Name: Multiple or Single Award IDV
Screen Name: Multiple or Single Award IDV
Definition: Indicates whether the contract is one of many that resulted from a single solicitation, all of the contracts are for the same or similar items, and contracting officers are required to compare their requirements with the offerings under more than one contract or are required to acquire the requirement competitively among the awardees.
FAR/DFARS: FAR 16.5; DFARS 253.204-70(b)(13)(iii)
Required: Mandatory for IDC, otherwise not permitted.
M Multiple Award Enter code M if the contract is one of several awarded under a single solicitation when contracting officers are required to compare or compete their requirements among several vendors.
S Single Award Enter code S when the contract does not meet the definition of a multiple award contract.
FPDS Legacy: Currently collected; PEC approved
Instruction: Enter the appropriate code from the list.