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Technical Data Package

A Technical Data Package (TDP) is a description of an item adequate for supporting an acquisition, production, engineering, and logistics support (e.g. Engineering Data for Provisioning, Training, and Technical Manuals). The description defines the required design configuration or performance requirements, and procedures required to ensure the adequacy of item performance. It consists of applicable technical …

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Lowest Price Technically Acceptable (LPTA)

Lowest Price Technically Acceptable (LPTA) source selection process (FAR 15.101-2) is where the government determines that the lowest price is awardable over the complaint technical offering of all proposals. LPTA is appropriate only when the government “expects” it can achieve best value from selecting the proposal that is technically acceptable and offers the lowest evaluated …

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Sources Sought

A Sources Sought Notice is a government market research tool to determine if there are two (2) or more capable businesses or Small Businesses that can perform the requirements of a planned contract.  It is not a Request for Proposal (RFP) or Invitation for Bid (IFB). It’s used by the government in developing Acquisition Strategies. Purpose of …

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DoD Source Selection Procedures

The Department of Defense (DoD) Source Selection Procedures were established to standardize the methodology and approach the DoD used to conduct competitive negotiated source selections. It outlines a common set of principles and procedures for conducting such acquisitions. DoD Source Selection Procedures Goal The goal of the source selection procedure is to ensure the Department’s …

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Section L – Instructions

Request for Proposal (RFP) Section L, Instructions, conditions, and notices to offeror’s or respondents. Insert in this section solicitation provisions and other information and instructions not required elsewhere to guide offeror’s or respondents in preparing proposals or responses to requests for information. Prospective offeror’s or respondents may be instructed to submit proposals or information in …

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Deriving Electronic Requirements

Derived Requirement are requirements that are not explicitly stated in the set of Stakeholder requirements, and yet is required to satisfy one or more of them. The specific requirements for an electronic device will be derived from the system requirements, safety analyses, system architecture, performance requirements, and the operational environment. The objectives of the requirements …

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