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    Except for CLC060 covering T&M/Labor Hour contracts, there currently are no other Contracting “CLMs” that are dedicated solely to explaining contract types. CLM CLC011 only provides a very top-level explanation of the general difference between fixed-price and cost-reimbursement type contracts. However, the following authoritative references should provide you with the necessary information to help you understand the various, authorized contract types and the applicability for their use.
     
    Armed Services Pricing Manual, DoD 1986 [pdf file]
    https://acc.dau.mil/CommunityBrowser.aspx?id=154864 
     
    Section 1.7, "Price and Pricing Arrangements" pages 1-10 through 1-30 provide very good descriptions, including examples and depictions, of the contract types authorized by the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) in FAR Subparts 16.2, 16.3, 16.4 and 16.6 (note, these FAR subparts provide the "regulatory" description of each authorized contract type and when each is authorized for use - VERY GOOD Reading).
     
    Contract Pricing Reference Guides
    https://acc.dau.mil/CommunityBrowser.aspx?id=379603#1.1  [HTML version]
     
    https://acc.dau.mil/CommunityBrowser.aspx?id=379424&lang=en-US  [Word File]
     
    Volume 4, Advanced Issues in Contract Pricing,  Chapter 1 - Establishing And Monitoring Contract Type, also provides very good summaries of the various contract types, including a chart comparing the features of the contract types along with where each type fits within the Acquisition Life Cycle, including some detailed examples of how to structure the more complex FPI(F) and CPIF types. This reference is supplemented by the following reference which provides a stand-alone, comprehensive comparison of the various contract types
     
    DAU’s Acquisition Community Connection Comparison of Major Contract Types - 2012
    https://acc.dau.mil/CommunityBrowser.aspx?id=214513&lang=en-US 
     
    By reading the ASPM, CPRG, DAU ACC and FAR references noted above, you should gain a very good idea of the description and applicability of each contract type in addition to the information contained in FAR Part 16. 
     

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