The Commercial Item Group (CIG) supports buying activities in making informed commercial item determinations. DCMA AQKT helps its clients determine whether their acquisition meets one of the commercial item definitions in FAR 2.101 using market research and engineering support. The CIG also assists by evaluating the proposed prices to similar items/services that exist in the commercial marketplace.
We will accept formal requests for prime commerciality reviews (FAR12) in excess of $1M. We will accept FAR15 / commercial subcontractor requests as long as the supplier exceeds $3M. For cases under our thresholds, we can assist you in asking the right questions and provide insights into the CIG thought process.
Commercial@DCMA.mil also operates as a help-desk; which may be used to ask any questions in regards to commercial acquisition. The CIG Director may choose to accept cases under the CIG threshold, under special circumstances.