C188.8.131.52. SAR Content and Submission
C184.108.40.206.1. The SAR shall report the status of total
program cost, schedule, and performance; as well as program unit cost and
unit cost breach information. For joint programs, the SAR shall report the
information by participant. Each SAR shall include a full, life-cycle cost
analysis for the reporting program, each of its evolutionary blocks, as
available, and for its antecedent program, if applicable.
C220.127.116.11.2. The SAR for the quarter ending December 31
shall be called the annual SAR. The PM shall submit the annual SAR within
60 days after the President transmits the following fiscal year's budget
to Congress. Annual SARs shall reflect the President's Budget and
supporting documentation. The annual SAR is mandatory for all programs
that meet SAR reporting criteria.
C18.104.22.168.3. The PM shall submit SARs for the quarters
ending March 31, June 30, and September 30 not later than 45 days after
the quarter ends. Quarterly SARs are reported on an exception basis, as
C22.214.171.124.3.1. The current estimate (see subparagraph C126.96.36.199. )
exceeds the Program Acquisition Unit Cost (PAUC) objective or the
Average Procurement Unit Cost (APUC) objective of the currently approved
APB, both in base-year dollars, by 15 percent or more;
C188.8.131.52.3.2. The current estimate includes a 6-month or
greater delay, for any schedule parameter, that occurred since the
current estimate reported in the previous SAR;
C184.108.40.206.3.3. Milestone B or Milestone C approval occurs
within the reportable quarter.
C220.127.116.11.4. Pre-Milestone B projects may submit
RDT&E-only reports, excluding procurement, military construction, and
acquisition-related operations and maintenance costs. DoD Components shall
notify USD(AT&L) with names of the projects for which they intend to
submit RDT&E-only SARs 30 days before the reporting quarter ends.
USD(AT&L) shall so notify Congress 15 days before reports are due.
USD(AT&L) proposes changes to the content of a SAR, he or she shall
submit notice of the proposed changes to the Armed Services Committees of
the Senate and House of Representatives. USD(AT&L) may consider the
changes approved, and incorporate them into the report, 60 days after the
committees receive the change notice.
C18.104.22.168. SAR Waivers
C22.214.171.124.1. The Secretary of Defense may waive the
requirement for submission of SARs for a program for a fiscal year if:
C126.96.36.199.1.1. The program has not entered system
development and demonstration;
C188.8.131.52.1.2. A reasonable cost estimate has not been
established for the program; and,
C184.108.40.206.1.3. The system configuration for the program is
not well defined.
C220.127.116.11.2. As delegated by the Secretary of Defense,
USD(AT&L) shall submit a written notification of each waiver for a
fiscal year to the Armed Services Committees of the Senate and House of
Representatives not later than 60 days before the President submits the
budget to Congress, pursuant to 31 U.S.C. 1105 (reference (dn) ), in that fiscal
C18.104.22.168. SAR Termination. USD(AT&L) shall consider
terminating SAR reporting when 90 percent of expected production deliveries
or planned acquisition expenditures have been made, or when the program is
no longer considered an ACAT I program in accordance with 10 U.S.C. 2430 (reference (do)