4.7 Production sample. Upon acceptance of the first production vehicle, it shall remain
at the manufacturing facility as a production sample, and shall be the last vehicle shipped on the
contract. The contractor shall maintain the vehicle in a serviceable condition for the duration of
4.8 Failure. Failure of the first production vehicle to meet requirements of the contract
shall be cause for the Government to refuse acceptance of all vehicles under contract until
corrective action has been taken. Following corrective action, the vehicle shall be reinspected
and any previously performed tests, at the Government's option, shall be repeated.
4.9 Inspection of production vehicles. The contractor's inspection system shall, as a
minimum, assure that the vehicle conforms to the physical and dimensional requirements and is
capable of meeting performance requirements contained herein. All tank trucks under contract
shall be cleaned in accordance with 4.3.4, tested for leaks as specified in 4.3.5 and calibrated in
accordance with 184.108.40.206. All type III and IV tank trucks under contract shall be tested
hydrostatically in accordance with 4.3.6. For each vehicle under contract, the contractor shall
make available to the Government, at the point of final acceptance, records acceptable to the
Government indicating that the servicing and adjusting required by 3.13 have been
5. PREPARATION FOR DELIVERY
5.1 Vehicle processing. The vehicle shall be processed for shipment, from the
manufacturer a plant to the initial receiving activity, in accordance with the manufacturer's
standard commercial practice.
6.1 Intended use. Type I and II vehicles are intended for nontactical use as fuel servicing
vehicles. Type III and IV vehicles are intended for pressure refueling and defueling,
closed-circuit type refueling, and overwing type refueling and defueling of all Army helicopters
and aircraft. The type V vehicle is intended for bulk hauling of gasoline and fuel oil. All vehicle
types are intended for both on-road and limited off-road usage.
6.2 Ordering data. Acquisition documents should specify the following:
(a) Title, number and date of this specification.
(b) Type, class, size, and model of vehicle required (see 1.2).
(c) Issue of DoDISS to be cited in the solicitation and if required, the specific issue of
individual documents referenced (see 2.1.1 and 2.2).
(d) Identification of appropriate service for painting and marking (see 220.127.116.11
(e) Concealed markings, if required (see 18.104.22.168).