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H-1 NAVSEA 5252.202-9101


As used throughout this contract, the following terms shall have the meanings set forth below:

(a) DEPARTMENT - means the Department of the Navy.

(b) REFERENCES TO THE FEDERAL ACQUISITION REGULATION (FAR) - All references to the FAR in this contract shall be deemed to also reference the appropriate sections of the Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS), unless clearly indicated otherwise.

(c) REFERENCES TO ARMED SERVICES PROCUREMENT REGULATION OR DEFENSE ACQUISITION REGULATION - All references in this document to either the Armed Services Procurement Regulation (ASPR) or the Defense Acquisition Regulation (DAR) shall be deemed to be references to the appropriate sections of the FAR/DFARS.

(d) NATIONAL STOCK NUMBERS - Whenever the term Federal Item Identification Number and its acronym FIIN or the term Federal Stock Number and its acronym FSN appear in the contract, order or their cited specifications and standards, the terms and acronyms shall be interpreted as National Item Identification Number (NIIN) and National Stock Number (NSN) respectively which shall be defined as follows:

1)      National Item Identification Number (NIIN). The number assigned to each approved Item Identification under the Federal Cataloging Program. It consists of nine numeric characters, the first two of which are the National Codification Bureau (NCB) Code. The remaining positions consist of a seven digit non-significant number.

2)      National Stock Number (NSN). The National Stock Number (NSN) for an item of supply consists of the applicable four position Federal Supply Class (FSC) plus the applicable nine position NIIN assigned to the item of supply.