(This section contains information of a general or
explanatory nature that may be helpful, but is not manditory.)
6.1 Intended use. The Mount, Telescope, and Quadrant: M172
is used to support and employ a fire control quadrant for laying
the artillery weapon in elevation for indirect fire and direct
fire. It also supports an elbow telescope intended for laying the
artillery weapon in elevation for direct fire.
6.2 Acquisition requirements.
specify the following:
a. Title, number and date of this specification.
b. Selection of an applicable level of preservation,
packaging, and packing.
c. Applicable packaging data sheet number (See 5.1).
d. Applicable stock number.
e. Provisions for First Article Testing.
f. Reliability Assurance Sample.
g. Contract data requirements for submission of inspection
equipment designs conforming to Data Item Description DI-R-1714.
h. Prospective bidders should be made aware that a Nuclear
Regulatory License is required for the manufacture of this item.
i. Level of preservation and packaging. (See 5.1).
6.3 Inspection equipment design.
6.3.1 Submission of designs for approval. Contractor
designs for final acceptance inspection shall be approved by the
Government prior to fabrication or procuring the equipment. The
contractor is referred to MIL-HDBK-204 for guidance. Submission
of design concept on inspection equipment is permissible for
tentative approval. The completion date for design review will be
based on the data of the final submission of designs and the
required delivery schedule as stipulated in the contract. Submit
designs as required to: Commander, U.S. Army Armament Research,
Development and Engineering Center, ATTN: AMSMC-QAF-I(D),
Picatinny Arsenal, NJ 07806-5000. This address will be specified
on the Contract Data Requirements List DD Form 1423 in the
contract. Unless otherwise specified, data item DI-R-1714 will