6.2 Ordering data. Procurement documents should specify the specific title,
number, and date of this specification and exceptions to this specification, applicable
drawings and other documents, and selection of applicable levels of preservation and
packaging, and packing.
preservation, packaging, and packing
6.2.1 Criteria for use of proper level of
shall be as follows:
For Level A This level shall be used for those items which are to be shipped
to indeterminate destinations or stored under indeterminate conditions for redistribu-
For Level B This level shall be used only when it is definitely known that the
item will be held in covered storage, either in domestic or overseas locations, for
a period of six months or less.
For Level C This level shall be used only when it is definitely known that
the packaged item is to be shipped to domestic installations for immediate use at the
first receiving activity.
When Government drawings, specifications, or other data are used for any purpose
other than in connection with a definitely related Government procurement operation,
the United States Government thereby incurs no responsibility nor any obligation
whatsoever; and the fact that the Government' may have formulated, furnished, or in
any way supplied the said drawings, specifications, or other data is not to be regarded
by implication or otherwise as in any manner licensing the holder or any other person
or corporation, or conveying any rights or permission to manufacture, use, or sell
any patented invention that may in any way be related thereto.