Preparation, production, and handling of classified
material shall be in conformity with provisions of the Industrial Security
Manual for Safe-guarding Classified Information (Attachment to DD Form 441)
and current security regulations of the cognizant Inspector of Naval
procurement documents should specify the title,
number, and date of this specification.
Desired options shall be forwarded to the contracting
officer prior to use by the contractor.
The attention of the contracting officer is invited to the
Quality Assurance Provisions and options in Specification MIL-P-116.
Criteria for use of proper level of preservation, packaging
and packing shall be as follows:
This level shall be used for those items which are to
For Level A.
be shipped to indeterminate destinations or stored under indeterminate con-
ditions for redistribution anyhere.
This level shall be used only when it is definitely
For Level C.
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 obligations 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