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.
4.1.1 General provisions.- The component and subassembly inspection
requirements of MIL-F-13926 form a part of the Quality Assurance Provisions
of this specification. Definitions of inspection terms shall be as listed
4.2 First article (initial production) approval.- The requirement
for first article approval and the responsibility (Government or contractor)
for first article testing shall be as specified in the contract. The
sample for first article approval tests shall consist of three (3)
telescope mounts plus three (3) each of all items covered by SQAP. The
sample shall be manufactured in the same manner, using the same materials,
equipment, processes, and procedures as used in regular production. All
parts and materials, including packaging and packing, shall be obtained
from the same source of supply as used in regular production.
4.2.1 Government testing.- When the Government is responsible for
conducting first article approval tests, the contractor, prior to sub-
mitting the sample to the Government, shall inspect the sample to insure
that it conforms to all the requirements of the contract and submit a
record of this inspection with the sample, including certificates of
conformance for materials.
4.2.2 Contractor testing.- When the contractor is responsible for
conducting first article approval tests, the sample shall be inspected
by the contractor for all the requirements of the contract. The sample
and a record of this inspection, including certificates of conformance
for materials, shall be submitted to the Government for approval. The
Government reserves the right to witness the contractor's inspection.
4.3 Inspection Provisions.
4.3.1 Submission of Product.- Unless otherwise specified by the
contracting officer, inspection lot size, lot formation and presentation
of lots shall be in accordance with "Submission of Product" provisions
4.3.2 Examination and tests.
220.127.116.11 Components and subassemblies.- All components and sub-
assemblies shall be inspected in accordance with the inspection pro-
visions contained in Supplementary Quality Assurance Provisions (SQAP)
listed in the List of Inspection Documents (IEL), when provided with
the technical data package (TDP). In the absence of SQAPS, the
applicable Quality Assurance Provisions of MIL-F-13926 shall apply.
18.104.22.168 Final acceptance inspection.- Subsequent to first article
approval, examination and tests related to Section 3 herein shall be
performed on a single defect (individual characteristic) basis in
accordance with MIL-STD-105 and the sampling plans specified in Table
IV herein. Examination and tests for Packaging, Packing and Marking