3.6 Functional requirements.
3.6.1 Primer sensitivity. The primer shall fire when drop tested at an energy level of 60 inch-ounces in
a sectioned cartridge void of igniter and propellant charge (see 188.8.131.52).
3.6.2 Cartridge performance.
184.108.40.206 Misfires. The cartridge shall not fail to fire.
220.127.116.11 Ballistics. The cartridge, when tested in closed bomb, Drawing 5185085, shall comply with the
requirements of table I.
TABLE I. Ballistic requirements.
Maximum pressure (psig)
Igition Delay Time,
Time to P-max,
· 60 to · 70
65 to 75
195 to 205
3.7 Workmanship. Cartridges shall be free of cracks, splits, or other defects which might prevent proper
mating with connecting parts or proper functioning of the device.
3.7.1 Metal defects. All components shall be free from cracks, splits, cold shuts, inclusions, porosity,
or any similar defect.
3.7.2 Burr. No part shall have a burr which might interfere with the assembly or function of the item or
which might be injurious to personnel handling the item.
3.7.3 Foreign matter. No part or assembly shall contain chips, dirt, grease, rust, corrosion, or other
4. QUALITY ASSURANCE PROVISIONS
4.1 Responsibility for inspection. Unless otherwise specified in the contract or purchase order, the
contractor is responsible for the performance of all inspection requirements (examinations and tests) as
specified herein. Except as otherwise specified in the contract or purchase order, the contractor may use his
own or any other facilities suitable for the performance of the inspection requirements specified herein, unless
disapproved by the Government. The Government reserves the right to perform any of the inspections set
forth in this specification where such inspections are deemed necessary to ensure supplies and services
conform to prescribed requirements (see 6.2).