CIO: Upcoming Training for the New Technical Approval/Acquisition Approval Requests (TA/AAR) Web Application

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The new web application for submitting Fiscal Year 2020 Technical Approval and Acquisition Approval Requests is now open. Training sessions for TA/AAR petitioners will be offered on the following dates:

  • Wednesday, July 17
    • Session 1 – 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. (Eastern)
    • Session 2 – 3 p.m. - 4 p.m. (Eastern)
  • Thursday, July 18
    • Session 1 – 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. (Eastern)
  • Wednesday, July 24
    • Session 1 – 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. (Eastern)
    • Session 2 – 3 p.m. - 4 p.m. (Eastern)
  • Thursday, July 25
    • Session 1 – 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. (Eastern)
    • Session 2 – 3 p.m. - 4 p.m. (Eastern)        

What you need to know

  • The new TA/AAR web application is now open for submissions for FY2020 TA and AAR requests.
  • Plan to attend a training session to learn about the new TA/AAR web application.
  • Visit the TA/AAR Calendar for the training times and to add a session to your calendar. If you are unable to attend, a recording of a training session will be available.

What you need to do

  • FY2020 TAs and AARs are due Thursday, August 1, 2019.
  • Any remaining FY2019 AARs will no longer be accepted.
  • TA/AAR resources including an AAR Requirements Template can be found at the TA/AAR SharePoint Site.
  • Please begin preparing your AARs using the AAR Requirements Template, in accordance with the following deadlines:

FY2020 New Acquisition Actions

  • Period of Performance: October 1, 2019 – January 31, 2020
    • AAR Submission Deadline: August 1, 2019
  • Period of Performance: February 1, 2020 – May 31, 2020
    • AAR Submission Deadline: September 1, 2019
  • Period of Performance: June 1, 2020 – September 30, 2020
    • AAR Submission Deadline: October 1, 2019

FY2020 Existing Acquisition Renewals and/or Exercising Option Years

  • Period of Performance: October 1, 2019 – November 30, 2019
    • AAR Submission Deadline: August 1, 2019
  • Period of Performance: December 1, 2019 – September 30, 2020
    • AAR Submission Deadline: August 20, 2019

Help is available

For technical help call the Customer Help Desk at 1-866-945-1354 (TTY: 1-800-877-8339), start a chat with an agent, or type the full KBA number or “keywords” in double quotes into the Search box on the Customer Help Desk site to find helpful knowledge management documents.

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