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DATE: September 17, 2004

SUBJECT: Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS); Acquisition Plans -- Corrosion Prevention and Mitigation

SOURCE: Federal Register, September 17, 2004, Vol. 69, No. 180, page 55986

AGENCIES: Department of Defense (DOD)

ACTION: Final Rule

SYNOPSIS: DOD is amending DFARS 207.105, Contents of Written Acquisition Plans, to implement Section 1067 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2003 (Public Law 107-314), which requires DOD to prevent and mitigate corrosion during the design, acquisition, and maintenance of military equipment.

EDITOR'S NOTE: For more on other acquisition-related provisions of Public Law 107-314, see the December 3, 2002, FEDERAL CONTRACTS DISPATCH "Enactment of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2003."

EFFECTIVE DATE: September 17, 2004.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Teresa Brooks, Defense Acquisition Regulations Council, OUSD(AT&L)DPAP(DAR), IMD 3C132, 3062 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301-3062; 703-602-0326; fax: 703-602-0350.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: To implement Section 1067 of Public Law 107-314, this final rule amends DFARS 207.105 to revise paragraph (b)(13)(ii), which requires acquisition plans to discuss reliability and maintainability (R&M) program plans, to add the following sentence: "Also discuss corrosion prevention and mitigation plans."

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Panoptic Enterprises at 703-451-5953 or by e-mail to Panoptic@FedGovContracts.com.

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