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Change Number: DFARS Change 05/30/2024
Effective Date: 05/30/2024

252.232-7018 Progress Payments-Multiple Lots.

252.232-7018 Progress Payments-Multiple Lots.

As prescribed in 232.502-4-70(c), use the following clause:


(a) Definitions. As used in this clause—

“Lot” means one or more fixed-price deliverable line items or deliverable subline items representing a single, severable group where the sum of the costs for each group is segregated and a single progress payment rate is used.

“Multiple lots” means more than one lot on a single contract where progress payment proration is performed on a lot-wide, versus contract-wide, basis.

(b) When submitting progress payment requests under the billing instructions in Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) clause 52.232-16, Progress Payments, or Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) clause 252.232-7002, Progress Payments for Foreign Military Sales Acquisitions, of this contract, the Contractor shall—

(1) Submit separate progress payment requests for each lot identified in the contract;

(2) Identify the contract price for the lot as the sum of all fixed-priced line items identified to the lot, in accordance with FAR 32.501-3;

(3) Identify the lot on each progress payment request to which the request applies;

(4) Calculate each request on the basis of the price, costs (including the cost to complete), subcontractor financing, and progress payment liquidations of the lot to which it applies; and

(5) Distribute costs among lots in a manner acceptable to the Administrative Contracting Officer.

(c) Submit a separate progress payment request for U.S. and FMS requirements in accordance with the DFARS clause 252.232-7002, Progress Payments for Foreign Military Sales Acquisitions, of this contract.

(End of clause)


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