Applicable DID No.
Camouflage line art
(Copies of DID's required by contractors in connection with specific acquisition functions
should be obtained from the Naval Publications and Forms Center or as directed by the
6.3 First article. When a first article inspection is required, the items should be a production
model. The first article should consist of one or more units. The contracting office should
include specific instructions in acquisition documents regarding arrangements for examinations,
tests, and approval of the first article test results and disposition of the first article.
6.3.1 First article inspection. When a first article inspection is required, the items should be
a preproduction compressor. The first article should consist of one or more units. The
contracting officer should include specific instructions in acquisition documents regarding
arrangements for examinations, tests and approval of the first article test results and disposition
of the document's first article.
6.4 Lubricants. MIL-STD-838 prescribes the policy for using specification-type products
wherever possible and provide specific requirements for potential use of non-standard
proprietary products. MIL-STD-838 is implemented by MIL-HDBK-113. The contracting
officer should note that unless otherwise authorized by the US Army Belvoir Research,
Development, and Engineering Center (ATTN: STRBE-VF), Fort Belvoir, VA 22026-5606,
lubricants, fluids, and greases for ground equipment systems must be restricted to those listed
under MIL-HDBK-113, chapter 2.
6.5 Government-furnished property. The contracting officer should arrange to furnish to the
contractor the property listed in 3.17, 3.25.4 and 3.26.5 as required. The military design engine
and information regarding the installation of the engine will be furnished by the Government
6.6 Government-loaned property. The contracting officer should arrange for loan of the
Government property specified in 3.18 as required.
6.7 Free air. Free air is defined as air at atmospheric conditions surrounding the compressor,
at the point where the compressor is installed, but not in the immediate vicinity where it may be
affected by the heat of the compressor or engine cooling system.