Equipment Failures - Should a failure occur during either
the individual tests or special tests, the following action shall be taken:
(1) Determine the cause of The failure.
(2) Determine if the failure is an isolated case or
(3) Determine appropriate corrective action necessary
to reduce the possibility of the same failure(s)
occurring in future tests.
(4) Where practical, include a test in the individual
test to check all equipment for this requirement
until reasonsable assurance is obtained that the
defect has been satisfactorily corrected.
Test Procedures - The procedures used for conducting pre-
production tests and acceptance 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 and the contract.
MIL-T-18303 shall be used as a guide for preparation of test procedures.
When approved test procedures are available from previous contracts such
procedures 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
Reconditioning of Tested Equipment - Equipment which has
been subjected to acceptance and life tests shall be reconditioned by the
contractor by replacing all worn or damaged items. After reworking, the
contractor shell resubmit the equipment for acceptance.
Presubmission Testing - No item, part of 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 reworked 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 to the government inspector.
PREPARATION FOR DELIVERY
Genera? - All major units and part 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.