4) The Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM) Life Cycle Management Command has an urgent need to acquire periscope head assemblies for the Bradley Fighting Page 1 of 4 DAU 1/29/2018
Vehicle System. Due to this urgent need, there is insufficient time to use normal contracting vehicles to acquire these head assemblies. What option is available to the contracting officer for making sure this need is met in a timely manner? [Determine when the use of an undefinitized contract action is appropriate.] Use a letter contract and include as many terms and conditions as possible under the circumstances. Use the government purchase card as this requirement will not exceed the micropurchase threshold. Use an unpriced purchase order because this requirement will not exceed the simplified acquisition threshold. Use a cost reimbursement contract since this requirement is a research and development effort. 5) Although undefinitized contract actions (UCAs) may be necessary to support urgent needs, these actions are not a desirable form of contracting because the government bears the majority of the cost and risk during the undefinitized period. [Recognize concerns that affect the use of undefinitized contract actions.] True False 6) Within the DoD, a written Acquisition Plan is NOT required for which of the following? [Recognize conditions under which a written Acquisition Plan is required.] [Remediation Accessed :N] A single-year final buy out contract that covers all known present and future requirements Acquisitions for development, when the total cost of all contracts for the acquisition program is estimated to be $10 million or more Any other acquisition considered appropriate by the department or agency Acquisition for production or services when the total cost for all contracts is estimated to be $50 million or more 7) Market research indicates that no small business can meet your acquisition requirements.
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