188.8.131.52.3 Malfunction classification. When the cause of the
malfunction can be determined the contractor shall make a
determination as to the seriousness of the cause. The contractor.
in addition, shall provide the Government representative with
objective evidence of his determination.
When the malfunction cause
184.108.40.206.3.1 Class I malfunction.
is classified as Class I (see 6.5.5), as verified by the
Government representative, the Government representative shall
s e l e c t , f r o m t h e r e p r e s e n t e d l o t~ a n a d d i t i o n a l s a m p l e i n
accordance with MIL-STD-105, General Inspection Level II, TABLE II
A, at an Acceptable Quality Level of 0.65. This sample shall then
be inspected by the contractor for the rifle non-conformance
determined to be the cause.
If the additional sample is rejected, the contractor
shall examine and correct all rifles in the repre-
sented lot and institute corrective action in the
manufacturing processes and associated quality con-
trol procedures to preclude recurrence of the cause
and to assure that materiel containing similar
defects is purged from the prime and vendor
The contractor, upon completion of the
preceding shall resubmit the reconditioned lot for
endurance test as specified in TABLE IV. Rifles
reconditioned by parts replacement shall be retested
in accordance with TABLE III prior to resubmittal
for endurance testing.
If the additional sample is accepted, the Government
representative shall select a second sample of four
rifles for the endurance test as specified in TABLE
220.127.116.11.3.2 Class II or III malfunction. When malfunction
cause is classified as Class ii or III (see 6.5.5), the contractor
shall examine and correct all rifles in the lot and institute
corrective action in the manufacturing processes and associated
q u a l i t y c o n t r o l p r o c e d u r e s to preclude recurrence of the cause and
to assure that materiel containing similar defects is purged from
both the prime and vendor or vendor facilities. The contractor
upon completion of the preceding, shall resubmit the reconditioned
lot for the endurance test specified in TABLE IV. Rifles
reconditioned by parts replacement shall be retested in accordance
with 18.104.22.168.1.1 prior to resubmittal for endurance testing.
Upon identification of the cause
22.214.171.124.3.3 Repair Parts.
of failure, acceptance of product may be resumed on those
components (repair parts) which have been determined to meet
contract requirements and did not contribute to the failure.