220.127.116.11 Test conditions. Unless otherwise specified in 4.2.5, tests shall be conducted at the
ambient temperature and climatic conditions existing at the place of test. Prior to
commencement of initial production testing, vehicle shall have been prepared for operation in
accordance with 3.6. During test, the vehicle will receive servicing and adjusting at intervals
specified in the contractor's literature previously furnished to the Government representative.
18.104.22.168 Driver-operator. Driver shall be an experienced operator and shall be capable of, and
required to give objective opinions of the vehicles' handling, operational, and human engineering
characteristics to the Government representative. These opinions shall be evaluated by the
Government and contractor with regard to importance and necessary action.
22.214.171.124 Rejection. Permanent deformation, overheating, malfunction, component
interference, failure to meet performance requirements, failure to complete any test, or leakage of
fuel, lubricants or hydraulic fluid will be basis for rejection of the initial production test vehicle.
If such deficiencies do arise, they will be corrected on site and the initial production vehicle test
will be repeated. Acceptance of the initial production test vehicle shall not constitute a waiver
by the Government of its rights under provisions of the contract.
4.2.3 Radio frequency suppression verification. The vehicle manufacturer shall furnish, with
the questionnaire (vehicle descriptive data), a description of all interference suppression devices
used to suppress the vehicle in accordance with SAE J551. Data shall be sufficient for visual
determination that all required suppression devices are installed on the vehicle. When specified
in 126.96.36.199, the EMI shall be tested to verify that the components meet the requirements of
MIL-STD-461. Certified test reports shall be provided that the vehicle meets or exceeds the
requirements of 188.8.131.52 when specified or the requirements of 184.108.40.206.1. Method and visual
verification shall be provided.
4.2.4 Fifth wheel lift capacity verification. The vehicle manufacturer shall furnish certified
test data verifying the capability of the hydraulic lift fifth wheel to lift and support a load of
50,000 pounds over the kingpin throughout the lifting range as specified in 3.5.