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13) To be considered performance-based, an acquisition should contain, at a minimum, thefollowing elements:[Define Performance-Based Service Acquisition]PWS, measurable performance standards, performance incentives, QASPPWS, performance incentives, QASP, military specificationPWS, measurable performance standards, QASP, military specificationPWS, measurable performance standards, performance incentives, militaryspecifications
14) The acquisition team is working on a service requirement for one of your majorcustomers. The team’s current activities include selection of contract type, selection of acontractor based on LPTA or Trade-off process, and preparation of the acquisitionplanning documents. What step of the PBA process do these activitiesrepresent?[Identify the seven-step process for performance-based acquisitions.]
15) You are working with a research and development requirement to develop a newsensor that can be integrated into military uniforms to monitor the environment. Thesensor will identify the existence of specific contaminants in the immediate area. Thisrequirement will incorporate state-of-the-art technology that will be used to warn troops ofpotential dangers. What is the risk associated with this requirement?[Identify programcost, schedule, and performance risk events.]
16) You are working on two new requirements. One requirement is to purchase a newsystem for screening and identifying viruses and biologic agents. The other requirement isto purchase five more troop transport helicopters. The helicopters have been operatingsuccessfully for several years. Each requirement is estimated to cost $5 million. Whichlevel of risk management is appropriate?[Recognize the implications that riskmanagement plays in successful contract completion.]
17) You are working with your customer to identify the potential risk on a newrequirement for a research and development contract to design and build a prototype for anew mass transportation system. Key requirements for the system are: 1) it operates usingonly renewable energy sources; 2) it provides mass transit services to twice the servicearea as the current system; and 3) it reduces operating costs below the current system.

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