a. A statement that the lot complies with all of
the quality assurance provisions specified in this specification.
b. Drawing and specification number and date, together
with an identification and date of changes thereto.
c. A statement that all material purchased by the
contractor meets requirements, when such material is controlled
by Government or commercial specifications referenced In any
of the contractual documents, and that certificates of conformance
are on file and available for review.
Number of items in the lot.
The certificate shall be signed by a responsible agent of the
certifying organization. The initial certificate submitted shall
be substantiated by evidence of the agent's authority to bind
his principal. Substantiation of the agent's authority will not
be required with subsequent certificates unless, during the course
of the contract, this authority is vested in another agent of
the certifying organization.
4.2 First Article Inspection
4.2.1 Submission of parts and assemblies.-The contractor
shall submit a first article sample as designated by the
contracting officer for determination of conformance to drawing
and specification requirements. The first article sample shall
consist of the following:
a. Fifteen (15) each of every Internal part and
Internal subassembly, Including loaded illuminant loading
b. Ten (10) each of every external metal part and
every external metal part subassembly unpainted.
c. Five (5) empty projectile loading assemblies pinned
and unpainted (i.e., without Internal components).
d, Five (5) empty projectile loading assemblies pinned,
painted and marked (i.e., without internal components).