purchase description


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purchase description

A statement outlining the essential characteristics and functions of an item, service, or materiel required to meet the minimum needs of the Government. It is used when a specification is not available or when specific procurement specifications are not required by the individual Military Departments or the Department of Defense.
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Against this backdrop, the Navy decided to develop an ASTM commercial fuel specification that would replace the marine gas oil purchase description.
Notes: All questions as to the interpretation of the Request for Proposal, Purchase Description and specifications, Evaluation Criteria and all other contract documents shall be submitted in writing no later than Monday, November 16, 2015 at 4 pm to Elaine Davis, Chief Procurement Officer, Email: edavis@barnstablecounty.
Presolicitation: Upgrade of computerized industrial controls for real time radiography system in accordance with the purchase description vibb 15-20-1202 dated may 19 2015