Sources of Past Performance Information
DOD maintains separate specialized databases for Architect
and Engineering past performance and Construction Contractor
Architect-Engineer Contract Administration
Support System (ACASS)
ACASS is a database of selected information
on Architect-Engineering firms. ACASS provides required
information for DOD and Federal Government selection committees
to aid them in their process of awarding A-E contracts.
It is maintained by the Portland, OR office of the U.S.
Army Corps of Engineers. It contains detailed SF254 firm
data, DOD awards, and past performance evaluations for the
last six years of Architect and Engineering services contracts.
For more information on ACASS, go to https://www.nwp.usace.army.mil/ct/i.
Construction Contractor Appraisal Support
CCASS is an automated database of performance
evaluations on construction contractors. CCASS provides
past performance information for DOD and Federal Government
contracting officers to aid them in their process of evaluating
construction contractors past performance. CCASS is a tool
to track the performance of construction contractors throughout
the DOD and Federal Government. It is maintained by the
Portland, OR office of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
For more information on CCASS, go to https://www.nwp.usace.army.mil/ct/i.
Contractor Performance Assessment Reporting
CPARS is used by the Navy, USMC, Air Force, DLA and
other defense agencies.
CPARS is a web-enabled application that collects
and manages the library of automated CPARs. CPARS is for
UNCLASSIFIED use only. Classified information is not to
be entered into this system. A CPAR assesses a contractor`s
performance and provides a record, both positive and negative,
on a given contract during a specific period of time. Each
assessment is based on objective facts and supported by
program and contract management data, such as cost performance
reports, customer comments, quality reviews, technical interchange
meetings, financial solvency assessments, construction/production
management reviews, contractor operations reviews, functional
performance evaluations, and earned contract incentives.
Past Performance Information Management System (PPIMS)
The Past Performance Information Management System (PPIMS)
is the Army's central repository for the collection
and utilization of Army-wide contractor Past Performance
Information (PPI). Available to authorized Government
personnel, PPIMS is used to support both the Contracting
Performance Review process and future award decisions.
PPIMS is also used to by Defense Information Systems
Agency (DISA) to collect DISA contractor's past performance
Other Government Agencies
Contractor Performance System (CPS)
In production since December 1996.
Multiple Agency, Shared File System: all authorized
users have access to the completed evaluations of all subscribing
Designed, developed, and implemented by the
NIH Center for Information Technology (CIT) under the guidance
and sponsorship of the Office of Contracts Management, Office
of the Director, NIH.
Supports acquisition activities in all fifty
states and over 100 foreign countries. Contains evaluations
from the following Federal Departments/Agencies: Department
of Health and Human Services, Department of Agriculture,
Department of Treasury, Department of Commerce, Department
of Justice, Department of Energy, Department of Interior,
Department of Labor, Department of Veterans Affairs, Social
Security Administration, Agency for International Development,
Environmental Protection Agency, Federal Emergency Management
Agency, General Services Administration, Department of Transportation,
Department of Education, Department of State, Export-Import
Bank and the Architect of the Capital.
Supports evaluations on Research and Development,
ADP, A&E, Construction, and Service and Supply contracts.
NIH CPS Construction Form approved by CAAC for use by CPS
subscribers in lieu of the SF 1420.
and Space Administration (NASA) Past Performance Data Base
NASA has also developed a past performance
database to track contractor's performance on NASA contracts.
Currently there is no web site with information on NASA's
system but for more information, contact NASA Headquarters
at (202) 358-1279.
Other Related Links
Integrated Acquisition Environment
This site provides information on the Integrated
Acquisition Environment (IAE) e-Government Initiative.
IAE's vision is to provide a secure business environment
that facilitates and supports cost-effective acquisition
of goods and services in support of mission performance.
The official web site of the President's eGov initiative.
US Navy Website
Sea Systems Command