This Acquisition Plan Guide (APG) provides acquisition planning guidance and procedures for the Program Manager (PM) and other personnel assigned to participate in the acquisition planning process and the development of the Acquisition Plan (AP). The information contained in this APG is derived from the acquisition regulations, directives, and practical experience. This APG supersedes the April 1992 APG.
This edition of the APG is issued to assist requirements activities and contracting officers in preparing Acquisition Plans (APs). Use of the APG will provide reasonable assurance that APs address the appropriate issues of DoDD 5000.1, DoDI 5000.2, SECNAVINST 5000.2C, the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), the Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS), and the Navy Marine Corps Acquisition Regulation Supplement (NMCARS). Its use is discretionary, but is encouraged.
Reference Policy Memo: March 2007 Edition of The Department of he Navy Acquisition Plan Guide (APG), (M.F. Jaggard; March 06, 2007)