Failure Report - In the event of a failure, the government Inspector
shall be notified immediately. A report shall be submitted to the procuring activity upon
completion of the test. In this report, the contractor shall propose suitable and adequate
design or material corrections for all failures which occurred. The procuring activity will
review such proposals and determine whether they are acceptable.
Reconditioning of Life Test Samples - Equipment which has been sub-
jected to the life test shall be reconditioned as follows:
(1) On completion of the life tests, the equipment shall be reworked by
the contractor by replacing all "wear" items. The "wear" items
shall be determined by agreement between the contractor and the
(2) After reworking, the contractor shall resubmit the equipment for
Test Procedures - The procedures used for conducting preproduction
tests, acceptance tests and life tests shall be prepared by the contractor and submitted to
the procuring activity for review and approval. The right is reserved by the procuring
activity or the government inspector to modify the tests or require any additional tests
deemed necessary to determine compliance with the requirements of this specification or the
contract. Specification MIL-T-18303 shall be used as a guide for preparation of test proce-
dures. When approved test procedures are available from previous contracts such proce-
dures will be provided and may be used when their use is approved by the procuring activity.
However, the right is reserved by the procuring activity to require modification of such
procedures, including additional tests, when deemed necessary.
Reconditioning of Tested Equipment - Equipment which has been subjected
to acceptance and life tests shall be reconditioned by the contractor by replacing all wear or
damaged items. After reworkhg the contractor shall resubmit the equipment for acceptance.
Presubmission Testing - No item, part or complete equipment shall be
submitted by the contractor until It has been previously tested and inspected by the contractor
and found to comply, to the best of his knowledge and belief, with all applicable requirements.
Rejection and Retest - Equipment which has been rejected may be re-
worked or have parts replaced to correct the defects and resubmitted for acceptance. Before
resubmitting, full particulars concerning previous rejection and the action taken to correct
the defects found in the original shall be furnished the government inspector.
PREPARATION FOR DELIVERY
General - All major units and parts of the equipment shall be preserved,
packaged, packed and marked for the level of shipment specified in the contract or order In
accordance with Specification MIL-E-17555.