FAR / DFARS CASE UPDATE (20 Nov 2017)

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DCMA Contractor Purchasing System Review (CPSR) Guidebook – October 2, 2017

The Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) recently published an updated Contractor Purchasing System Review (CPSR) Guidebook. Appendix 10 is of interest to this audience – COUNTERFEIT PARTS MITIGATION AND SURVEILLANCE.

A copy of this updated guidebook is available from the home page of the DCMA website. Here is a direct link.

FAR / DFARS CASE UPDATE (3 Nov 2017)

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FAR / DFARS CASE UPDATE (31 Oct 2017)

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FAR / DFARS CASE UPDATE (23 Oct 2017)

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Fraudsters Supplied Counterfeit for Pacific Fleet’s Recon Ship – Mil.Today (Russia)

… “”We have revealed the facts of submission of documents containing misrepresentations regarding quality of the components required for repairs of main and auxiliary engines of the ship named Kurily. However, origin of the components was not found” …

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FAR / DFARS CASE UPDATE (13 Oct 2017)

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FAR / DFARS CASE UPDATE (2 Oct 2017)

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FAR / DFARS CASE UPDATE (19 Sep 2017)

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Enhancements Are Needed to FAA’s Oversight of the Suspected Unapproved Parts Program – US Dept. of Transportation OIG

“… Our audit found that FAA’s process for monitoring and investigating SUPs is not as effective as it could be, because of recordkeeping weaknesses and the lack of a management control to capture and accurately report the number of SUPs. Also, Agency oversight of industry actions to remove unapproved parts is ineffective because it does not consistently implement its process for notifying the industry about unapproved parts. As a result, FAA cannot be assured that unapproved parts have been removed from the system and no longer pose a threat to safety. …”

More at Office of Inspector General, U.S. Department of Transportation