3.5 First Article Inspection
This specification contains
technical provisions for first article inspection. The first
article sample shall meet all requirements of this specification.
Requirements for the submission of first article sample by the
contractor shall be as specified in the contract.
The parts and assemblies shall be free from
chips, burrs, gouges, cracks, dirt, grease and other foreign matter
that may impair proper functioning. Cleaning methods used shall not
be injurious to any of the parts, nor shall the parts be
QUALITY ASSURANCE PROVISIONS
4.1 Responsibility for Inspection and Standard Quality
Unless otherwise specified herein or in the
contract, the provisions of MIL-A-48078 shall apply and are hereby
made a part of this detail specification.
4.2 Classification of Inspections
The following types of
inspection shall be conducted on this item.
First Article Inspection
Quality Conformance Inspection
4.3 First Article Inspection
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.
M823 Assembly (Inert)
Coating Test Panels
See Table I
4.3.2 Inspections to be Performed
See MIL-A-48078 and
Table I specified herein. The special tests per paragraphs 4.5.1
and 4.5.2 shall be performed by the Government at a Government
to be designated by the contracting officer.