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DoD COR Certification Types
(See USAMRAA PAN 17-04 - Administration and Surveillance of Service Contracts for training requirements)

COR Type ACOR Type BCOR Type C
Fixed-price contracts without incentives and low performance risk.Fixed-price contracts with incentives; fixed-price contracts with other than low performance risk; and other than fixed-price contracts. This includes everything other than Types A and C.Unique contract requirements that necessitate the COR have a higher education or specialized training beyond the Type B requirements.
Attributes of such requirements might include:
  • Lack of technical or administrative complexity
  • No identifiable risk factors
  • Limited requirement for technical expertise
  • Low likelihood of modification
  • Effort is a follow-on to an existing contract
  • Attributes of such requirements might include
  • Contract complexity or performance risk
  • Effort will be performed in multiple regions or remote geographic locations
  • The need for increased surveillance
  • Magnitude of the requirement
  • The contract contains incentive arrangements or cost sharing provisions
  • The contract is cost-type of T&M or LH type, or FP LOE
  • Attributes of such requirements might include:
  • Environmental remediation
  • Major weapons systems
  • Medical or dental or veterinarian services, etc.
  • COR responsibilities are generally limited to minimal technical and administrative contract surveillance.COR responsibilities are of increased complexity.COR responsibilities are of increased complexity.

    Contractor Performance Assessment Reporting System (CPARS)
    DoD CPAR Evaluation Dollar Thresholds
    (See USAMRAA PAN 17-05 - Contracting Officer Representative Contractor Performance Assessment Reporting System Responsibilities)

    Business SectorDollar Threshold
    Systems
    Science and Technology $5,000,000 for Budget Activity 6.4 and over
    Non-Systems
    Operations Suport $5,000,000
    Services $1,000,000
    Information Technology $1,000,000
    Science and TechnologyNot required but encouraged at > $1,000,000 for Budget Accounts 6.4 and over
    ***NOTE: CONTRACTS USING 6.1 BASIC RESEARCH, 6.2 APPLIED RESEARCH, AND 6.3 ADVANCED TECH OLOGY DEVELOPMENT FUNDS ARE NOT REQUIRED TO BE ENTERED INTO CPARS.

    Unauthorized Commitments (UC) video (13:08 minutes in length): Training Video
    Video Description: This video provides Government personnel the definition of UCs, describes how UCs can occur, discusses how UCs can be avoided, how MEDCOM tracks UCs, and describes the process for ratifying UCs.


    MEDCOM Pamphlet 715-2, U.S. ARMY MEDICAL COMMAND REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF UNAUTHORIZED COMMITMENTS
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    Cor Contracting Officer Information