Provide acquisition insight for the integration of commercial products and services within DoD to streamline procurement and ensure warfighters receive cutting-edge technology at fair and reasonable prices.
NDAA 2019 changes to Commercial Item definition passed by the House on 5/24/2018 [DOC, 127KB]
NDAA 2018 Update [PDF, 5MB]
DFARS Case 2016-D006 [PDF, 295 KB]
Our mission is in support of a buying activity. As such we only accept cases from, or initiating as a result of a request from a Contracting Officer or buying activity. We will accept formal requests for prime contractor commerciality and price reasonableness reviews (FAR12) when contract value is greater than $1M. We will accept formal requests for subcontractor commerciality and price reasonableness reviews (FAR15) as long as the subcontract value is greater than $3M. For cases under our thresholds, we can assist you in asking the right questions and provide insights into the DCMA CIG thought process.
Commercial@DCMA.mil also operates as a help-desk; which may be used to ask any questions in regards to commercial acquisitions. The DCMA CIG Director may choose to accept cases under the DCMA CIG thresholds, under special circumstances.
We want PCOs to be able to submit CIDs they have made on parts & services, in an organized and systemic manner. We also welcome other agencies, or other DCMA offices to upload recommendations for commerciality they have made. These should be in a written format, with supporting rationale, in a PDF. As a result, please send CIDs and CIRs to Commercial@DCMA.mil and include as much information as possible such as: