observed for leakage into the interior of the vehicle. The interior of the underbody storage
compartments shall be examined for leakage. Any evidence of leakage (water or moisture) shall
be cause for rejection.
4.4.4 Truck body treatment and painting. A certification regarding the body cleaning,
treating, prime painting and salt spray resistance testing, as required by MIL-STD-1223, shall be
made to the Government representatives at the first production vehicle inspection.
4.4.5 Radio frequency suppression verification. The vehicle manufacturer shall indicate
on the questionnaire (commercial vehicle engineering data) if the vehicle will be suppressed to
limit electromagnetic radiation in accordance with SAE J551.
4.4.6 Production sample. Upon acceptance of the first production vehicle, it shall remain
at the manufacturing facility as a production sample, and be the last vehicle shipped on the
contract. The contractor shall maintain the vehicle in a serviceable condition for the duration of
4.4.7 Failure. Failure of the first production vehicle to meet requirements of the contract
shall be cause for the Government to refuse acceptance of all vehicles under contract until
corrective action has been taken.
4.5 Inspection of production vehicles. The contractor's inspection system shall, as a
minimum, assure that the vehicle conforms to the physical and dimensional requirements and is
capable of meeting performance requirements contained herein. For each vehicle under contract,
the contractor shall make available to the Government at the point of final acceptance, records
acceptable to the Government indicating that the servicing and adjusting required by 3.4.28 have
4.5.1 Vehicle body inspection. Vehicle bodies installed on the chassis shall be inspected
for the characteristics and defects contained in table II. All noted defects shall be corrected.
TABLE II. Characteristics and defects
Unevenness, buckling, warping missing or
damaged rivets, overlapped panel surfaces
not sealed, excessive or sloppy application
or sealing material, gage metal, surface defects
(see 126.96.36.199 and 3.7.5)