facilities suitable for the performance of the inspection
requirements specified herein, unless disapproved by the
Government. The Government reserves the right to perform any of
the inspections set forth in the specification where such
inspections are deemed necessary to assure supplies and services
conform to prescribed requirements. Unless otherwise specified
herein or in the contract, the provisions of MIL-A-48078 shall
apply and are hereby made a part of this detail specification.
4.1.1 Responsibility for compliance. All items must meet all
requirements of section 3 and 5. The inspection set forth in this
specification shall become a part of the contractor's overall
inspection system or quality program. The absence of any
inspection requirements in the specification shall not relieve the
contractor of the responsibility of assuring that all products or
supplies submitted to the Government for acceptance comply, with
all requirements of the contract. Sampling in quality conformance
does not authorize submission of known defective material, either
indicated or actual, nor does it commit the Government to
acceptance of defective material.
4.2 Classification of inspections. The following types of
inspection shall be conducted on this item:
First Article Inspection
Quality Conformance Inspection
4.3 First article inspection
4.3.1 Submission. The contractor shall submit a first
article sample as designated by the Contracting Officer for
evaluation in accordance with provision of 4.3.2. The first
article sample shall consist of the items as required per Table I.
See MIL-A-48078 and
4.3.2 Inspections to be Performed.
Table I specified herein.