-competitive –

Equal to or greater than $50M, but less than $500M

Legal & HCD

SOF AT&L-KM3

Equal to or greater than $500M

Legal, HCD, & DPC

SOF AT&L-KM3

7. Source Selection or Evaluation Plans

Equal to or less than $6.5M

KO

SSA

 

Greater than $6.5M

Legal

SSA

8. Post Award Peer Reviews (Required for Services Only-See SOFARS 5601.170)

Equal to or greater than $50M

Legal, HCD & SOF AT&L-KM3

N/A

9. Ratifications

Equal to or less than the SAT

Legal

HCD

 

Greater than the SAT

HCD, Legal, & SOF AT&L-KM3

HCA

10. Terminations

Termination for Default/Cause

Legal & SOF AT&L-KM3

HCA

 

Termination for Convenience (equal to or less than $6.5M)

KO

HCD

 

Termination for Convenience (greater than $6.5M)

Legal

HCD

1 When the HCD is also the KO, approval authority is one level above the HCD.

2 When the HCD is also the KO, the approval authority will be the HCA.

3 For SOF AT&L-KP, the cognizant policy LNO for review and approvals is SOF AT&L-KB.

NOTE: The USSOCOM Acquisition Executive/Senior Procurement Executive (AE/SPE) designates as, and delegates the duties of, the USSOCOM Agency Advocate for Competition (AAC) to the Deputy Director of Procurement, and the Procuring Activity Advocate for Competition (PAAC) to each Division Chief of SOF AT&L-KF/KH/KP/KW/KI/KR/KS and Field Contracting Office Chiefs.

Attachment 5601-1.2b

APPROVAL LEVELS OF AUTHORITY AND DOCUMENT REVIEW – June 2021

(unless further restricted by individual Contracting Officer warrant levels)

SOFSA

ACTION

REVIEW

APPROVAL

1. Acquisition Plan (See Note 1 & Note 12)

Development:

Equal to or greater than $10M

FCO, Legal & SOF AT&L-KM

SSA

Production:

Equal to or greater than $25M in any one year or equal to or greater than $50M for all years.

FCO, Legal & SOF AT&L-KM

SSA

NOTE: For Services refer to 5601-1.2l Acquisition Strategy for Services

2. Type of Contract D&F

Single-Award Indefinite-Quantity Contracts greater than $112M

FCO, Legal, SOF AT&L-KM, & HCA

SPE

Award Fee Contracts

FCO, Legal & SOF AT&L-KM

HCA

Incentive Fee Contracts

KO

FCO1

 

Personal Services Contract

FCO, Legal & SOF AT&L-KM

HCA

 

Undefinitized Contractual Action (UCA)

FCO, Legal & SOF AT&L-KM

HCA

 

Contracts or orders with T&M or LH CLINs (greater than $1M OR greater than 3 yrs)

FCO, Legal & SOF AT&L-KM

HCA

Contracts or orders with T&M or LH CLINs (less than or equal to $1M AND less than or equal to 3 yrs)

KO

FCO2

3. Justification and Approvals (J&As), Brand Name Justifications, and Exception to Fair Opportunity

Equal to or less than $700,000

KO

KO

 

Greater than $700,000, but less than or equal to $6.5M

Legal

PAAC

 

Greater than $6.5M, but less than or equal to $13.5M

FCO, Legal, & SOF AT&L-KM

AAC

 

Greater than $13.5M, but less than or equal to $93M

Legal, SOF AT&L-KM, & AAC

HCA

 

Greater than $93M

Legal, SOF AT&L-KM, & AAC

SPE

4a. Requests for Proposals, Invitations for Bids, and Requests for Quotes

Equal to or less than $2M

KO

KO

 

Greater than $2M, but less than $20M

Legal

KO

 

Equal to or greater than $20M, but less than $50M

Legal

FCO

 

For competitive –

Equal to or greater than $50M

FCO, Legal, SSAC-C (if applicable), & SSA

SOF AT&L-KM

For non-competitive –

Equal to or greater than $50M

FCO & Legal

SOF AT&L-KM

4b. Requests for Final Proposals Revisions (Competitive - if applicable)

Equal to or greater than $50M

FCO, Legal, SSAC-C (if applicable) & SOF AT&L-KM

SSA

5. Business Clearance

Equal to or less than $2M

KO

KO

Greater than $2M, but less than $20M

Legal

KO

 

Equal to or greater than $20M, but less than $50M

Legal

FCO

 

For competitive –

Equal to or greater than $50M

FCO & Legal

SOF AT&L-KM

For non-competitive –

Equal to or greater than $50M, but less than $500M

Legal & FCO

SOF AT&L-KM

Equal to or greater than $500M

Legal, FCO, & DPC

SOF AT&L-KM

6. Contract Clearance

Equal to or less than $2M

KO

KO

 

Greater than $2M, but less than $20M

Legal

KO

 

Equal to or greater than $20M, but less than $50M

Legal

FCO

 

For competitive –

Equal to or greater than $50M

Legal & FCO

SOF AT&L-KM

For non-competitive –

Equal to or greater than $50M, but less than $500M

Legal & FCO

SOF AT&L-KM

Equal to or greater than $500M

Legal, FCO, & DPC

SOF AT&L-KM

7. Source Selection or Evaluation Plans

Equal to or less than $6.5M

KO

SSA

 

Greater than $6.5M

Legal

SSA

8. Post Award Peer Reviews (Required for Services Only-See SOFARS 5601.170)

Equal to or greater than $50M

Legal, FCO & SOF AT&L-KM

N/A

9. Ratifications

Equal to or less than the SAT

Legal

FCO

 

Greater than the SAT

FCO, Legal, & SOF AT&L-KM

HCA

10. Terminations

Termination for Default/Cause

Legal & SOF AT&L-KM

HCA

 

Termination for Convenience (equal to or less than $6.5M)

KO

FCO

 

Termination for Convenience (greater than $6.5M)

Legal

FCO

1 When the FCO is also the KO, approval authority is one level above the FCO.

2 When the FCO is also the KO, the approval authority will be the HCA.

NOTE: The USSOCOM Acquisition Executive/Senior Procurement Executive (AE/SPE) designates as, and delegates the duties of, the USSOCOM Agency Advocate for Competition (AAC) to the Deputy Director of Procurement, and the Procuring Activity Advocate for Competition (PAAC) to each Division Chief of SOF AT&L-KF/KH/KP/KW/KI/KR/KS and Field Contracting Office Chiefs.

Attachment 5601-1.2c

APPROVAL LEVELS OF AUTHORITY AND DOCUMENT REVIEW – June 2021

(unless further restricted by individual Contracting Officer warrant levels)

TAKO

ACTION

REVIEW

APPROVAL

1. Acquisition Plan (See Note 1 & Note 12)

Development:

Equal to or greater than $10M

FCO, Legal & SOF AT&L-KB

SSA

Production:

Equal to or greater than $25M in any one year or equal to or greater than $50M for all years.

FCO, Legal & SOF AT&L-KB

SSA

NOTE: For Services refer to 5601-1.2l Acquisition Strategy for Services

2. Type of Contract D&F

Single-Award Indefinite-Quantity Contracts greater than $112M

FCO, Legal, SOF AT&L-KB, & HCA

SPE

Award Fee Contracts

FCO, Legal & SOF AT&L-KB

HCA

Incentive Fee Contracts

KO

FCO1

 

Personal Services Contract

FCO, Legal & SOF AT&L-KB

HCA

 

Undefinitized Contractual Action (UCA)

FCO, Legal & SOF AT&L-KB

HCA

 

Contracts or orders with T&M or LH CLINs (greater than $1M OR greater than 3 yrs)

FCO, Legal & SOF AT&L-KB

HCA

Contracts or orders with T&M or LH CLINs (less than or equal to $1M AND less than or equal to 3 yrs)

KO

FCO2

3. Justification and Approvals (J&As), Brand Name Justifications, and Exception to Fair Opportunity

Equal to or less than $700,000

KO

KO

 

Greater than $700,000, but less than or equal to $6.5M

Legal

PAAC

 

Greater than $6.5M, but less than or equal to $13.5M

FCO, Legal, & SOF AT&L-KB

AAC

 

Greater than $13.5M, but less than or equal to $93M

Legal, SOF AT&L-KB, & AAC

HCA

 

Greater than $93M

Legal, SOF AT&L-KB, & AAC

SPE

4a. Requests for Proposals, Invitations for Bids, and Requests for Quotes

Equal to or less than $2M

KO

KO

 

Greater than $2M, but less than $20M

Legal

KO

 

Equal to or greater than $20M, but less than $50M

Legal

FCO

 

For competitive –

Equal to or greater than $50M

FCO, Legal, SSAC-C (if applicable), & SSA

SOF AT&L-KB

For non-competitive –

Equal to or greater than $50M

FCO & Legal

SOF AT&L-KB

4b. Requests for Final Proposals Revisions (Competitive - if applicable)

Equal to or greater than $50M

FCO, Legal, SSAC-C (if applicable) & SOF AT&L-KB

SSA

5. Business Clearance

Equal to or less than $2M

KO

KO

Greater than $2M, but less than $20M

Legal

KO

 

Equal to or greater than $20M, but less than $50M

Legal

FCO

 

For competitive –

Equal to or greater than $50M

FCO & Legal

SOF AT&L-KB

For non-competitive –

Equal to or greater than $50M, but less than $500M

Legal & FCO

SOF AT&L-KB

Equal to or greater than $500M

Legal, FCO, & DPC

SOF AT&L-KB

6. Contract Clearance

Equal to or less than $2M

KO

KO

 

Greater than $2M, but less than $20M

Legal

KO

 

Equal to or greater than $20M, but less than $50M

Legal

FCO

 

For competitive –

Equal to or greater than $50M

Legal & FCO

SOF AT&L-KB

For non-competitive –

Equal to or greater than $50M, but less than $500M

Legal & FCO

SOF AT&L-KB

Equal to or greater than $500M

Legal, FCO, & DPC

SOF AT&L-KB

7. Source Selection or Evaluation Plans

Equal to or less than $6.5M

KO

SSA

 

Greater than $6.5M

Legal

SSA

8. Post Award Peer Reviews (Required for Services Only-See SOFARS 5601.170)

Equal to or greater than $50M

Legal, FCO & SOF AT&L-KB

N/A

9. Ratifications

Equal to or less than the SAT

Legal

FCO

 

Greater than the SAT

FCO, Legal, & SOF AT&L-KB

HCA

10. Terminations

Termination for Default/Cause

Legal & SOF AT&L-KB

HCA

 

Termination for Convenience (equal to or less than $6.5M)

KO

FCO

 

Termination for Convenience (greater than $6.5M)

Legal

FCO

1 When the FCO is also the KO, approval authority is one level above the FCO.

2 When the FCO is also the KO, the approval authority will be the HCA.

NOTE: The USSOCOM Acquisition Executive/Senior Procurement Executive (AE/SPE) designates as, and delegates the duties of, the USSOCOM Agency Advocate for Competition (AAC) to the Deputy Director of Procurement, and the Procuring Activity Advocate for Competition (PAAC) to each Division Chief of SOF AT&L-KF/KH/KP/KW/KI/KR/KS and Field Contracting Office Chiefs.

Attachment 5601-1.2d

APPROVAL LEVELS OF AUTHORITY AND DOCUMENT REVIEW – June 2021

(unless further restricted by individual Contracting Officer warrant levels)

USASOC

ACTION

REVIEW

APPROVAL

1. Acquisition Plan (See Note 1 & Note 12) 

Development:

Equal to or greater than $10M

FCO, Legal & SOF AT&L-KB

SSA

Production:

Equal to or greater than $25M in any one year or equal to or greater than $50M for all years.

FCO, Legal & SOF AT&L-KB

SSA

NOTE: For Services refer to 5601-1.2l Acquisition Strategy for Services

2. Type of Contract D&F

Single-Award Indefinite-Quantity Contracts greater than $112M

Legal, SOF AT&L-KB, & HCA

SPE

Award Fee Contracts

Legal & SOF AT&L-KB

HCA

Incentive Fee Contracts

KO

FCO1

Personal Services Contract

Legal & SOF AT&L-KB

HCA

 

Undefinitized Contractual Action (UCA)

Legal & SOF AT&L-KB

HCA

 

Contracts or orders with T&M or LH CLINs (greater than $1M OR greater than 3 yrs)

Legal & SOF AT&L-KB

HCA

Contracts or orders with T&M or LH CLINs (less than or equal to $1M AND less than or equal to 3 yrs)

KO

FCO2

3. Justification and Approvals (J&As), Brand Name Justifications, and Exception to Fair Opportunity

Equal to or less than $700,000

KO

KO

 

Greater than $700,000 but less than $6.5M

Legal

PAAC

 

Equal to or greater than $6.5M, but less than $13.5M

FCO, Legal, SOF AT&L-KB

AAC

 

Equal to or greater than $13.5M, but less than $93M

FCO, Legal, SOF AT&L-KB& AAC

HCA

 

Equal to or greater than $93M

FCO, Legal, SOF AT&L-KB, AAC & HCA

SPE

4a. Requests for Proposals, Invitations for Bids, and Requests for Quotes

Equal to or less than $2M

KO

KO

 

Greater than $2M, but less than $10M

Legal

FCO

 

Equal to or greater than $10M, but less than $50M

Legal

SOF AT&L-KB

 

For competitive –

Equal to or greater than $50M

FCO, Legal, SSAC-C (if applicable), & SSA

SOF AT&L-KB

For non-competitive –

Equal to or greater than $50M

Legal & FCO

SOF AT&L-KB

4b. Requests for Final Proposals Revisions (Competitive - if applicable)

Equal to or greater than $50M

FCO, Legal, SSAC-C (if applicable) & SOF AT&L-KB

SSA

5. Business Clearance

Equal to or less than $2M

KO

KO

 

Greater than $2M, but less than $10M

Legal

FCO

 

Equal to or greater than $10M, but less than $50M

FCO & Legal

SOF AT&L-KB

For competitive –

Equal to or greater than $50M

FCO & Legal

SOF AT&L-KB

For non-competitive –

Equal to or greater than $50M, but less than $500M

FCO & Legal

SOF AT&L-KB

Equal to or greater than $500M

FCO, Legal, & DPC

SOF AT&L-KB

6. Contract Clearance

Equal to or less than $2M

KO

KO

 

Greater than $2M, but less than $10M

KO

FCO

 

Equal to or greater than $10M, but less than $50M

FCO & Legal

SOF AT&L-KB

For competitive –

Equal to or greater than $50M

FCO & Legal

SOF AT&L-KB

For non-competitive –

Equal to or greater than $50M, but less than $500M

FCO & Legal

SOF AT&L-KB

Equal to or greater than $500M

FCO, Legal, & DPC

SOF AT&L-KB

7. Source Selection or Evaluation Plans

Less than $6.5M

KO

SSA

 

Equal to or greater than $6.5M

SOF AT&L-KB, & Legal

SSA

8. Post Award Peer Reviews (Required for Services Only-See SOFARS 5601.170)

Equal to or greater than $50M

Legal, FCO & SOF AT&L- /KB

N/A

9. Ratifications

Equal to or less than the SAT

KO & Legal

FCO

 

Greater than the SAT

FCO, Legal, & SOF AT&L-KB

HCA

10. Terminations

Termination for Default

Legal

SOF AT&L-KB

 

Termination for Convenience (equal to or less than the SAT)

KO

FCO

 

Termination for Convenience (greater than the SAT)

Legal

SOF AT&L-KB

1 When the FCO is also the KO, approval authority is one level above the FCO.

2 When the FCO is also the KO, the approval authority will be the HCA.

NOTE: The USSOCOM Acquisition Executive/Senior Procurement Executive (AE/SPE) designates as, and delegates the duties of, the USSOCOM Agency Advocate for Competition (AAC) to the Deputy Director of Procurement, and the Procuring Activity Advocate for Competition (PAAC) to each Division Chief of SOF AT&L-KF/KH/KP/KW/KI/KR/KS and Field Contracting Office Chiefs.

Attachment 5601-1.2e

APPROVAL LEVELS OF AUTHORITY AND DOCUMENT REVIEW – June 2021

(unless further restricted by individual Contracting Officer warrant levels)

WARCOM (includes NSWDG)

ACTION

REVIEW

APPROVAL

1. Acquisition Plan (See Note 1 & Note 12)

Development:

Equal to or greater than $10M

FCO*, Legal & SOF AT&L-KB

SSA

Production:

Equal to or greater than $25M in any one year or equal to or greater than $50M for all years.

FCO*, Legal & SOF AT&L-KB

SSA

NOTE: For Services refer to 5601-1.2l Acquisition Strategy for Services

2. Type of Contract D&F

Single-Award Indefinite-Quantity Contracts greater than $112M

Legal, SOF AT&L-KM/KX/KB, & HCA

SPE

Award Fee Contracts

Legal & SOF AT&L-KB

HCA

Incentive Fee Contracts

KO

FCO1

Personal Services Contract

Legal & SOF AT&L-KB

HCA

 

Undefinitized Contractual Action (UCA)

Legal & SOF AT&L-KB

HCA

 

Contracts or orders with T&M or LH CLINs (greater than $1M OR greater than 3 yrs)

Legal & SOF AT&L-KB

HCA

Contracts or orders with T&M or LH CLINs (less than or equal to $1M AND less than or equal to 3 yrs)

KO

FCO2

3. Justification and Approvals (J&As), Brand Name Justifications, and Exception to Fair Opportunity

Equal to or less than $700,000

KO

KO

 

Greater than $700,000 but less than $6.5M

Legal

PAAC

 

Equal to or greater than $6.5M, but less than $13.5M

FCO, Legal, SOF AT&L-KB, & PAAC

AAC

 

Equal to or greater than $13.5M, but less than $93M

FCO, Legal, SOF AT&L-KB, PAAC & AAC

HCA

 

Equal to or greater than $93M

FCO, Legal, SOF AT&L-KB, PAAC, AAC & HCA

SPE

4a. Requests for Proposals, Invitations for Bids, and Requests for Quotes

Equal to or less than $2M

KO

KO

 

Greater than $2M, but less than $4M

Legal

KO

 

Equal to or greater than $4M, but less than $6.5M

Legal

FCO

 

For competitive –

Equal to or greater than $50M

FCO, Legal, SSAC-C (if applicable), & SSA

SOF AT&L-KB

For non-competitive –

Equal to or greater than $50M

Legal & FCO

SOF AT&L-KB

4b. Requests for Final Proposals Revisions (Competitive - if applicable)

Equal to or greater than $50M

FCO, Legal, SSAC-C (if applicable) & SOF AT&L-KB

SSA

5. Business Clearance

Equal to or less than $2M

KO

KO

 

Greater than $2M, but less than $4M

Legal

KO

Equal to or greater than $4M, but less than $6.5M

Legal

FCO

 

Equal to or greater than $6.5M, but less than $50M

FCO & Legal

SOF AT&L-KB

For competitive –

Equal to or greater than $50M

FCO & Legal

SOF AT&L-KB

For non-competitive –

Equal to or greater than $50M, but less than $500M

FCO & Legal

SOF AT&L-KB

Equal to or greater than $500M

FCO, Legal, & DPC

SOF AT&L-KB

6. Contract Clearance

Equal to or less than $2M

KO

KO

 

Greater than $2M, but less than $4M

Legal

KO

Equal to or greater than $4M, but less than $6.5M

Legal

FCO

 

Equal to or greater than $6.5M, but less than $50M

FCO & Legal

SOF AT&L-KB

For competitive –

Equal to or greater than $50M

FCO & Legal

SOF AT&L-KB

For non-competitive –

Equal to or greater than $50M, but less than $500M

FCO & Legal

SOF AT&L-KB

Equal to or greater than $500M

FCO, Legal, & DPC

SOF AT&L-KB

7. Source Selection or Evaluation Plans

Less than $6.5M

KO

SSA

 

Equal to or greater than $6.5M

SOF AT&L-KM/KX/KB, & Legal

SSA

8. Post Award Peer Reviews (Required for Services Only-See SOFARS 5601.170)

Equal to or greater than $50M

Legal, FCO & SOF AT&L-KB

N/A

9. Ratifications

Equal to or less than the SAT

KO & Legal

FCO

 

Greater than the SAT

FCO, Legal, & SOF AT&L-KB

HCA

10. Terminations

Termination for Default

Legal

SOF AT&L-KB

 

Termination for Convenience (equal to or less than the SAT)

KO

FCO

 

Termination for Convenience (greater than the SAT)

Legal

SOF AT&L-KB

1 When the FCO is also the KO, approval authority is one level above the FCO.

2 When the FCO is also the KO, the approval authority will be the HCA.

NOTE: The USSOCOM Acquisition Executive/Senior Procurement Executive (AE/SPE) designates as, and delegates the duties of, the USSOCOM Agency Advocate for Competition (AAC) to the Deputy Director of Procurement, and the Procuring Activity Advocate for Competition (PAAC) to each Division Chief of SOF AT&L-KF/KH/KP/KW/KI/KR/KS and Field Contracting Office Chiefs.

Attachment 5601-1.2f

APPROVAL LEVELS OF AUTHORITY AND DOCUMENT REVIEW – January 2020

(unless further restricted by individual Contracting Officer warrant levels)

MARSOC

ACTION

REVIEW

APPROVAL

1. Acquisition Plan (See Note 1 & Note 12)

Development:

Equal to or greater than $10M

FCO*, Legal & SOF AT&L-KB

SSA

Production:

Equal to or greater than $25M in any one year or equal to or greater than $50M for all years.

FCO*, Legal & SOF AT&L-KB

SSA

NOTE: For Services refer to 5601-1.2l Acquisition Strategy for Services

2. Type of Contract D&F

Single-Award Indefinite-Quantity Contracts greater than $112M

Legal, SOF AT&L-KB, & HCA

SPE

Award Fee Contracts

Legal & SOF AT&L-KB

HCA

Incentive Fee Contracts

KO

FCO1

 Attachment

Personal Services Contract

Legal & SOF AT&L-KB

HCA

 

Undefinitized Contractual Action (UCA)

Legal & SOF AT&L-KB

HCA

Contracts or orders with T&M or LH CLINs (greater than $1M OR greater than 3 yrs)

Legal & SOF AT&L-KB

HCA

Contracts or orders with T&M or LH CLINs (less than or equal to $1M AND less than or equal to 3 yrs)

KO

FCO2

3. Justification and Approvals (J&As), Brand Name Justifications, and Exception to Fair Opportunity

Equal to or less than SAT

KO

KO

Greater than SAT but less than $700,000

Legal

PAAC

Equal to or greater than $700,000 but less than $13.5M

FCO, Legal, SOF AT&L-KB

AAC

Equal to or greater than $13.5M, but less than $93M

FCO, Legal, SOF AT&L-KB, & AAC

HCA

 

Equal to or greater than $93M

FCO, Legal, SOF AT&L-KB, AAC, & HCA

SPE

4. Requests for Proposals, Invitations for Bids, and Requests for Quotes

Equal to or less than SAT

KO

KO

 

Greater than SAT but less than $750,000

KO

FCO

Equal to or greater than $750,000 but less than $1M

Legal

FCO

 

Equal to or greater than $1M

Legal & FCO

SOF AT&L-KB

5. Business Clearance

Equal to or less than SAT

KO

KO

 

Greater than SAT but less than $750,000

KO

FCO

Equal to or greater than $750,000 but less than $1M

Legal

FCO

 

Equal to or greater than $1M

Legal & FCO

SOF AT&L-KB

6. Contract Clearance

Equal to or less than SAT

KO

KO

 

Greater than SAT but less than $750,000

KO

FCO

Equal to or greater than $750,000 but less than $1M

Legal

FCO

 

Equal to or greater than $1M

Legal & FCO

SOF AT&L-KB

7. Source Selection or Evaluation Plans

Equal to or less than $1M

FCO

SSA

 

Greater than $1M

Legal & SOF AT&L-KB

SSA

8. Ratifications

Equal to or less than $25,000

KO & Legal

FCO

 

Greater than $25,000

Legal, FCO & SOF AT&L-KB

HCA

9. Terminations

Termination for Default

Legal & FCO

SOF AT&L-KB

 

Termination for Convenience (equal to or less than the SAT)

KO

FCO

 

Termination for Convenience (greater than the SAT)

Legal & FCO

SOF AT&L-KB

1 When the FCO is also the KO, approval authority is one level above the FCO.

2 When the FCO is also the KO, the approval authority will be the HCA.

NOTE: The USSOCOM Acquisition Executive/Senior Procurement Executive (AE/SPE) designates as, and delegates the duties of, the USSOCOM Agency Advocate for Competition (AAC) to the Deputy Director of Procurement, and the Procuring Activity Advocate for Competition (PAAC) to each Division Chief of SOF AT&L-KF/KH/KP/KW/KI/KR/KS and Field Contracting Office Chiefs.

Attachment 5601-1.2g

APPROVAL LEVELS OF AUTHORITY AND DOCUMENT REVIEW – June 2021

(unless further restricted by individual Contracting Officer warrant levels)

AID and RDA

ACTION

REVIEW

APPROVAL

1. Acquisition Plan (See Note 1 & Note 12) 

Development:

Equal to or greater than $10M

FCO*, Legal & SOF AT&L-KB

SSA

Production:

Equal to or greater than $25M in any one year or equal to or greater than $50M for all years.

FCO*, Legal & SOF AT&L-KB

SSA

NOTE: For Services refer to 5601-1.2l Acquisition Strategy for Services

2. Type of Contract D&F

Single-Award Indefinite-Quantity Contracts greater than $112M

Legal, SOF AT&L-KM/KX/KB, & HCA

SPE

Award Fee Contracts

Legal & SOF AT&L-KB

HCA

Incentive Fee Contracts

KO

FCO1

Personal Services Contract

Legal & SOF AT&L-KB

HCA

 

Undefinitized Contractual Action (UCA)

Legal & SOF AT&L-KB

HCA

 

Contracts or orders with T&M or LH CLINs (greater than $1M OR greater than 3 yrs)

Legal & SOF AT&L-KB

HCA

Contracts or orders with T&M or LH CLINs (less than or equal to $1M AND less than or equal to 3 yrs)

KO

FCO2

3. Justification and Approvals (J&As), Brand Name Justifications, and Exception to Fair Opportunity

Equal to or less than $700,000

KO

KO

 

Greater than $700,000 but less than $6.5M

Legal

PAAC

 

Equal to or greater than $6.5M, but less than $13.5M

FCO, Legal, SOF AT&L-KB

AAC

 

Equal to or greater than $13.5M, but less than $93M

FCO, Legal, SOF AT&L-KB& AAC

HCA

 

Equal to or greater than $93M

FCO, Legal, SOF AT&L-KB, ** AAC & HCA

SPE

4a. Requests for Proposals, Invitations for Bids, and Requests for Quotes

Equal to or less than $2M

KO

KO

 

Greater than $2M, but less than $6.5M

Legal

HCD/FCO

 

Equal to or greater than $6.5M, but less than $50M

Legal

SOF AT&L-KB

 

For competitive –

Equal to or greater than $50M

FCO, Legal, SSAC-C (if applicable), & SSA

SOF AT&L-KB

For non-competitive –

Equal to or greater than $50M

Legal & FCO

SOF AT&L-KB

4b. Requests for Final Proposals Revisions (Competitive - if applicable)

Equal to or greater than $50M

FCO, Legal, SSAC-C (if applicable) & SOF AT&L-KB

SSA

5. Business Clearance

Equal to or less than $2M

KO

KO

 

Greater than $2M, but less than $6.5M

Legal

HCD/FCO

 

Equal to or greater than $6.5M, but less than $50M

FCO & Legal

SOF AT&L-KB

For competitive –

Equal to or greater than $50M

FCO & Legal

SOF AT&L-KB

For non-competitive –

Equal to or greater than $50M, but less than $500M

FCO & Legal

SOF AT&L-KB

Equal to or greater than $500M

FCO, Legal, & DPC

SOF AT&L-KB

6. Contract Clearance

Equal to or less than $2M

KO

KO

 

Greater than $2M, but less than $6.5M

KO

HCD/FCO

 

Equal to or greater than $6.5M, but less than $50M

FCO & Legal

SOF AT&L-KB

For competitive –

Equal to or greater than $50M

FCO & Legal

SOF AT&L-KB

For non-competitive –

Equal to or greater than $50M, but less than $500M

FCO & Legal

SOF AT&L-KB

Equal to or greater than $500M

FCO, Legal, & DPC

SOF AT&L-KB

7. Source Selection or Evaluation Plans

Less than $6.5M

KO

SSA

 

Equal to or greater than $6.5M

SOF AT&L-KB, & Legal

SSA

8. Post Award Peer Reviews (Required for Services Only-See SOFARS 5601.170)

Equal to or greater than $50M

Legal, FCO & SOF AT&L-KB

N/A

9. Ratifications

Equal to or less than the SAT

KO & Legal

FCO

 

Greater than the SAT

FCO, Legal, & SOF AT&L-KB

HCA

10. Terminations

Termination for Default

Legal

SOF AT&L-KB

 

Termination for Convenience (equal to or less than the SAT)

KO

HCD/FCO

 

Termination for Convenience (greater than the SAT)

Legal

SOF AT&L-KB

1 When the FCO is also the KO, approval authority is one level above the FCO.

2 When the FCO is also the KO, the approval authority will be the HCA.

NOTE: The USSOCOM Acquisition Executive/Senior Procurement Executive (AE/SPE) designates as, and delegates the duties of, the USSOCOM Agency Advocate for Competition (AAC) to the Deputy Director of Procurement, and the Procuring Activity Advocate for Competition (PAAC) to each Division Chief of SOF AT&L-KF/KH/KP/KW/KI/KR/KS and Field Contracting Office Chiefs.

Attachment 5601-1.2h

APPROVAL LEVELS OF AUTHORITY AND DOCUMENT REVIEW – January 2020

(unless further restricted by individual Contracting Officer warrant levels)

RCO-Joint, RCO-Pope, RCO- Pope 2 & RCO-Bragg

ACTION

REVIEW

APPROVAL

1. Acquisition Plan (See Note 1 & Note 12)

Development:

Equal to or greater than $10M

FCO*, Legal & SOF AT&L-KB

SSA

Production:

Equal to or greater than $25M in any one year or equal to or greater than $50M for all years.

FCO*, Legal & SOF AT&L-KB

SSA

NOTE: For Services refer to 5601-1.2l Acquisition Strategy for Services

2. Type of Contract D&F

Single-Award Indefinite-Quantity Contracts greater than $112M

Legal, SOF AT&L-KB, & HCA

SPE

Award Fee Contracts

Legal & SOF AT&L-KB

HCA

Incentive Fee Contracts

KO

FCO1

Personal Services Contract

Legal & SOF AT&L-KB

HCA

 

Undefinitized Contractual Action (UCA)

Legal & SOF AT&L-KB

HCA

Contracts or orders with T&M or LH CLINs (greater than $1M OR greater than 3 yrs)

Legal & SOF AT&L-KB

HCA

Contracts or orders with T&M or LH CLINs (less than or equal to $1M AND less than or equal to 3 yrs)

KO

FCO2

3. Justification and Approvals (J&As), Brand Name Justifications, and Exception to Fair Opportunity

Equal to or less than SAT

KO

KO

Greater than SAT but less than $700,000

Legal

PAAC

Equal to or greater than $700,000 but less than $13.5M

FCO, Legal, SOF AT&L-KB

AAC

Equal to or greater than $13.5M, but less than $93M

FCO, Legal, SOF AT&L-KB, & AAC

HCA

 

Equal to or greater than $93M

FCO, Legal, SOF AT&L-KB, AAC, & HCA

SPE

4. Requests for Proposals, Invitations for Bids, and Requests for Quotes

Equal to or less than SAT

KO

KO

 

Greater than SAT but less than $750,000

KO

FCO

Equal to or greater than $750,000 but less than $1M

Legal

FCO

 

Equal to or greater than $1M

Legal & FCO

SOF AT&L-KB

5. Business Clearance

Equal to or less than SAT

KO

KO

 

Greater than SAT but less than $750,000

KO

FCO

Equal to or greater than $750,000 but less than $1M

Legal

FCO

 

Equal to or greater than $1M

Legal & FCO

SOF AT&L-KB

6. Contract Clearance

Equal to or less than SAT

KO

KO

 

Greater than SAT but less than $750,000

KO

FCO

Equal to or greater than $750,000 but less than $1M

Legal

FCO

 

Equal to or greater than $1M

Legal & FCO

SOF AT&L-KB

7. Source Selection or Evaluation Plans

Equal to or less than $1M

FCO

SSA

 

Greater than $1M

Legal & SOF AT&L-KB

SSA

8. Ratifications

Equal to or less than $25,000

KO & Legal

FCO

 

Greater than $25,000

Legal, FCO & SOF AT&L-KB

HCA

9. Terminations

Termination for Default

Legal & FCO

SOF AT&L-KB

 

Termination for Convenience (equal to or less than the SAT)

KO

FCO

 

Termination for Convenience (greater than the SAT)

Legal & FCO

SOF AT&L-KB

1 When the FCO is also the KO, approval authority is one level above the FCO.

2 When the FCO is also the KO, the approval authority will be the HCA.

NOTE: The USSOCOM Acquisition Executive/Senior Procurement Executive (AE/SPE) designates as, and delegates the duties of, the USSOCOM Agency Advocate for Competition (AAC) to the Deputy Director of Procurement, and the Procuring Activity Advocate for Competition (PAAC) to each Division Chief of SOF AT&L-KF/KH/KP/KW/KI/KR/KS and Field Contracting Office Chiefs.

Attachment 5601-1.2i

APPROVAL LEVELS OF AUTHORITY AND DOCUMENT REVIEW – June 2021

(unless further restricted by individual Contracting Officer warrant levels)

SP-1 & SP-2

ACTION

REVIEW

APPROVAL

1. Acquisition Plan (See Note 1 & Note 12)

Development:

Equal to or greater than $10M

FCO*, Legal & SOF AT&L-KB

SSA

Production:

Equal to or greater than $25M in any one year or equal to or greater than $50M for all years.

FCO*, Legal & SOF AT&L-KB

SSA

NOTE: For Services refer to 5601-1.2l Acquisition Strategy for Services

2. D&F

Single-Award Indefinite-Quantity Contracts greater than $112M

Legal, SOF AT&L-KB, & HCA

SPE

Award Fee Contracts

Legal & SOF AT&L-KB

HCA

Incentive Fee Contracts

KO

FCO1

Personal Services Contract

Legal & SOF AT&L-KB

HCA

 

Undefinitized Contractual Action (UCA)

Legal & SOF AT&L-KB

HCA

 

Contracts or orders with T&M or LH CLINs (greater than $1M OR greater than 3 yrs)

Legal & SOF AT&L-KB

HCA

Contracts or orders with T&M or LH CLINs (less than or equal to $1M AND less than or equal to 3 yrs)

KO

FCO2

3. Justification and Approvals (J&As), Brand Name Justifications, and Exception to Fair Opportunity

Equal to or less than SAT

KO

KO

 

Greater than SAT but less than $1M

KO, Legal

PAAC

 

Equal to or greater than $1M, but less than $13.5M

Legal, SOF AT&L-KB

AAC

 

Equal to or greater than $13.5M, but less than $93M

Legal, SOF AT&L-KB, & AAC

HCA

 

Equal to or greater than $93M

Legal, SOF AT&L-KB, & AAC

SPE

4a. Requests for Proposals, Invitations for Bids, and Requests for Quotes

Equal to or less than $750,000 ($1M for task orders)

KO

KO

 

Greater than $750,000 but less than $1M ($1M for task orders)

Legal

FCO

 

Equal to or greater than $1M, but less than $50M

Legal & FCO

SOF AT&L-KB

For competitive –

Equal to or greater than $50M

FCO, Legal, SSAC-C (if applicable), & SSA

SOF AT&L-KB

For non-competitive –

Equal to or greater than $50M

Legal & FCO

SOF AT&L-KB

4b. Requests for Final Proposals Revisions (Competitive - if applicable)

Equal to or greater than $50M

FCO, Legal, SSAC-C (if applicable) & SOF AT&L-KB

SSA

5. Business Clearance

Equal to or less than $750,000 ($1M for task or delivery orders)

KO

KO

 

Greater than $750,000 but less than $1M ($1M for task or delivery orders)

KO

FCO

 

Equal to or greater than $1M, but less than $50M

Legal & FCO

SOF AT&L-KB

For competitive –

Equal to or greater than $50M

Legal & FCO

SOF AT&L-KB

For non-competitive –

Equal to or greater than $50M, but less than $500M

Legal & FCO

SOF AT&L-KB

Equal to or greater than $500M

Legal, FCO, & DPC

SOF AT&L-KB

6. Contract Clearance

Equal to or less than $750,000 ($1M for task or delivery orders)

KO

KO

 

Greater than $750,000 but less than $1M ($1M for task or delivery orders)

KO

FCO

 

Equal to or greater than $1M, but less than $50M

Legal & FCO

SOF AT&L-KB

For competitive –

Equal to or greater than $50M

FCO & Legal

SOF AT&L-KB

For non-competitive –

Equal to or greater than $50M, but less than $500M

FCO & Legal

SOF AT&L-KB

Equal to or greater than $500M

FCO, Legal, & DPC

SOF AT&L-KB

7. Source Selection or Evaluation Plans

Equal to or less than $1M

KO

SSA

 

Greater than $1M

SOF AT&L-KB, Legal

SSA

8. Post Award Peer Reviews (Required for Services Only-See SOFARS 5601.170)

Equal to or greater than $50M

FCO & Legal

SOF AT&L-KB

9. Ratifications

Equal to or less than $25,000

KO & Legal

FCO

 

Greater than $25,000

Legal, FCO & SOF AT&L-KB

HCA

10. Terminations

Termination for Default

Legal & FCO

SOF AT&L-KB

 

Termination for Convenience (equal to or less than the SAT)

KO

FCO

 

Termination for Convenience (greater than the SAT)

Legal & FCO

SOF AT&L-KB

1 When the FCO is also the KO, approval authority is one level above the FCO.

2 When the FCO is also the KO, the approval authority will be the HCA.

NOTE: The USSOCOM Acquisition Executive/Senior Procurement Executive (AE/SPE) designates as, and delegates the duties of, the USSOCOM Agency Advocate for Competition (AAC) to the Deputy Director of Procurement, and the Procuring Activity Advocate for Competition (PAAC) to each Division Chief of SOF AT&L-KF/KH/KP/KW/KI/KR/KS and Field Contracting Office Chiefs.

Attachment 5601-1.2j

APPROVAL LEVELS OF AUTHORITY AND DOCUMENT REVIEW – January 2020

(unless further restricted by individual Contracting Officer warrant levels)

SOF AT&L-KX, TSOCs, Contingency Operations, 24th SOW, and 905th

ACTION

REVIEW

APPROVAL

1. Acquisition Plan (See Note 1 & Note 12)

Development

Equal to or greater than $10M

FCO*, Legal & SOF AT&L-KX

SSA

Production:

Equal to or greater than $25M in any one year or Equal to or greater than $50M for all years.

Legal & SOF AT&L-KX

SSA

NOTE: For Services refer to 5601-1.2l Acquisition Strategy for Services

2. Type of Contract (D&F):

Single-Award Indefinite-Quantity Contracts greater than $112M

Legal, SOF AT&L-KX, & HCA

SPE

Award Fee Contracts

Legal & SOF AT&L-KX

HCA

Incentive Fee Contracts

KO

FCO1

 

Personal Services Contract

Legal & SOF AT&L-KX

HCA

 

Undefinitized Contractual Action (UCA)

Legal & SOF AT&L-KX

HCA

Contracts or orders with T&M or LH CLINs (greater than $1M OR greater than 3 yrs)

Legal & SOF AT&L-KX

HCA

Contracts or orders with T&M or LH CLINs (less than or equal to $1M AND less than or equal to 3 yrs)

KO

FCO2

3. Justification and Approvals (J&As), Brand Name Justifications, and Exception to Fair Opportunity:

Equal to or less than $250,000

KO

KO

 

Greater than $250,000, but less than $700,000

Legal

SOF AT&L-KX

 

Equal to or greater than $700,000, but less than $13.5M

FCO, Legal, SOF AT&L-KX

AAC

 

Equal to or greater than $13.5M, but less than $93M

FCO, Legal, SOF AT&L-KX, & AAC

HCA

 

Equal to or greater than $93M

FCO, Legal, SOF AT&L-KX, AAC, & HCA

SPE

4. Requests for Proposals, Invitations for Bids, and Requests for Quotes

Equal to or less than SAT3

KO

KO

 

Greater than SAT3

Legal & FCO

SOF AT&L-KX

5. Business Clearance

Equal to or less than SAT3

KO

KO

 

Greater than SAT3

Legal & FCO

SOF AT&L-KX

6. Contract Clearance

Equal to or less than SAT3

KO

KO

 

Greater than SAT3

Legal & FCO

SOF AT&L-KX

7. Source Selection or Evaluation Plans

Equal to or less than SAT3

FCO

SSA

Greater than SAT3

Legal & SOF AT&L-KX

SSA

8. Ratifications

Equal to or less than $10,000

KO & Legal

FCO

 

Greater than $10,000

Legal, FCO & SOF AT&L-KX

HCA

9. Terminations

Termination for Default

Legal & FCO

SOF AT&L-KX

 

Termination for Convenience (equal to or less than $250,000)

KO & Legal

FCO

 

Termination for Convenience (greater than $250,000)

Legal & FCO

SOF AT&L-KX

1 When the FCO is also the KO, approval authority is one level above the FCO.

2 When the FCO is also the KO, the approval authority will be the HCA.

3 SAT for acquisitions in support of contingency operations applies to any contract to be awarded and performed, or purchase to be made, outside the United States. Otherwise, the standard SAT applies.

NOTE: The USSOCOM Acquisition Executive/Senior Procurement Executive (AE/SPE) designates as, and delegates the duties of, the USSOCOM Agency Advocate for Competition (AAC) to the Deputy Director of Procurement, and the Procuring Activity Advocate for Competition (PAAC) to each Division Chief of SOF AT&L-KF/KH/KP/KW/KI/KR/KS and Field Contracting Office Chiefs.

Attachment 5601-1.2k

ACQUISITION STRATEGY FOR SERVICE – September 2018

All Offices

1) IAW DoDI 5000.74 the decision authority or designee listed below will be responsible for the review and approval of the acquisition strategy. The Senior Service Manager (SSM) is PEO-SV. PEO or DPEO for service acquisitions assigned to a respective PEO, may approve acquisition strategies.

2) For TAKO, the approval authority is AMCOM Director, Special Programs (Aviation). For acquisitions exceeding $85.5M that are not performance-based, see SOFARS 5637.170-2.

3) For those acquisitions that require a formal written acquisition plan as delineated in DFARS 207.103, a separate acquisition plan is not required if the acquisition strategy includes the contents of written acquisition plans (FAR 7.105 and PGI 207.105), as applicable.

S-CAT

REVIEW

APPROVAL

S-CAT V

Acquisitions of services with an estimated total value of the SAT or more, but less than $10M

KO

The SSM has delegated approval to the component level. See SOFARS 5637.102.

S-CAT IV

Acquisitions of services with an estimated total value of $10M or more, but less than $100M

HCD/FCO, Legal, & SOF AT&L-KM/KX/KB

SSM

S-CAT III

Acquisitions of services with an estimated total value of $100M or more, but less than $250M

HCD/FCO, Legal, & SOF AT&L-KM/KX/KB

SSM

S-CAT II

Acquisitions of services with an estimated total value of $250M or more, but less than $1B

HCD/FCO, Legal, SOF AT&L-KM/KX/KB, & SSM

Acquisition Executive

Special Interest

As designated by the USD(AT&L)

HCD/FCO, Legal, SOF AT&L-KM/KX/KB, & SSM

USD(AT&L)

S-CAT I

Any acquisition of services with an estimated total value of $1B or more than $300M in any one year

HCD/FCO, Legal, SOF AT&L-KM/KX/KB, & SSM

USD(AT&L)