5.1 Packing and marking. Packing and marking shall be Level A or B, as specified by the
contracting activity (see 6.2). Level A shall be in accordance with Drawings 8798142 and 8798143.
Level B shall be in accordance with Drawings 8798143 and 9216933.
5.1.1 Lot numbers. Lot numbers shall be in accordance with MIL-STD-1168.
(This section contains information of a general or explanatory nature that may be helpful but
is not mandatory.)
6.1 Intended use. The initiator 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 4.3.5)
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 applicable.
6.3 Hazard notice. The initiator described herein and certain of its components are flammable
orexplosiveand present hazards inmanufacture, 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