same manner, using the same materials, equipment, processes and
procedures as used in regular production. All parts and
materials, including packaging and packing, shall be obtained from
the same source of supply as used in regular production.
4.2.1 Government testing. When the Government is responsible
for conducting first article approval tests, the contractor, prior
to submitting the sample to the government, shall inspect the
sample to insure that it conforms to all requirements of the
contract and submit a record of this inspection, with the sample,
including certificates of conformance for materials.
4.2.2 Contractor testing. When the contractor is responsible
for conducting first article approval test, the sample shall be
inspected by the contractor for all the requirements of the
contract. The sample and a record of this inspection, including
certificates of conformance for materials, shall be submitted to
the Government for approval. The Government reserves the right to
witness the contractor's inspection.
4.3 Inspection provisions.
4.3.1 Submission of product. Unless otherwise specified by
the contracting officer, inspection lot size, lot formation and
presentation of lots shall be in accordance with "Submission of
Product" provisions of MIL-STD-105.
4.3.2 Examination and tests.
18.104.22.168 Components and subassemblies. All components and
subassemblies shall be inspected in accordance with the inspection
provisions contained in Supplementary Quality Assurance Provisions
(SQAP) listed in the technical data package (TDP). In the absence
of SQAP'S the applicable Quality Assurance Provisions of
MIL-F-13926 shall apply.
22.214.171.124 Final acceptance inspection. Subsequent to first
article approval, examination and test related to Section 3 herein
shall be performed on a single defect (individual characteristic)
basis in accordance with MIL-STD-105 and the sampling plans
specified in Table IV herein. Examination and tests for
Packaging r Packing and Marking shall be in accordance with
MIL-P-14232 and Section 5 herein. The tabulated classification of
defects in Tables IV and V shall constitute the minimum inspection
to be performed by the supplier after first article approval and
prior to Government acceptance or rejection by item or lot.