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 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
The Government reserves the right to perform any of
the inspections set forth in the specification where such
inspections are deemed necessary to assure supplies and services
conform to prescribed requirements.
4.1.1 Responsibility for compliance. All items must meet all
requirements of sections 3 and 5. The inspection set forth in
this specification shall become a part of the contractor's overall
inspection system or quality program. The absence of any
inspection requirements in the specification shall not relieve the
contractor of the responsibility of assuring that all products or
supplies submitted to the Government for acceptance comply with
all requirements of the contract. Sampling in quality conformance
does not authorize submission of known defective material, either
indicated or actual, nor does it commit the Government to
acceptance of defective material.
4.2 Classification of inspections. The following types of
inspection shall be conducted on this item:
First Article Inspection
Quality Conformance Inspection
First article inspection
4.3.1 Submission. The contractor shall submit a first
article sample as designated by the Contracting Officer for
evaluation in accordance with provisions of 4.3.2. The first
article sample shall consist of the following items in sample
quantities as indicated.
Cup, Transfer Lead
Transfer Lead Assembly
NOTE : Fifteen (15) of these assemblies shall be assembled
using the procedure specified in 4.5.3 to obtain the density of
the explosive charge.
4.3.2 Inspection to be Performed. See MIL-A-48078 and Table
4.3.3 Rejection. See MIL-A-4 078 and Table I herein.