Monthly Archives: July 2014

Proposed Amendment to Section 818 of the NDAA for FY2012 (113th Congress, S.2410)

In May of this year, the Senate Armed Services Committee proposed an amendment to Section 818 of the NDAA for FY2012 (detection and avoidance of counterfeit electronic parts).

This proposed amendment appears in S.2410 – Carl Levin National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015, Section 824 “Sourcing Requirements Related to Avoiding Counterfeit Electronic Parts”. According to Senate Report 113-176, “[SASC] recommends a provision that would clarify sourcing requirements related to avoiding counterfeit electronic parts.”

Within the Senate Report, SASC directs the Comptroller General to provide a report on counterfeit or suspect counterfeit electronic parts. This report is to include analysis of GIDEP reports (quantity and sources of supply); and a description of DOD efforts to work with the defense industrial base to improve contractor systems for the detection and avoidance of counterfeit parts.

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AS6174A – Counterfeit Materiel; Assuring Acquisition of Authentic and Conforming Materiel has been published

AS6174A – Counterfeit Materiel; Assuring Acquisition of Authentic and Conforming Materiel  has been published.

More @ SAE.org

NOTE: This new standard has been added to the Standards Gaps Analysis posted last year

FAR / DFAR Case Update (25 July 2014)

Status updates from the ‘Open Cases Reports’ …

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3rd Trusted Microelectronics Workshop

3rd Trusted Microelectronics Workshop

Date: Thursday, August 21st 2014, 8:30am to 12:30pm

Location: BAE Systems Inc., 80 M Street SE, Washington, DC 20003

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FAR / DFAR Case Update (18 July 2014)

Status updates from the ‘Open Cases Reports’ …

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DEF STAN 05-135: Fraudulent and Counterfeit Materiel Avoidance Defence standard by UK MOD (10 July 2014)

The following standard was devised for the use of the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) and its suppliers in the execution of contracts for the MOD.

Defence Standard 05-135 – Avoidance of Counterfeit Materiel
Issue 1
10 July 2014

“This Defence Standard defines the arrangements that a supplier is required to establish to demonstrate that they are actively planning and managing the risk of counterfeit materiel in their supply chain to prevent delivery of such materiel to the MOD.”

Defence Standard 05-135 is available to download free of charge subject to prior registration.

More at defencegateway.mod.uk

 

NOTE: This new standard has been added to the Standards Gaps Analysis posted last year

FAR / DFAR Case Update (11 July 2014)

Status updates from the ‘Open Cases Reports’ …

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FAR / DFAR Case Update (7 July 2014)

Status updates from the ‘Open Cases Reports’ …

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