contract. The specific segment of ARDEC to which the contractor
designs shall be sent will be SMCAR-QAF-I, Picatinny Arsenal, NJ
07806-5000. This address will be specified on the Contract Data
Requirements List, DD Form 1423 in the contract.
When the contractor submits inspection equipment designs to
the Government for approval he shall give the following
information in his letter of transmittal:
a. The contract number
b. The contract item (name, model numbers, etc.).
c. The designs remaining to be submitted and the expected
date of submittal.
6.4.1 Contractor. Unless otherwise specified, the word
"contractor" used throughout this or the item detail
specification shall mean any supplier or producer of items or
material to the Government. This shall include commercial
contractors; subcontractors; -
Government Owned, Contractor-
Operated (GOCO); and Government Owned, Government-operated (GOGO)
6.4.2 Technical data package (TDP). A technical description
of the item adequate for use in procurement. The description
defines the required design configuration and assures adequacy of
item performance. It consists of all applicable technical data
such as plans, models, performance requirements, quality
assurance provisions, and packaging data.
6.4.3 Critical defect. A defect that judgment and
experience indicate is likely to result in hazardous or unsafe
conditions for individuals using, maintaining, Or depending upon
the product; or a defect that judgement and experience indicate is
likely to prevent performance of the tactical function of a major
end item such as an aircraft, tank, land vehicle, missile,
artillery, or other major weapon system.
6.4.4 Special defect. A defect, other than critical, that
judgment and experience indicate may, depending upon the degree
of variance from the design requirement:
Result in hazardous or unsafe conditions for individuals
using, maintaining or depending upon the product, or