3.7.6 Rise time. - The regulator shall meet the output voltage
requirement of 3,7.5 within 3.0 milliseconds of applying an input
voltage of from 18.0 to 30.0 dc volts.
3.8 Reliability.- The minimum operating life of the Regulator
shall be 1000 hours of continuous operation, and shall meet all
requirements of this specification.
QUALITY ASSURANCE PROVISIONS
4.1 Responsibility for inspection.- Unless otherwise specified
in the contract or purchase order, the supplier is responsible for
the performance of all inspection requirements as specified herein.
Except as otherwise specified, the supplier may utilize his own
facilities or any other facilities suitable for the performance of
the inspection requirements specified herein, unless disapproved by
the Government.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
4.1.1 General provisions.- The component and subassembly inspection
requirements of MIL-F-13926 form a part of the quality assurance provi-
sions of this specification. Definitions of inspection terms shall be
as listed in MIL-STD-109.
4.2 First article (initial production) ap proval.- 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
10 regulators 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
submitting 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
4.3 Inspection provisions.