DFARS change notice 20050913.
On Sept, 13, 2005, the Office of the Director of Defense Procurement and Acquisition Policy published the following change to the Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS DFARS Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement
DFARS DoD Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement ). Additional information on this change can be found at <http://www.acq.osd.mil/dpap/dars/dfars/changenotice/index.htm>.
Radio Frequency Identification See RFID. (DFARS Case 2004-D011)
Adds policy and a contract clause requiring contractors to affix affix v. 1) to attach something to real estate in a permanent way, including planting trees and shrubs, constructing a building, or adding to existing improvements. passive radio frequency identification (RFID (Radio Frequency IDentification) A data collection technology that uses electronic tags for storing data. The tag, also known as an "electronic label," "transponder" or "code plate," is made up of an RFID chip attached to an antenna. ) tags, at the case and palletized unit load Quantity of any item, packaged or unpackaged, which is arranged on a pallet in a specified manner and securely strapped or fastened thereto so that the whole is handled as a unit. levels, when shipping certain items to certain DoD locations. Also requires contractors to electronically submit advance shipment notices to DoD, to permit association of the RFID tag data with the corresponding shipment. These requirements apply to contracts for packaged operational rations, clothing, individual equipment, tools, personal demand items, and weapon system repair parts, that will be shipped to the Defense Distribution Depot in Susquehanna, Pa., or the Defense Distribution Depot in San Joaquin, Calif. Use of RFID technology will improve the visibility of DoD assets, increase the accuracy of shipment and receipt data, and permit more efficient movement of supplies within the DoD supply chain. This DFARS change will become effective on Nov. 14, 2005, and will be incorporated into the DFARS on that date.