First article inspection (see 4.3)
Quality conformance inspection (see 4.4)
4.3 First article inspection.
First article inspection shall consist
of all the tests listed in Table 1.
First article inspection report
format shall be in accordance with MIL-STD-831 (see 6.2.2).
Sampling for first article inspection.
First article samples
shall consist of the first two bomb racks manufactured on the contract.
These samples shall be permanently labeled A and B for ease of
Failure of the bomb rack to pass any of the first
article inspection shall be cause for rejection (see 6.3.1).
4.4 Quality conformance Inspection.
shall consist of the following:
Individual tests (see 4.4.1)
Sampling tests (see 4.4.2)
Quality conformance inspection report format shall be in accordance with
MIL-STD-831 (see 6.3).
A random sampling of the bomb racks shall be
selected by the government representative from each production lot in
accordance with Table III and shall be subjected to the tests listed in
Table II, Group 1 and Group 2. These samples shall be identified as A,
B, C, D.
Group 1 tests shall be conducted prior to Group 2 tests.
Failure to pass any of these test shall be cause for rejection of the
entire lot (see 6.2.lC and 6.3).
Unless otherwise specified herein, all tests
shall be performed under the following conditions:
Room ambient of 77±18°F.
All parts of the test item shall be
the specified temperature ±5°F indicated prior to
conducting any tests.
Unless otherwise specified herein, temperature
stabilization will have been attained when the indicated temperature of
the surface of the largest mass of the test item does not change by more
than ±5°F in a period of one hour.
When tests require stores to be mounted to the
bomb rack, swaybraces shall be used. Swaybraces shall be in the fully
retracted "normal" position during testing.