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Commercial Item Group

Mission

Provide acquisition insight for the integration of commercial products and services within DoD to streamline procurements and ensure warfighters receive cutting-edge technology at fair and reasonable prices.

Vision

To Advance defense acquisition strategies by leveraging commercial technology resulting in American warfighter superiority.

What's New

  • Special Industry Commerciality Request Effort: The submission period for this effort (Notice ID CIGSAMFY21-01) has closed. DCMA CIG has begun evaluating the packages for commerciality industry requests from both traditional and non-traditional defense contractors for products that fall into the following technology areas: space systems, unmanned and autonomous systems, energy and materials, ruggedized and high-performing computer components, IMUs, engines, and high-energy, long-cycle life batteries.

    Additional information can be found on the SAM.gov website at the following link: https://beta.sam.gov/opp/4ebdb08c37d7434895c40db8fd3d9aab/view. If you have questions regarding this initiative, please email us at dcma.boston-ma.candp-rc.mbx.CIG-Industry-Request@mail.mil.

    CIG held a Q&A session relative to this initiative. The audio can be found here and the text transcript here.

  • DCMA-CIG Office Hours - In an ongoing effort to streamline the acquisition lifecycle, DAU has partnered with the DCMA Commercial Item Group (CIG) to host a series of virtual Office Hours intended to continue the open dialogue and information exchange between the DoD and Industry. This forum will have an “ask me anything” style, so bring your questions! See the Upcoming Events section below for more information.

 

Commercial Item Database

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Give us Feedback (for our DoD Customers)

Send Feedback

Provide Feedback with the attached PDF. After completing this form and clicking submit, and automatic email will be sent to, 
 dcma.boston-ma.eastern-rc.mbx.Commercial@mail.mil.

Sharing Information

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 dcma.boston-ma.eastern-rc.mbx.Commercial@mail.mil and include as much information as possible such as:

  • Part number
  • NSN
  • Prime and subcontractor
  • CAGE codes
  • Description of the part
  • Research as to why you made the determination
  • Pricing information
  • Pictures

Legal Disclaimer

 

 

 

CIG Case Acceptance Thresholds

We only accept cases from, or initiating as a result of a request from a Contracting Officer or DoD buying activity.

DFARS requires a Commercial Item Determination be made on FAR12 acquisitions exceeding $1M. The CIG threshold for Prime FAR12 commercial determinations is $1M. For price reasonableness and subcontractor Commercial requests the CIG threshold is $2M or TINA.

For cases under our thresholds, we can assist you in asking the right questions and provide insights into the DCMA CIG thought process. .

dcma.boston-ma.eastern-rc.mbx.Commercial@mail.mil also operates as a help-desk; which may be used to ask any questions in regards to commercial acquisitions.

Points of Contact

Title Name Phone
Director Dan Hawley (303) 220-4015
CIG Pricing West Kori Marietta (317) 212-2015
CIG Pricing Northeast Ryan Connell (781) 259-1934
CIG Technical East Patrick Crisler (727) 258-9514
CIG Technical West Mike Whelan (303) 220-4142