5.2 Air Force packaging. Air Force packaging shall be in accordance with TPO 00-756-3501.
(This section contains information of a general or explanatory nature that may be helpful but is not
6.1 Intended use. The thruster assembly is used in conjunction with other propellant actuated devices
in Aircrew Emergency Escape Systems.
6.2 Acquisition requirements. Acquisition documents must specify the following:
a. Title, number, and revision letter 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. Production test activity and lot size (see 4.1 and 4.2.1)
d. Directions for shipping radiographs of entire production lot along with ballistic sample to the
activity conducting production lot acceptance tests (see 4.3.3)
e. Level of packing and marking (see 5.1)
f. That the safety precaution requirements of the ``Contractor's Safety Manual for Ammunition,
Explosives, and Related Dangerous Material,'' DOD 4145.26M are applicable. NOTE: When this
specification is used as part of the description of work to be accomplished by a Government
activity, the safety precaution requirements of ``Ammunition and Explosives Ashore,'' OP 5 are
6.3 Hazard notice. The thruster described herein and certain of its components are flammable, explosive,
or toxic and present hazards in manufacture, handling, storage, and shipment. The contractor should recognize
these properties and take appropriate measures to guard and protect against fire, explosion, adverse
environment, corrosive atmosphere, rough handling, and electrically induced incidents.
6.4.1 Ignition delay. Ignition delay is the time measured between the firing pin striking the primer or
ignition device and the beginning of a continuous thrust rise on the thrust-time record.
6.4.2 Mechanical failure. Mechanical failure is any deformation or breakage of a part, the occurrence
of which is other than a design function.