contractor proposed to use.(Commercial equipment is defined as
unmodified equipment which is cataloged and available for
purchase by the general public.) Contractor designs shall
include appropriate operating instructions, calibration pro-
cedures and maintenance procedures. Commercial equipment shall
be fully described by catalog listings or,other means, which
provide sufficient information to permit identification and
evaluation by the Government and may include illustrations and
engineering data. Designs shall be prepared for any special
fixture(s) required to be used with commercial equipment: or with
SIE designs if not otherwise covered (see 6.3.3.c). Designs
shall be of the category and for (Per DOD-D-1000) specified in
the Contract Data Requirements List (DD Form 1423).
specification number, paragraph number, and defect number from
Section 4 shall be referenced on each contractor design togrther
with the component or assembly drawing number revision letter
and date to which the specific design applies.
Submission of contractor inspection equipment designs
a p p r i v a l . Contractor designs shall be approved by the
Government prior to fabricating or procuring the equipment.
Designs shall be submitted for approval in accordance with the
stipulations, time frame and distribution specified in the
Contract Data Requirements Lists (DD Form 1423) or in the,
contract. partial submission of inspection equipment designs is
permissible and encouraged. However, the completion data for
design review will be based on the date of final submission of
designs and the required delivery schedule as stipulated in the
The specific segment of ARDEC to which the contractor
designs shall be sent will be SMCAR-QAF-1, Picatinny Arsenal, NJ
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 followlng
information in his letter of transmittal:
The contract number
The contract item (name, model numbers, etc.) .
The designs remaining to be submitted and the expected
date of submittal.
Unless otherwise specified, the word
"contractor" used throughout this or the item detail
of items or
specification shall mean any supplier or producer