DoD Acquisition Program (AP) Code Maintenance

The DoD Acquisition Program (AP) Code identifies the program and weapons system or equipment being supported by DoD. The DoD Acquisition Program (AP) Code identifies the DoD program, system, or equipment. FPDS-NG maintains all system generated values. The DoD Acquisition Program (AP) Codes consist of Major Defense Acquisition Programs (MDAP) and Major Automated Information Systems (MAIS).

 

Note: The Maintenance screen can only be edited and maintained by someone with DoD Administrator rights.

 

The following table lists the specifications for data for DoD Acquisition Program (AP) Code:

Field Name

Length/
Format

Required/Optional/System generated?
Field Description

Validations

DOD Acquisition Program (AP) Code

3 characters

Required This is the DoD Acquisition Program (AP) Code.

Each code can only be a combination of letters and/or numbers. Special Characters for example (, @, #, %,?, ) and embedded or leading blanks are not allowed in this field.

Acronym 1000 characters Required The Acronym of the DoD Acquisition Program (AP) Code
Program Name 1000 characters Optional Program Name is a description of the DoD Acquisition Program (AP) Code. Program Name is set to the Acronym if left blank.
Start Date Date (mm/dd/yyyy) Required Start Date is the earliest Date Signed for any reported contract action referencing this DoD Acquisition Program (AP) Code. Cannot be later the End Date. The start date can not be earlier than October 1, 1978 (start of FPDS reporting). The date entered can not exceed one year from the current date.
Created By*

50 characters Check the length of user ID

System generated The user ID of the user who created the DoD Acquisition Program (AP) Code. This field provides a timestamp when a new code is created.
Created Date* Date System generated The date when the DoD Acquisition Program (AP) Code was created. This field provides a date and timestamp when created.
Last Modified Date* Date System generated The user ID which created/ last updated the DoD Acquisition Program (AP) Code.
Last Modified By* 50 characters System generated The date the DoD Acquisition Program (AP) Code was last created/updated. This field provides a date and timestamp when updated by the User.
 

Creating a DoD Acquisition Program (AP) Code

To create a DoD Acquisition Program (AP) Code:

1. From the FPDS-NG home page, select under the System Administration section.

The following search screen displays:

 

2. Click located at the right side.

A DoD Acquisition Program (AP) Code screen displays:

3. Enter the DoD Acquisition Program (AP) Code, the Acronym, and the Program Name.

4. Enter the Start Date (This is the earliest date that a user may report this code in a contract action).

5. Leave End Date blank orenter the latest date that a user may report this code in a contract action.

The following fields are system generated and cannot be changed:

6. Click

FPDS-NG saves the DoD Acquisition Program (AP) Code. The sample screen displays the entry:

If the save is not successful the validation error messages are displayed on the screen

Edit an Existing DoD Acquisition Program (AP) Code

To edit an existing DOD Acquisition Program:

1. From the FPDS-NG home page, select under the System Administration section.

The following search screen displays:

 

2. Select a code to edit. Either scroll through the list or search.

To search:

Enter a Partial or full DOD Claimant Program Code.

-Or-

Enter a Partial or full Claimant Program Acronym or Program Name (For wild card search use the ‘%’ symbol. Refer to Wild card search section in Help).

-And-

Click located in the lower right corner of the screen.

3. If more than one code is displayed, select located in the Select field to choose the DoD Acquisition Program (AP) Code.

4. Click on the right.

5. You can now edit the available fields (Acronym, Program Name, Start Date and End Date).

6. When the editing is complete, click .

7. FPDS-NG saves the DoD Acquisition Program (AP) Code. The sample screen displays the entry: