TABLE II. Test schedule.
4.6 Inspection comparison. The Government may select kits at any time during the first article period
and subject them to the examinations specified in 4.4.2 to determine conformance to the requirements of
this specification. The inspection will be performed by the contractor at the contractor's location and
witnessed by the Government on kits selected at random from those which have been accepted by the
Government, but will not include the previously inspected first article kits.
4.6.1 Inspection failure. Failure of an inspection comparison kit to meet any requirement specified
herein during, and as a result of, the examination shall be cause for rejection of the inspection comparison
kit and shall be cause for refusal by the Government to continue acceptance of first article kits until
evidence has been provided by the contractor, at no cost to the Government, that all deficiencies have been
corrected. Any deficiencies found as a result of inspection comparison will be considered prima-facie
evidence that all kits accepted prior to the completion of inspection comparison are similarly deficient,
unless evidence to the contrary is furnished by the contractor and such evidence is acceptable to the
4.7 Inspection of packaging.
4.7.1 First article pack inspection.
126.96.36.199 Examination. The first article pack shall be examined for the defects listed in 188.8.131.52.
Presence of one or more defects shall because for rejection.
184.108.40.206 Tests. The first article pack shall be subjected to the pendulum impact test in accordance with
FED-STD-101, test method 5012. At the conclusion of the test, any shifting of packed components,
loosening or breaking of hold-down provisions, ties, blocking or bracing, or damage to system components
shall constitute failure of the test and be cause for rejection.
4.7.2 Quality conformance inspection of pack.
220.127.116.11 Unit of product. For inspection purposes, a completed-pack ready for shipment shall be
considered a unit of product.
18.104.22.168 Sampling. Sampling for examination shall be in accordance with MIL-STD-105.