4.6.8 Functioning. When the operating rod of the assembled firing pin release is held firmly and a gas
source, having a maximum pressure of 250 psi, is applied to the housing gas intake port the firing pin release
body and cylinder assembly shall move completely over the operating rod. The operating rod shall be
returned to the original extended position. Complete and positive locking shall be assured.
4.7 Inspection of packaging. The sampling and inspection of the packaging, packing, and container
marking shall be in accordance with the requirements of section 5.
5.1 Packaging, packing, and marking. Packaging, packing, and marking shall be Level A or C, as
specified by the contracting activity (see 6.2). Packaging, packing, and marking shall be in accordance with
(This section contains information of a general or explanatory nature that may be helpful but is not
6.1 Intended use. The firing pin release assembly is used to release the precocked firing mechanism of
the RAU-3/A Remover and allow the remover to fire.
6.2 Acquisition requirements. Acquisition documents must specify the following:
a. Title, number, and date of this specification
b. Issue of DODISS to be cited in the solicitation and, if required, the specific issue of individual
documents referenced (see 2.1.1 and 2.1.2)
c. If first article inspection is required (see 3.1 and 6.3)
d. The responsible inspection activity (see 4.1)
e. Any special instruction requirements (see 4.3)
f. Level of packing and marking (see 5.1)
6.3 First article. When a first article inspection is required, the contracting officer should provide
specific guidance to offerors that the items should be a first article sample. The first article should consist of
5 metal parts assemblies, 9 sets of unassembled parts, and 1 set of unassembled parts without plating or final
protective finish. The contracting officer should also include specific instructions in acquisition documents
regarding arrangements for examination, approval of first article test results, and disposition of first articles.
Invitations for bids should provide that the Government reserves the right to waive the requirement for
samples for first article inspection to those bidders offering a product which has been previously acquired or
tested by the Government, and that bidders offering such products, who wish to rely on such production or