General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems & Global Imaging Technologies Quality Codes

Vendor Quality QC Codes

Quality Codes are used to communicate specific quality and contract requirements to our vendors. Below is a list of the current QC Codes being used by General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems and General Dynamics Global Imaging Technologies.

101 – GDAIS APPROVED QMS09/10/10
The seller shall provide and maintain a Quality Management System (QMS) acceptable to GDAIS. GDAIS acceptance of supplier’s quality system shall be formally documented. The seller’s QMS shall ensure all items delivered are in full compliance with the requirements of the purchase order. The seller QMS may be subject to review by GDAIS at any time.

102 – ISO9001 REGISTERED QMS09/10/10
The seller shall provide and maintain a Quality Management System that is registered to ISO 9001:2008. The certification must be current.

103 – REQUIREMENT FOR INSPECTION09/10/10
The seller shall perform or have performed the inspections and tests required to substantiate that the supplies and services provided under this order conform to the drawing, specification and/or other applicable technical requirements. Seller shall establish and/or maintain a calibration system that is traceable to the National Institute of Standards and Technology for all measuring and test equipment used on this order. This system shall provide for: 1) recalibration at regular intervals commensurate with stability, purpose and degree of usage, and 2) a mandatory recall system within these established intervals. This system is subject to review at all times by GDAIS Quality Assurance.

104 – GOVERNMENT SOURCE INSPECTION09/10/10
Government inspection is required prior to shipment from your plant. Upon receipt of this order, promptly notify the government representative who normally services your plant so that appropriate planning for government inspection can be accomplished.

105 – GOVERNMENT SELECTIVE EVALUATION09/10/10
During performance on this order your quality control or inspection system and manufacturing processes are subject to review, verification, and analysis by authorized government representatives. Government inspection or release of product prior to shipment is not required unless you are otherwise notified.

106 – GDMS FINAL SOURCE INSPECTION06/22/16
Source inspection is required on all items covered by this order at the seller’s facility prior to shipment. The seller shall provide the necessary facilities, equipment and personnel qualified to demonstrate conformance to the order requirements to the GDMS Quality Assurance representative for this inspection. The seller shall provide tentative notice ten days in advance of inspection readiness and confirmation no less than forty-eight hours in advance thereof.

107 – GDMS IN-PROCESS SOURCE INSPECTION06/22/16
In-process source inspection is required on all items covered by this order at the seller’s facility prior to shipment. In-process inspection shall verify acceptability of quality characteristics which cannot be readily inspected in completed items. In-process inspection points shall be as defined in the order and shall be mutually agreed upon by GDMS Quality Assurance and the seller prior to start of manufacturing. The seller shall provide the necessary facilities, equipment and personnel qualified to demonstrate conformance to the order requirements to the GDMS Quality Assurance representative for this inspection. The seller shall provide tentative notice ten days in advance of inspection readiness and confirmation no less than forty-eight hours in advance thereof.

108 – GDAIS FIRST ARTICLE INSPECTION04/26/12
A complete verification inspection of one item of the first deliverable lot produced under this order is required. The seller shall verify and document evidence of conformance (measurement data) of all physical, chemical and test requirements required by drawings and specifications. The seller shall provide GDAIS with the First Article Report for inspection and approval. The seller shall obtain written acceptance of the First Article prior to shipments.

109 – RADIOGRAPHIC INSPECTION09/10/10
The items on this order require radiographic inspection by a government or buyer-approved x-ray laboratory. Film will be read and interpreted by the laboratory and the findings reported on an appropriate form. The x-ray film and one copy of the x-ray report must accompany the material. The x-ray film must be identified with the buyer’s order number and the report shall contain the signature and title of a responsible representative of the laboratory.

110 – FUNCTIONAL TEST REPORTS09/10/10
Each shipment shall be accompanied by one legible copy of a report of actual variables test data identifiable to test parameters and serial numbers of items submitted. These reports shall contain the signature and title of a responsible representative of the seller who performed the test indicating conformance to the specified requirements. The specifications must be listed, including the revision letter..

111 – CALIBRATION CERTIFICATION09/10/10
The seller shall maintain a calibration system that complies with MIL-STD-45662, ANSI-Z540 or ISO10012-1. Product shipped to General Dynamics shall be accompanied by one legible copy of the seller’s certification of accuracy and calibration data (Calibration Certification). This certificate must contain the signature and title of a responsible representative of the seller. All serialized unit(s) shall have their serial number(s) annotated on the certificate.

112 – AGE/ENVIRONMENT SENSITIVE MATERIAL (SHELF LIFE)09/10/10
The seller shall identify all materials and articles which have definite characteristics of quality degradation with age and/or environment. Identification shall include the date useful life was initiated and the date and/or the cycle at which the useful life will be expended. When environment is a factor in determining useful life, the identification shall include storage conditions required to achieve the stated useful life. Limited shelf life material containers shall be marked with the date of manufacture and the shelf life expiration date. The shelf life shall not exceed the requirements and a minimum of 75% of the shelf life shall remain at the time of shipment. Special storage requirements, if required, shall be provided with each shipment.

113 – MATERIAL CERTIFICATIONS09/10/10
Each shipment of material shall be accompanied by one legible copy of chemical analysis and/or physical test reports verifying compliance to applicable military/buyer’s specifications.

114 – HEAT OR MELT IDENTIFICATION09/10/10
All parts and/or material, and applicable documents, shall be identified by a heat number, heat code, heat lot number, or melt number of the seller. Where stamping of individual parts is not practical due to size or shape, the heat number, code, lot number, or melt number shall be stamped on the smallest unit package by the seller.

115 – SPECIAL PROCESS SAMPLES09/10/10
The special processes called for in this order shall be applied to samples of material of the same type to be used in manufacturing of deliverable items. The seller shall include the sample with each shipment and shall identify the sample to the order by part number and date of shipment. Each sample shall be approximately 1″ wide by 3″ long. Printed wiring board samples shall be those coupons from each panel produced and shall be in accordance with the applicable drawing or specification. Printed wiring board coupons shall be identified in accordance with requirements of the order.

116 – ACCEPTANCE TEST PROCEDURE09/10/10
The seller shall submit to GD-AIS one reproducible copy of the acceptance test procedure (ATP) to be used for determining acceptability of the articles to be delivered under this order at least ten days prior to requesting GD-AIS source inspection or at least ten days prior to shipment of the articles, as applicable. As a minimum, the ATP shall:

1. Be identified with a control number and revision status.
2. Exhibit approval by the seller’s quality function.
3. Address acceptance testing of all performance and mechanical characteristics of the GD-AIS specification that are applicable to the level of testing required, i.e., qualification, first article and/or production.
4. Contain a clear and concise description of the test methods to be used in performing each test.
5. Contain a list of test equipment to be used, including the manufacturer’s name and model number.
6. Contain block diagrams of test equipment set-ups identifying interconnection points and equipment used.
7. Contain data sheets which present specified information.
In the event of a required revision to the ATP during performance under this order, the seller shall furnish one reproducible copy of the revision to GD-AIS prior to inspection by GDAIS. The revision shall be identified as described above and shall exhibit evidence of approval by the seller’s quality function.

117 – MECHANICAL MEASUREMENTS REPORTS09/10/10
Each part shall be accompanied by one legible copy of a report of actual variables mechanical measurements identifiable to all mechanical parameters listed on the drawing. These reports shall contain the signature and title of a responsible representative of the seller who performed the measurements indicating conformance to the specified requirements. The drawing number must be listed, including the revision letter. In the event that measurements data are represented by sampling send data on those samples by the AQL selected. Place an identification tag or other temporary marking on all parts measured to assure positive data correlation upon receipt at GDAIS.

118 – STATEMENT OF CONFORMANCE / C of C06/22/16
The supplier shall provide with each shipment one reproducible copy of a written statement which attests to the conformance of material to the applicable specification and the subcontract/purchase order requirements. The statement shall reference the order number, the part or specification number and revision, and shall contain the signature and title of the seller’s Quality Assurance representative.
The statement of conformance/compliance shall be furnished with each lot of material shipped. This certification shall contain the following information as a minimum (not necessarily in the order given below).

1. GDMS purchase order number
2. Part number ordered
3. Part Revision
4. Part Traceability information – must contain the manufacture or distributor, Lot /Date Code, and/ or Serial Number
5. Statement attesting to the supplier’s compliance with the purchase order requirements which are contained in specific purchase order clauses
6. Signature of authorized representative of the company
7. The certification shall be dated
The supplier shall maintain records which will furnish validation of the information attested in the certification and which shall be made available for review upon request.

119 – MERCURY EXCLUSION CERTIFICATION09/10/10
The seller shall furnish a certification of exclusion of metallic mercury compounds in the supplies furnished the buyer on this order. The certificate shall reference the buyer’s order number, part number and contain the signature and title of a responsible representative of the seller.

120 – MERCURY EXCLUSION CLAUSE09/10/10
The supplies furnished under this order shall contain no elemental mercury (the element Hg) or mercury compounds known to be chemically or thermally unstable in the environment in which the supplies furnished are to operate. During the manufacturing, testing or inspection processes the supplies offered shall not have come in direct contact with the element Hg or any chemically, or thermally unstable mercury compound, nor with any mercury containing devices which provide only a single barrier seal against breakage or spillage and release of the elemental mercury. Mercury contamination of the supplies will be cause for rejection of the material.

121 – IN-PROCESS SURVEILLANCE INSPECTION09/10/10
In-process source surveillance is required on all items covered by this order at the seller’s facility during the duration of the order. It is intended that random surveillance inspections will be conducted at periodic intervals upon 48 hours verbal notice. Generally these inspections will consist of a review of selected process controls procedures and documentation associated with the manufacture of the articles covered by this order. This seller shall provide tentative notice ten days in advance of commencing manufacture and confirmation not less than forty-eight hours in advance thereof. At the time of confirmation, seller shall supply the dates comprising of the start and the end of the manufacturing cycle.

122 – SELLER’S LOT OR BATCH NUMBER IDENTIFICATION09/10/10
All parts and/or material, and applicable documents, must be identified by a manufacturing lot or batch number by the seller. where identification of individual parts is not practical due to size or shape, the manufacturing lot or batch number shall be placed on the smallest unit package. A lot or batch number shall be defined as parts and/or material produced by one manufacturer in one unchanged process, in accordance with the same drawing and/or specification.

123 – FAILURE ANALYSIS /REPAIR REPORT09/10/10
The seller is required to submit a failure analysis/repair report for each item being returned for rework. The report can be a copy of an internal document.

124 – JAN COMPONENT REQUIREMENT CLAUSE09/10/10
The devices furnished under this order shall be products which are listed on the Qualified Products List (QPL) applicable to the device ordered. Government source inspection is required on all JAN branded devices to the extent specified in the applicable military specification. The supplier shall make details of their inventory system and traceability documentation available to the authorized government representative for inspection (acceptance) upon request and shall be prepared to provide copies of actual records of processing or certification as to the origin of transactions and handling of JAN devices ordered.

125 – LOCATION OF MANUFACTURER09/10/10
Only those products manufactured within the North American continent shall be supplied.

126 – ELECTROSTATIC DISCHARGE CONTROL AND PACKAGING06/24/14
If this order is for a device that is Electrostatic Discharge Sensitive (ESDS), the Seller shall maintain an Electrostatic Discharge Control program in accordance with the most recent version of MIL-STD-1686, ANSI S20.20. The program shall be subject to review by General Dynamics. The item shall be packaged in materials that are non-charge generating on the inside surface next to the part as well as providing conductive shielding protection. The protective container shall be labeled with an industry recognized ESDS cautionary statement.

127 – VENDOR DATA SHEET09/10/10
The seller shall provide with each shipment a specification sheet or catalog page pertaining to the item submitted.

128 – MSDS09/10/10
The supplier shall provide a copy of the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) with each delivery.

129 – MRB Authority09/10/10
Any repair actions not sanctioned by the assembly’s design documentation will require Buyer approval prior to work being performed.

130 – PROHIBITED MATERIALS09/10/10
All tin plating, solder or tin finishes shall have a minimum of 3% lead content by weight. Parts shall also be free of Zinc, Cadmium and Mercury. Seller shall provide a written/signed Certificate of Compliance (CoC) with each shipment that attests to meeting this requirement

131 – SINGLE DATE/LOT CODE09/10/10
Seller shall deliver parts from a Single Lot / Date code against this PO.

132 – TAPE AND REEL PACKAGING REQUIRED09/10/10
Seller shall provide surface mount parts on a Tape and Reel for the Pick and Place machine. The Reel should be constructed of anti-static material and the Carrier tape should be made of conductive polystyrene material or equivalent to protect devices from ESD damage. The Tape and Reel parts packaging shall be fully compliant to EIA-481.

133 – COUNTERFEIT PARTS REQUIREMENT09/10/10
All parts and materials shall be procured only through OEMs/OCMs, or their franchised dealer or distributors.

The supplier shall verify the procurement source and associated certifying paperwork.

Appropriate incoming inspection test methods shall be used to detect potential Counterfeit Parts and materials. The supplier shall not use unapproved brokers (any company, person, or entity who is not an OEM/OCM or not an OEM/OCM authorized franchised dealer or distributor) for the purchase of components/materials/parts unless pre-approval has been granted by GDAIS.

134 – Purchase Order Lot Control Marking04/03/12
This requirement is for all Metal Work where the drawing requires the Part Number to be marked. The Supplier shall also mark their cage code or the Supplier number (found under “Supplier” on the PO) and a lot number of Manufacturer’s choice that will give lot traceability.

135 – Inspection Delegation11/26/14
The Supplier shall conduct all required inspections as agreed upon in accordance with the Purchase Order terms, conditions, and Technical Data Package. The above shall be accomplished through the use of the GDMS approved delegate only who is responsible for the adequacy and accuracy of said inspection. Failure of GDMS to inspect the goods shall not limit any of GDMS’s rights as included under the terms and conditions of this contract to recover damages from the Seller for supply of defective goods. All specified documents referenced in the purchase order (i.e. certifications, test reports, etc.) are not to be shipped with the product unless required by a quality clause. These records are to be maintained at the supplier’s facility, under delegate control, and are subject to GDMS verification upon request. This paragraph takes precedence over remaining quality requirement clauses for data submittals.

 

136 - Special Process Approvals - 5/12/2017
As per GDMS Special Process requirements, all special process suppliers (processors) utilized must be approved by GDMS and listed in the GDMS Quality Approved Processors List (QAPL). The Seller shall provide a special process certification with each delivery certifying compliance with all special processes required in executing this Purchase Order. Special process certification may be included on the Seller's C of C provided that the special process used and the special process supplier is identified. For traceability and verification purposes, the certification must contain the processor's name and address used for the special processes unless the special process supplier's certification is included with the shipment.
Some examples of special processes are; Chemical Processes (including Plating, Anodizing, Conversion Coating, and Passivation), Painting, Heat Treating, Welding (Fusion), Brazing (Vacuum/ Dip), etc.
The General Dynamics' Special Process Requirements, Quality Approved Processor List (QAPL) and forms to request addition to the QAPL can be found on the General Dynamics website https://gdmissionsystems.com/suppliers/terms-conditions/.

201 – Quality System Requirements09/10/10
Supplier must maintain a quality system that meets the requirements of Mil-I-45208 and Mil-Std-45662A. The supplier at their option may implement the equivalent or better ANSI/ISO series standard (9001, 9002, etc.) In lieu of the above listed mil spec/ std if such implementation is at no additional charge. These systems are subject to review and approval by GDAIS/Government representatives. Suppliers are responsible to document and control any portion of this contract that is to be performed by them and extend applicable portions of this contract to all sub-tier suppliers.

Material Review Board (MRB) is not delegated to the supplier. All decisions to repair, use as is, or standard repair any Product on this purchase order requires GDAIS approval prior to MRB implementation.

Record retention: Suppliers must retain inspection and test records for 6 years after completion of deliveries and payment thereof under this purchase order.
These records (i.e. certifications, test reports, etc) are to be maintained at the supplier’s facility, and are subject to GDAIS verification any time within the specified interval.

202 – First Piece Inspection with limited Customer Source Inspection09/30/15

A First Piece Inspection (FPI), denoting actual variable data as applicable, is required on this purchase order. The balance of lot is subject to a minimum inspection sample of a 4.0 AQL per ANSI Z1.4 general inspection level II. Alternate inspection plans may be considered but must be approved by GDMS Pittsfield QA department.

It is the supplier’s responsibility to conduct an FPI on one (1) of the first five (5) pieces delivered under this order to verify conformance of all physical, chemical, and test requirements specified as part of this order. General Dynamics Source Inspection is also required, to complete approval of the FPI, on the first shipment of the part from your facility. Upon completion of the FPI inspection, the supplier shall notify the GDMS Pittsfield quality department by faxing an supplier quality report (SQR) along with a copy of the FPI to 413-494-2109, or E-mail to QARep-Region2@gd-ms.com

A five (5) day notice shall be required for scheduling verification. This process must be completed before shipping the parts.

FPI approval is considered extended by GDAIS from one purchase order to the next provided that:
1. No processes or configuration changes have occurred.
2. The part is manufactured at the same facility.
3. The manufacturing process has remained the same.
4. The part has been in continuous production, with no break in production in excess of one (1) year.
5. No formal corrective action has been required.
6. The subtier suppliers and special processors have not changed.

Objective evidence must be maintained demonstrating the above. GDAIS quality must be notified if any of the above conditions cannot be met.

203 – Inspection of Supplies FAR 52.24609/10/10
The supplier shall comply with the requirements of FAR Clause 52.246-2, “inspection of supplies,” as a minimum.

Record retention: Suppliers must retain inspection records for 6 years after the completion of deliveries and payment thereof under this purchase order.
These records (i.e. certifications, test reports, etc). are to be maintained at the supplier’s facility, and are subject to GDAIS’s verification any time within the specified interval.

204 – GD-AIS Customer Source Inspection
General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems Customer Source Inspection (CSI) is required on this order.

Request source inspection by submitting an SQR to fax #413-494-2109, or E-mail to QARep-Region2@gd-ais.com
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Supplier shall notify the buyer five (5) working days prior to start of acceptance test or inspection to allow for scheduling of a GDAIS Pittsfield QA representative to be in attendance. The supplier shall have technical data (e.g. drawing, PQR, specification, process certification, material certification, etc.) Available for use in support of source inspection. All specified documents referenced in the purchase order (i.e. certifications, test reports, etc.) are not to be shipped with the product. These records are to be maintained at the supplier’s facility and are subject to GDAIS verification upon request. The records must be retained for six (6) years after completion of deliveries and payment Thereof under this purchase order.

205 – Government Inspection Requirements (GSI)09/10/10
Government inspection is required prior to shipment from your facility. Upon receipt of this order, promptly notify the government representative who normally services your facility so that appropriate planning for government inspection can be accomplished. In the event the representative or office cannot be located, the General Dynamics Purchasing Agent should be notified immediately.

206 – First Piece Inspection09/10/10
General Dynamics Source Inspection is required on each shipment from your facility. Source inspection may be requested by submitting an SQR to fax #413-494-2109, or E-mail to QARep-Region2@gd-ais.com

A First Piece Inspection (FPI) is also required on this purchase order. The balance of lot is subject to a minimum inspection sample of a 4.0 AQL per ANSI Z1.4 general inspection level II. Alternate inspection plans may be considered but must be approved by GDAIS Pittsfield QA department.

It is the supplier’s responsibility to conduct an FPI on one (1) of the first five (5) pieces delivered under this order to verify conformance of all physical, chemical, and test requirements specified as part of this order. Upon completion of the inspection, the supplier shall notify the GDAIS quality department by faxing an supplier quality report (SQR) along with a copy of the FPI to 413-494-2109, or E-mail to QARep-Region2@gd-ais.com

A five (5) day notice shall be required for scheduling verification. This process must be completed before shipping the parts.

In cases of distributors, the requirement can be considered satisfied by a certificate of compliance (C of C) from the manufacturer as long as it states objective evidence is on file and available.

Manufacturer’s of QPL parts are only required to produce evidence of current qualification for QPL parts.

FPI is considered satisfied if the Purchase Order has an active line item for a First Article Inspection and has been completed as part of the first article test requirements.

FPI approval is considered extended by GDAIS from one purchase order to the next provided that:
1. No processes or configuration changes have occurred.
2. The part is manufactured at the same facility.
3. The manufacturing process has remained the same.
4. The part has been in continuous production, with no break in production in excess of one (1) year.
5. No formal corrective action has been required.
6. The subtier suppliers and special processors have not changed.

Objective evidence must be maintained demonstrating the above. GDAIS quality must be notified if any of the above conditions cannot be met.

207 – Calibration System Requirements09/10/10
The suppliers calibration system shall comply with ISO 10012-1, ANSI/NCSL Z540-1 calibration system requirements, and shall be traceable to NIST (National Institute of Standards Technology). Repair / replacement will require authorization from GDAIS’s buyer prior to any repair/replacement action.
The supplier must certify via certificate of compliance (C of C) that the provided item is calibrated in accordance with ISO 10012-1 or ANSI/NCSLl Z540-1 and traceable to National Institute of Standards Technology (NIST) for each item submitted. The supplier shall provide data detailing the calibration test completed and the results against the requirements.

208 – Age Control Material Requirements09/10/10
Age controlled material must have 2/3 of its shelf life remaining at the time of shipment. Each shipment is to be identified with the date of manufacture (DOM), and manufacturers Date of Expiration (DOE).

209 – Certificate of Compliance (C of C) (OP3)09/10/10
A certification of compliance and the test and inspection data providing objective evidence that the tests and inspections comply with the drawing requirements required to be included with the material shipped on this order.

Where purchase orders are placed with manufacturers and sales offices the certificate of compliance must be provided by the manufacturer, along with the test and inspection data. When the purchase order is placed with a distributor, the distributor must provide the certificate of compliance, which indicates that all requirements of the purchase order have been satisfied including the provisions and requirements of OD 55705 and or OD 65614 as applicable. In either case the provider of the certificate of compliance must be prepared to provide tangible evidence of compliance.

210 – Certificate of Compliance (C of C)09/10/10
A certification of compliance to the specification is required to be included with the material shipped on this order. (General Dynamics part # must be printed on packing slip).

Where purchase orders are placed with manufacturers and sales offices the certificate of compliance must be provided by the manufacturer. When the purchase order is placed with a distributor, the distributor must provide the certificate of compliance, which indicates that all requirements of the purchase order have been satisfied. In either case the provider of the certificate of compliance must be prepared to provide tangible evidence of compliance. In the case of distributors, certifications from the OEM’s must be maintained on file.

For any purchase order consisting of a “build to print” part (for example drawings provided by General Dynamics) , a Certificate of conformance must be provided for both the material as well as each special process, for example: welding, brazing, soldering and surface treatments including paint, and anodize. Such certifications must be provided with the packing slip on delivery to GDAIS and must be retained, by the supplier, for a minimum of 6 years.

If an Approved Supplier List requirement (ASL) is listed on purchase order, the C of C must verify/document that the requirement has been met. If a standard block C of C is used on the packing slip a reference to ASL verification is required the C of C or packing slip must specifically state that the ASL material was manufactured by the directed / approved supplier and shall be documented on the C of C or packing slip. PO may state: part has ASL requirements or assembly has parts with ASL requirements.

If parts have an ASL requirement, the part # and the manufacturer must be listed on C of C. If the assembly has an ASL requirement the component part # (per bill of material (BOM)) and the manufacture must be listed on the C of C.

Example:
_______ company purchased part # ________ from __________ manufacturer
OR
_____company verify that part # _____ was manufactured by _____ company

211 – Counterfeit Parts Materials Avoidance09/10/10
All parts and materials shall be procured only through original equipment manufacturers (OEMS)/original component manufacturers (OCMS) or their franchised dealer or distributors.
a) Supplier shall verify the procurement source and associated certifying paperwork and materials.
b) The supplier shall flow this requirement down to all sub-tier suppliers to prevent the inadvertent use of counterfeit parts and materials
c) The supplier shall not use unapproved brokers (any company, person, or entity who is not an OEM/OCM or not an OEM/OCM authorized franchised dealer or distributor) for the purchase of components/- materials/parts unless pre-approval has been granted by GDAIS and LMSSC.

212 – Zero Defects Goal09/10/10
It is General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems (Pittsfield), goal to receive 100% acceptable product from its supplier base. This is necessary to ensure GDAIS receives product which will be processed through assembly and test with no interruptions due to defects which result in extra cost and delays due to rework, return to supplier or repair and Use As Is MRB actions. It is imperative that our suppliers understand the need to pay special attention to part and Purchase Order details to ensure total compliance.

213 – Special 100% Test Requirements09/10/10
Special 100% test requirements shall be as follows:
1) Customer Source Inspection is required at your facility
2) The supplier will inspect (each part) to the supplier’s normal test and inspection plan. 3) The supplier will provide certification of compliance that 100% inspection has been completed on all delivered product and is acceptable. The c of c must be shipped attached to the supplier packing slip.
4) The supplier shall fax and SQR(Supplier Quality Report) fax# 413-494-2109, or E-mail to QARep-Region2@gd-ais.com indicating that the parts are ready for customer source inspection
5) Electrical items must include functional verification for each item delivered on each part.
The source inspector will “s” stamp each part, unless the note: “Final acceptance test will occur at GDAIS” is on the purchase order.

214 – Catalog Component requirements09/10/10
The individual catalog part identification shall be marked in accordance with the manufacturer’s standard practice. In addition, each units package and packing slip shall identify the GDAIS part number. The packing slip shall also include manufacturer, catalog number, and quantity of items.

215 – Use of Decalmainia Option09/10/10
For marking utilizing the optional decalmania note allowed on the drawing. The label 7123532 used has ASL (Approved Source List) requirements. The label must be purchased from Winco Ident, corp. Cage code ozpz3 located in Nashua, New Hampshire. If this option is used a separate certificate on compliance shall be provided with each shipment stating that the label used conforms with the 7123532 drawing and the material for the label is purchased from Winco.

216 – Special marking for “DEV” Material09/10/10
Marking shall be in accordance with the requirement depicted in the

Drawing per the marking note(s). In addition add the unique “dev” suffix that is not included on the drawing.

Any information specified within the marking note in quotations must be marked to that which is contained within the quotation and must include the suffix ” d e v ” following the part number.

For example Note reads:
“53711-7101554-” (dash no.) Dev “rev” (revision)
“mfr” (manufacturers cage code)
Part marked:(example)
53711-7101554-2 dev rev b1
mfr 97993

Typically the revision requirement is determined by the revision status table and not the PO or drawing revision. The revision table lists by part number the correct revision to be applied to the part or packaging.

Identification of manufacturer of product:

Supplier of the product being delivered against this purchase order shall provide the GDAIS part number, name, address and cage code of the manufacturer on all of the following:

1) packing slip
2) smallest unit container
3) outer shipping container
Use of other manufacturers or distributors does not relieve the supplier of its responsibility of meeting all of the requirements of this purchase order.

217 – Fiber Optic Cable Requirements09/10/10
1) Each individual cable shall be tested to confirm compliance to the 1 db loss requirement, from one direction then from the reverse direction. 100% test required. Supplier to test cables with light passing first from one direction and then reversed. Test data results to be provided.
2) Testing requires a mate up with a complimentary connector to form a connector pair (MTJR to MTJR or mil connector to mil connector, etc.). Individual Mil termini to Mil connectors is not acceptable for optical loss readings.
3) Each pin in each connector shall be tested to the 1 db requirement.
4) If any pin on any connector fails requiring a remate, all pins must be rechecked to confirm compliance to the 1 db requirement.
5) Military connector mates will be hand tight mates. If it is desired to use a more controlled procedure for consistent torque measurements (using a special tool) this procedure shall be submitted to GDAIS, Pittsfield for approval.
6) Determination of the actual insertion loss will be in compliance with testing standards outlined in eia/tia-526-7 method a.1 for single mode and eia/tia-526-14a method b for multi-mode.

218 – Chemical Conversion Coatings per Mil-Dtl-554109/10/10
For all build to print drawings (non supplier controlled documentation ) requiring chemical conversion coating, whereby GDAIS, Pittsfield, documentation directs the supplier to Mil-Dtl-5541 (or Mil-C-5541) chemical conversion coating and does not specify the type, the supplier is directed to use Mi l-Dtl-5541 type 2 conversion coating processes containing no hexavalent chromium. This direction is in accordance with the recommendations outlined in the 4/08/09 memorandum by the Undersecretary of Defense intended to reduce and/or eliminate the use of hexavalent chromium in department of defense related procurements.

219 – Not used at this time09/10/10

220 – Special Cable Test Requirements09/10/10
1. Harness assembly shall be capable of withstanding a dielectric strength test of 1500 vdc +/- 5% for 5 seconds from each conductor to each conductor and to ground. Test IAW method 301 of Mil-Std-202.
2. Harness assembly shall have an insulation resistance greater than 100 megohms when measured using a 500 vdc +/- 10% potential source. Test iaw method 302 of mil-std-202 after satisfactorily completing test in previous note.

221 – Special Marking requirements (OP3)09/10/10
Marking shall be in accordance with the requirement depicted in the drawing per the marking note(s).

Any information specified within the marking note and in quotations shall be marked identical to the information contained within the quotation marks.

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Drawing note reads:
“53711-7133888-” (dash no.) “rev” (revision)
“mfr” (manufacturers cage code)
Part marked:(example)
53711-7133888-001 rev –
mfr 97993
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The revision status is determined by the drawing revision identified in the purchase order. No extraneous characters such as (-.+) etc shall be included in the marking on the part.

Identification of manufacturer of product.

Supplier of the product being delivered against this purchase order shall provide the GDAIS part number, name, address and cage code of the manufacturer on all of the following:
1) packing slip
2) smallest unit container
3) outer shipping container
Use of other manufacturers or distributors does not relieve the supplier of its responsibility of meeting all of the requirements of this purchase order note.

222 – Ring Out Test Requirements09/10/10
All cable assemblies must be tested to verify integrity and connectivity all data must be recorded, by cable, type and quantity as “pass” or “fail” data is to be provided with each shipment of cable assemblies.

223 – Silkscreen requirements09/10/10
An art work master must be provided to supplier for silk screening of (an electronic ps.file can be used in lieu of the actual silkscreen) this part number. The supplier must request this master if it was not Provided by general dynamics with the purchase order. (contact the general dynamics buyer) this is to ensure that alternate gothic 3 font is used.

224 – Marking Requirements09/10/10
Marking shall be in accordance with the requirement depicted in the drawing per the marking note(s).

Any information specified within the marking note in quotations must be marked identically to that which is contained within the quotation.
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Note reads:
“53711-7101554-” (dash no.) “rev” (revision)
“mfr” (manufacturers cage code)
part marked:(example)
53711-7101554-2 rev b
mfr 97993
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Typically the revision requirement is determined by the revision status table and not the PO or drawing revision. The revision table lists by part number the correct revision to be applied to the part or packaging.

Identification of manufacturer of product.

Supplier of the product being delivered against this purchase order shall provide the GDAIS part number, name, address and cage code of the manufacturer on all of the following:
1) packing slip
2) smallest unit container
3) outer shipping container
Use of other manufacturers or distributors does not relieve the supplier of its responsibility of meeting all of the requirements of this purchase order.

225 – Use of Special Process Sub-processors09/10/10
The manufacturer is responsible to ensure any require special processes performed by themselves or by their sub-tiers are approved to the latest specification requirement.

226 – Packing Slip Requirements09/10/10
Packing slips must be numbered and depict the following

Information:
PO number,
Line item number,
Quantity,
Drawing/part number,
Revision letter,
Date,
ECP (Engineering Change Proposal) and waiver numbers if applicable.

227 – SPARE Part Requirements (SPR)09/10/10
Customer source inspection is required at your facility.
1) The supplier will inspect (each part) to the supplier’s normal test and inspection plan.
2) The supplier will provide certification of compliance that 100% inspection has been completed and acceptable.
3) The C of C (certificate of Compliance) must be shipped attached to the supplier packing slip
4) The supplier shall fax and SQR(supplier quality report) Fax# 413-494-2109, or E-mail to QARep-Region2@gd-ais.com indicating that the parts are ready for customer source inspection.
5) Electrical items must include functional verification for each item delivered on each part.
6) The “SPR” designation will not be affixed to the part or to the part packaging.
All supplier shipping documents must be identified with the “SPR” designation.

228 – Not used at this time09/10/10

229 – Not used at this time09/10/10

230 – Not used at this time09/10/10

231 – Ship Equipment Drawings09/10/10
All submittals shall be prepared for each ship in the contractor’s format unless otherwise specified. Each submittal shall be clear, legible, and keyed/typed where appropriate unless otherwise specified. All submittals shall be prepared in the English language. All calculations and design data shall be provided in metric standard units unless otherwise specified, or in inch-pound system where existing documentation is in the inch-pound system. The ship equipment drawings shall include drawings, supporting calculations, associated lists and their revisions. Ship equipment drawings and associated lists shall provide the information necessary for assembly, disassembly, repair and maintenance. The drawings shall reflect the end product and provide engineering data sufficient for equipment logistics support, repair and maintenance.

Drawings shall document directly or reference the details essential for installation, maintenance or repair; performance ratings; dimensional data; critical assembly sequences; input and output characteristics; Diagram or mechanical and electrical connections; physical characteristics (including weight and centre of gravity); parts list; identification of exterior protective coatings; test and evaluation criteria for commissioning; equipment calibration requirements; requirements for special environmental conditions. Drawings should be submitted as a total package. Subsequent submittals containing revised drawings and/or additional drawings shall constitute re-submittal of the entire drawing package (including any drawings that have not been revised). The latest revision of drawings shall reflect the current status of changes, deviations, waivers and results of the validation process.

Equipment that emits or receives hertzian waves shall have spectrum certification approval that the systems and equipment complies with national and international spectrum management policies and regulations. Review by the buyer shall not constitute a waiver of any requirement nor relieve the seller from meeting all the requirements specified. Absence or delay of drawing review by the buyer shall not be considered an excusable delay in delivery of the equipment

A summary of the revisions shall be included on the first sheet of each drawing in a tabular format. When a drawing revision summary will not fit on the first sheet, a reference shall be made to the sheet(s) where the summary is located. For each revision, the summary shall specify the following:

Revision description.
The revised area location by drawing sheet & zone.
revision date.
Originator.
Government and regulatory body approval signatures, as required.
Approving correspondence by serial number and date, as applicable.
Other data, as may be required.

Final copies of all construction drawings must be to an identified scale and shall list principal dimensions.
Final drawings shall be legible such that every line, and character is clearly readable. All entities, with the following exceptions, shall be created in “modelspace” at full size. “paper size” shall only be used for formats, general notes and title blocks. In the event the seller’s detail design efforts do not result in a detail design which fully meets the requirements of the purchase order, the seller shall be responsible for modifying the detail design and css to meet the purchase order and will be liable for all associated impacts on construction, including all labor, material, cost, and schedule.

232 – Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) procedures09/10/10
The test procedures shall identify regulatory body type-approved equipment. Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) procedures shall be submitted in accordance with regulatory body requirements. Factory acceptance test (FAT) procedures shall include a copy of the regulatory body approval, as required.

233 – Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) notification09/10/10
Main equipment factory acceptance test (FAT) notification first submittal: notification shall be made 28 days prior to each scheduled FAT in order to plan for the witness of the factory acceptance testing of main equipment.

234 – Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) Reports09/10/10
Main equipment Factory Acceptance Test Reports. First submittal: 21 days after successful completion of each applicable test or retest Factory Acceptance Test (FAT). Reports shall be submitted in accordance with regulatory body requirements. Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) reports shall include a copy of the regulatory body approval, as required.

235 – Product’s Material Disclosure09/10/10
Identify any of the following metals or their compounds that are used as base material in the product:

Antimony
Barium
Beryllium
Cadmium
Chromium
Copper
Lead
Lithium
Mercury

Supplier to provide listing of part nomenclature, where used and quantity as well as an MSDS for above listing of materials.

236 – Actual Product Weight09/10/10
Requirement to Report Product Weight
The seller shall provide actual weights of all items it provides to the buyer. Wet weight is the weight of the item with all operating fluids (oil, fuel, water, etc.) At full design level. Dry weight is the Weight of the item with all operating fluids completely removed. After the item has been completely manufactured and assembled, and prior to shipment, the seller shall determine the items actual weight by using either certified scales or a certified load cell. The item shall be weighed in both the wet and dry conditions (if applicable). The item shall be weighed without any packaging or protective material attached. The seller shall provide the inertia of the item about its own center of gravity for all items with an estimated unit weight greater than 1,000 kg.

237 – Logistics Support Information (LSI)06/28/11
General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems (GDAIS), Pittsfield requires the following information be provided separately and at no extra cost to GDAIS for all assemblies, subassemblies, and components that are either replaceable, repairable, or require maintenance as part of this purchase order to support development of logistics support information.

The information package shall include for all assemblies, subassemblies, and components:

Equipment technical manuals, complete parts lists, including an illustrated parts breakdown, OEM part numbers, pricing, quantities, reliability data (expressed in MTBF or similar), characteristics data, supporting illustrations and diagrams, maintenance, servicing, and operation procedures. All documentation must be in English and provided electronically as an Adobe portable documentation format (.pdf?utm_source=gdmissionsystems.com&utm_medium=pdf&utm_campaign=link).

Note 1: Proprietary equipment technical data regarding “detailed manufacturing or process data” may be excluded as allowed by DFARS 252.227-7015.
Note 2: Individual documents may be omitted if requested information is included in technical manual.
Note 3: Installation drawings will not be considered an appropriate substitute for an illustrated parts breakdown.

Point of Contacts: Vic Ruiz (413-494-6978) or Darleen Healy (412-494-3049)

238 – A Certificate of Identicality (COI)09/10/10
A certificate of identicality (COI) provides the buyer with the sellers certification that the equipment being provided, together with the drawings and all other documentation, is identical in all respects to the equipment and the documentation previously provided by the seller. The seller also certifies the documentation to support the qualification requirements has been approved and is available. If product is not identical documentation outlining the differences between will be required in lieu of COI.

239 – First Piece Inspection (FPI) Alt.111/18/14

It is the supplier’s responsibility to conduct an FPI on one (1) part delivered under this order to verify conformance of all physical, chemical, and test requirements specified as part of this order. The supplier shall provide a copy of the FPI, annotating the PCD Part Number, Revision, and applicable Purchase Order, to FAX 413-494-2109, or E-mail to QARep-Region2@gd-ais.com. GDAIS will, upon acceptable review of the supplier FPI, provide to the supplier a confirmation of acceptance.

FPI shall consist of one legible copy of a report of actual recorded variable measurements identifiable to the following parameters listed on the drawing:

a) Dimensional requirements in accordance with the Procurement Control (PCD) outline (reference dimensions not required).
b) Weight in accordance with the PCD.
c) Chemical properties (may be satisfied by a copy of the manufacturer’s certification).
d) Test Requirements in accordance with the approved Acceptance Test.

Note: Environmental requirements are not applicable to FPI.

These reports shall contain the signature and title of a responsible representative of the seller who performed the measurements indicating conformance to the specified requirements. The drawing /part number must be referenced, including the appropriate revision letter.

Alternate Method: FPI is considered satisfied if the supplier can provide a completed FPI report meeting the criteria above from a previous delivery given the following conditions exist:

1) No configuration changes have occurred.
2) The part is manufactured at the same facility.
3) The manufacturing process has remained the same.

Objective evidence must be maintained demonstrating the above.

240 – Special marking for SSBN-R Development Material12/28/15

Marking shall be in accordance with the requirement depicted in the Drawing per the marking note(s). In addition, the supplier shall add the unique “BNR” suffix to the part number that is not included on the drawing marking note.

Any information specified within the marking note in quotations must be marked to that which is contained within the quotation and must include the suffix “BNR” following the part number.

For example Note reads:
“53711-7101554-” (dash no.) “rev” (revision)
“mfr” (manufacturers cage code)

Part to be marked: (example)
53711-7101554-2 BNR rev b1
mfr 97993

Typically the revision requirement is determined by the revision status table and not the PO or drawing revision. The revision table lists by part number the correct revision to be applied to the part or packaging.

Identification of manufacturer of product:

Supplier of the product being delivered against this purchase order shall provide the GDAIS part number, name, address and cage code of the manufacturer on all of the following:

1) packing slip
2) smallest unit container
3) outer shipping container

241 – Not used at this time09/10/10

 

301 – Notify GDAIS QA Rep (Region 3)04/03/12
The GDAIS Region 3 Supplier Quality Representative is assigned to support this PO. Any questions regarding quality requirements, submittal of First Article Inspection Reports, Source Inspection Requests, and Supplier Problem Reports (as applicable to this PO) may be directed to this contact.
Email address: QARep-Region3@gd-ais.com, FAX# 973-765-5952

302 – Purchase Order Lot Control Marking09/10/10
This requirement is for all Metal Work where the drawing requires the Part Number to be marked. The Supplier shall also mark their cage code or the Supplier number (found under “Supplier” on the PO) and a lot number of Manufacturer’s choice that will give lot traceability.

303 – Solderability09/10/10
Solderability requirement: Solderability testing is required for product furnished in accordance with this Purchase Order or contract. The supplier shall furnish certification with each shipment. This certification shall contain the following information as a minimum:
1. General Dynamics Purchase Order number.
2. General Dynamics part number
3. Revision number if revision by document is called out on the Purchase Order.
4. The supplier shall state in that certificate the fact that solderability testing has been successfully performed on the product, the procedure used to perform solderability testing (Mil-Spec, industry standard, company procedure, etc.) and the date(s) that solderability testing was performed or date code(s) of the product.
5. Certification is to be signed and dated by an authorized representative of the company (preferably a member of company quality management).

No more than twenty-four (24) months shall expire between performance of solderability testing(s) or date code and arrival of material at General Dynamics AIS.

 

401 – Notify GDAIS QA Rep (Region 4) – Site 51, Santa Clara, CA09/06/12
The GDAIS Region 4 Supplier Quality Representative is assigned to support this PO. Any questions regarding quality requirements, submittal of First Article Inspection Reports, Source Inspection Requests and Supplier Problem Reports (as applicable to this PO) may be directed to contact below.

Attention: Email: QARep-Region4@gd-ais.com

 

501 – Notify GDAIS QA Rep (Region 5)04/03/12
The GDAIS Region 5 Supplier Quality Representative is assigned to support this PO. Any questions regarding quality requirements, submittal of First Article Inspection Reports, Source Inspection Requests, and supplier problem Reports (as applicable to this PO) may be directed to this contract.
Email address: QARep-Region5@gd-ais.com

502 – Export Control Compliance06/30/11
(a) If Seller is organized to do business in the United States, Seller shall comply with the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2778), the International Traffic In Arms Regulations (ITAR) (22 CFR Parts 120 to 130), the regulations issued by the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) (31 CFR Chapter V), and all other applicable laws, regulations and orders which control the imports and exports of defense articles, defense services, and technical data.
(i) The deliverables under Buyer’s contract with the U.S. Government are deemed to be “defense articles” under the ITAR. This Contract may require Seller to furnish “defense services” and/or export “technical data” as defined in the ITAR.
(ii) Seller represents and warrants that, if it manufactures or exports defense articles or furnishes defense services, it is registered with the Office of Defense Trade Controls (DTC), Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, Department of State.
(iii) Technical data and defense services furnished by Buyer to Seller are authorized for use only by Seller and may not be exported or re-exported without a license or other approval from DTC.
(iv) If Seller desires to authorize Buyer to export technical data directly to, or furnish defense services to, a sub-tier subcontractor that is a foreign person, Seller shall include Buyer as a third party signatory on any export license or other approval prior to Buyer’s exporting technical data to, or furnishing a defense service to, any such foreign person sub-tier subcontractor.
(v) Seller shall provide to Buyer, upon request, all licenses or other approvals obtained by Seller in compliance with the above requirements, redacted if Seller desires to prevent the disclosure of any proprietary data.
(b) If Seller is not organized to do business in the United States, Seller shall nevertheless perform this Contract in compliance with the laws, regulations, and terms set forth in Subparagraph (a) hereof, specifically including, but not limited to, those provisions regarding the re-export of defense
articles, defense services, and technical data. Seller shall execute any documents required by Buyer in order for Buyer to lawfully export defense articles or technical data, or furnish defense services, to Seller in the performance of this Contract.

PART B. PERFORMANCE AT BUYER’S FACILITIES
Seller shall inform Buyer in writing of the name and country of citizenship of each employee of Seller and Seller’s sub-tier subcontractors, at all tiers, that Seller desires to participate in the performance of this Contract at Buyer’s facilities and that is a “foreign person” as defined by the ITAR. All countries of citizenship shall be identified in those instances when the employee has dual citizenship. Seller shall cooperate fully with Buyer with respect to any application made by Buyer for a license or other approval and shall execute any documentation that may be required by Buyer with respect to any such application. Seller’s foreign person employees and Seller’s sub-tier subcontractors’ foreign person employees shall not participate in the performance of this Contract at Buyer’s facilities without Buyer’s consent.

503 – ROHS11/08/12
All components supplied on this order shall be tested for the presence of Lead (Pb), Cadmium (Cd), Mercury (Hg), Hexavalent chromium (Hex-Cr), Polybrominated biphenyls (PBB), and Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDE). For component(s) containing any of the elements listed above they SHALL NOT exceed any limit listed below. For Cadmium and Hexavalent chromium, there must be less than 0.01% of the substance by weight at raw homogeneous materials level. For Lead, PBB, and PBDE, there must be no more than 0.1% of the material, when calculated by weight at raw homogeneous materials. Any RoHS compliant component must have 100 ppm or less of mercury and the mercury must not have been intentionally added to the component.

504 – SOLDERABILITY06/30/11
SOLDERABILITY REQUIREMENT: SOLDERABILITY TESTING IS REQUIRED FOR PRODUCT FURNISHED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THIS PURCHASE ORDER OR CONTRACT. THE SUPPLIER SHALL FURNISH CERTIFICATION WITH EACH SHIPMENT. THIS CERTIFICATION SHALL CONTAIN THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION AS A MINIMUM:

1. GENERAL DYNAMICS PURCHASE ORDER NUMBER
2. GENERAL DYNAMICS PART NUMBER
3. REVISION NUMBER IF REVISION BY DOCUMENT IS CALLED OUT ON THE PURCHASE ORDER.
4. THE SUPPLIER SHALL STATE IN THAT CERTIFICATE THE FACT THAT SOLDERABILITY TESTING HAS BEEN SUCCESSFULLY PERFORMED ON THE PRODUCT, THE PROCEDURE USED TO PERFORM SOLDERABILITY TESTING (MIL-SPEC, INDUSTRY STANDARD, COMPANY PROCEDURE, ETC.) AND THE DATE(S) THAT SOLDERABILITY TESTING WAS PERFORMED OR DATE CODE(S) OF THE PRODUCT.
5. CERTIFICATION IS TO BE SIGNED AND DATED BY AN AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE OF THE COMPANY (PREFERABLY A MEMBER OF COMPANY QUALITY MANAGEMENT).

NO MORE THAN TWENTY-FOUR (24) MONTHS SHALL EXPIRE BETWEEN PERFORMANCE OF SOLDERABILITY TESTING(S) OR DATE CODE AND ARRIVAL OF MATERIAL AT GENERAL DYNAMICS AIS.

505 – PWB TESTING06/30/11
PWB TESTING (ELECTRICAL & MICROSECTIONING): SUPPLIER IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE PERFORMANCE OF ELECTRICAL TESTING, INSPECTIONS AND COUPON MICROSECTIONINGS IN ACCORDANCE WITH APPLICABLE DRAWINGS AND/OR SPECIFICATIONS. SUPPLIER SHALL MAINTAIN RECORDS OF THE PERFORMANCE OF EACH TEST, INSPECTION OR MICROSECTIONING FOR A PERIOD OF NOT LESS THAN FIVE YEARS OR THE CONTRACT TIME PERIOD PLUS ONE YEAR WHICHEVER IS GREATER. UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED IN THE PURCHASE ORDER OR CONTRACT, THE SUPPLIER SHALL RETAIN THE COUPONS, ORIGINAL COPIES OF THE DATA, ETC. AT THE SUPPLIER’S FACILITY(IES). GENERAL DYNAMICS AND/OR THE GOVERNMENT HEREBY RESERVE THE RIGHT TO PERFORM A REVIEW OF SUCH RECORDS AND/OR PERFORMANCE OF TESTS, INSPECTIONS, OR NO MORE THAN TWENTY-FOUR (24) MONTHS SHALL EXPIRE BETWEEN PERFORMANCE OF SOLDERABILITY TESTING(S) OR DATE CODE AND ARRIVAL OF MATERIAL AT GENERAL DYNAMICS AIS. MICROSECTIONINGS AT THE SUPPLIER’S FACILITY(IES).

506 – PACKING MATERIALS06/30/11
NON-MANUFACTURED WOOD PACKING CLAUSE SUPPLIERS OF ANY AND ALL TYPES OF NON-MANUFACTURED WOOD PACKING MATERIAL (AS DEFINED IN THE INTERNATIONAL PLANT PROTECTION CONVENTION GUIDELINES FOR REGULATING NON-MANUFACTURED WOOD PACKING IN USE FOR THE TRANSPORT OF COMMODITIES) FOR USE BY COMPANY IN SHIPMENTS TO MEMBER COUNTRIES OF THE EUROPEAN UNION REPRESENT AND WARRANT AND SHALL INSURE THAT SAID MATERIAL COMPLIES WITH ALL REQUIREMENTS OF THE AMERICAN LUMBER STANDARD COMMITTEE, INCORPORATED NON-MANUFACTURED WOOD PACKING POLICY.

SUPPLIER SHALL INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS COMPANY, ITS AFFILIATES, PARENT, ITS AND THEIR CUSTOMERS AND EACH OF THEIR OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS (ALL HEREINAFTER REFERRED TO IN THIS CLAUSE AS “COMPANY”) FROM AND AGAINST ANY LOSSES, DAMAGES, CLAIMS, DEMANDS, SUITS, LIABILITIES, FINES, PENALTIES, AND EXPENSES (INCLUDING REASONABLE ATTORNEY’S FEES) THAT ARISE OUT OF OR RESULT FROM SUPPLIERS FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THIS CLAUSE.”

507 – TOOLING CLAUSE06/30/11
UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED ELSEWHERE IN THIS PURCHASE ORDER, ALL TOOLING SHALL BECOME THE PROPERTY OF GENERAL DYNAMICS AIS IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE ATTACHED DOCUMENTS, “RIDER ‘F'” AND “TOOL MARKING INSTRUCTIONS”. THE SUPPLIER, UNLESS OTHERWISE INSTRUCTED IN WRITING BY THE GENERAL DYNAMICS AIS PURCHASING REPRESENTATIVE, SHALL PROVIDE TO GENERAL DYNAMICS AIS SEMI-ANNUALLY AN INVENTORY OF ALL GENERAL DYNAMICS AIS OWNED TOOLING AT THE SUPPLIER’S FACILITIES.
AT A MINIMUM, THIS INVENTORY SHALL DENOTE THE TOOL, GENERAL DYNAMICS AIS PART NUMBER, AND RESPONSIBLE MILITARY DEPARTMENT IDENTIFICATION, IF APPLICABLE.

508 – NONCONFORMING MATERIAL06/30/11
THE SUPPLIER IS HEREBY NOTIFIED THAT THE AUTHORITY TO DISPOSITION NONCONFORMING MATERIAL (I.E. MATERIAL REVIEW) IS NOT DELEGATED. ALL ITEMS REQUIRING MATERIAL REVIEW SHALL BE REFERRED TO GENERAL DYNAMICS AIS SUPPLY LINE ENGINEERING FOR DISPOSITION.

509 – FUNGUS – INERT03/14/12
MATERIALS USED IN THE MANUFACTURE OF PRODUCTS OR MATERIALS SUPPLIER TO GENERAL DYNAMICS AIS MANFACTURING IN COMPLIANCE TO THIS PURCHASE ORDER SHALL BE FUNGUS-INERT.

510 – INSPECTION AND TEST DATA06/30/11
FINAL INSPECTION (MECHANICAL & VISUAL) AND ELECTRICAL TEST DATA SHALL BE DELIVERED WITH MATERIAL.

511 – FLUORESCENT PENETRANT06/30/11
SUPPLIER SHALL PERFORM 100% FLUORESCENT PENETRANT INSPECTION PER ASTM E 1417.

512 – DATA REQUIRED FOR EACH ORDER03/14/12
THE SUPPLIER SHALL PROVIDE DIMENSIONAL DATA FOR EACH PART ON THIS PURCHASE ORDER. THE DIMENSIONAL DATA MUST INCLUDE THE MEASURED VALUE FOR EVERY DIMENSION AS DEFINED BY THE APPLICABLE DRAWING. ALL DRAWING NOTES SHALL BE VERIFIED BY INDICATING ACCEPT OR NOT ACCEPT ON THE SUPPLIERS DATA SHEET. THE SUPPLIER IS TO PROVIDE THIS INSPECTION DATA WITH EACH SHIPMENT. IF THE DIMENSION IS MEASURED, THE MEASURED VALUE SHALL BE PROVIDED. IF THE DIMENSION IS GAGED, PROVIDE A STATEMENT TO THAT EFFECT. IF A NONCONFORMANCE IS FOUND DURING THE SUPPLIER’S INSPECTION, THE SUPPLIER SHALL NOTIFY GDAIS PROCUREMENT PRIOR TO DELIVERY.

513 – RADIOGRAPHIC INSPECTION03/14/12
THE ITEMS ON THIS ORDER REQUIRE RADIOGRAPHIC INSPECTION BY A GOVERNMENT OR BUYER-APPROVED X-RAY LABORATORY. FILM WILL BE READ AND INTERPRETED BY THE LABORATORY AND THE FINDINGS REPORTED ON AN APPROPRIATE FORM. THE X-RAY FILM AND ONE COPY OF THE X-RAY REPORT MUST ACCOMPANY THE MATERIAL. THE X-RAY FILM MUST BE IDENTIFIED WITH THE BUYER’S ORDER NUMBER AND THE REPORT SHALL CONTAIN THE SIGNATURE AND TITLE OF A RESPONSIBLE REPRESENTATIVE OF THE LABORATORY.

514 – IN-PROCESS SURVEILLANCE INSPECTION – MODIFIED03/14/12
IN-PROCESS SOURCE SURVEILLANCE IS REQUIRED ON ALL ITEMS COVERED BY THIS ORDER AT THE SELLER’S FACILITY DURING THE DURATION OF THE ORDER. IT IS INTENDED THAT RANDOM SURVEILLANCE INSPECTIONS WILL BE CONDUCTED AT PERIODIC INTERVALS UPON 48 HOURS VERBAL NOTICE.

515 – No SUBSTITUTION11/08/12
Only the item(s) described on this Purchase Order are approved. No substitute item(s) shall supplied without written prior approval.

 

601 – CONTACT GDMS QA Rep (Region 6) (Rev F)8/02/2017
The GDMS Region 6 Supplier Quality Representative is assigned to support this PO. Questions regarding quality  requirements on this Purchase Order may be directed to the GDMS Supplier Quality Engineer at the following e-mail address: QARep-Region6@gd-ms.com.

Supplier Quality Handbook 13253735 revision D is available upon request by the Seller.

602 – GENERAL PROVISIONS OF AS9100C (Rev B)3/15/2017
As a supplier to General Dynamics, the Seller is required to meet specific provisions that have been derived from AS9100C, paragraph 7.4.2.

Quality Management System Requirements
Seller shall establish and maintain a quality management system that is acceptable to Buyer and complies with the Order’s requirements, including Purchase Order notes and the Statement of Work. Acceptable quality management systems are certified or compliant to AS9100 or ISO 9001 standards.

Seller Notice of Discrepancies
Seller shall immediately notify Buyer in writing when discrepancies in Seller’s process, materials, or approved inspection/quality control system are discovered or suspected which may materially affect the Goods delivered or to be delivered under this Order.

Rejected Articles
All articles rejected by General Dynamics and subsequently resubmitted by the Seller to General Dynamics shall bear adequate identification of such resubmission on the documents submitted with the shipment. Reference shall be made to the Buyer rejection document and evidence given that the causes for rejection have been corrected.

Conforming Goods
Seller warrants that all Goods furnished under this Order shall conform at time of delivery to all specifications and requirements of this Order and shall be free from defects in materials and workmanship. To the extent Goods are not manufactured pursuant to detailed designs and specifications furnished by Buyer, the Goods shall be free from design and specification defects. Unless otherwise provided in this Order, at Buyer’s option, Buyer may (i) return the defective goods for credit or refund or (ii) direct Seller to promptly repair or replace defective goods. Return to Seller of defective Goods and redelivery to Buyer of corrected or replaced Goods shall be at Seller’s expense. Goods required to be corrected or replaced shall be subject to this requirement in the same manner and to the same extent as Goods originally delivered under this Order, but only as to the corrected or replaced part or parts thereof. Seller shall promptly comply with Buyer’s direction to: (i) repair, rework or replace the Goods, or (ii) furnish any materials or parts and installation instructions required to successfully correct the defect or nonconformance.

Notification of Changes
The Seller shall not make any changes in the Work or end items (including assemblies, subassemblies, parts and components thereof) that do not conform to the requirements of this Order without the prior written consent of Buyer. Instances that must be reported include, but are not limited to, the material specified in this purchase order changes in formulation, processing, raw material; a relocation of the manufacturing facility; or a stop in production due to manufacturing as a result of economic hardship or material availability.

Quality Requirements Flow down from Distributors or Subcontractors
If the Seller is not the manufacturer of the product, the Seller is responsible for flowing down all requirements to the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM), and/or assuring compliance. It is the Seller’s responsibility to identify those requirements that cannot be met and to notify the Buyer. All shipments against this purchase order shall contain documentation identifying the product manufacturer.

Right of Access
During performance of this Order, authorized representatives of Buyer, Buyer’s customer, or the Government shall have the right to visit Seller’s facilities and their sub-tier suppliers involved in the performance hereunder at any time during normal business hours to review, monitor, coordinate or expedite performance and to secure necessary information for such purposes. Such visits will be coordinated with Seller’s cognizant personnel to minimize any effect on Seller’s normal operations.

603 – CONTROL OF CHANGES06/01/11
The Seller and their sub-tier suppliers shall not make changes to the design, configuration, material, part, or manufacturing process that result in an impact to form, fit, or function of the supplied product. These changes must be submitted to the Buyer and require the approval of General Dynamics.

604 – CUSTOMER SELECTIVE EVALUATION06/01/11
During performance on this order the Seller’s quality control or inspection system and manufacturing processes are subject to review, verification, and analysis by General Dynamics and their authorized customer representatives. The right may be exercised at any time during the performance of the Purchase Order.

This requirement does not apply to products defined by a Military Specification and carry a Mil-Spec part number.

605 – QUALITY REQUIREMENTS FLOWDOWN FROM DISTRIBUTORS OR SUBCONTRACTORS06/01/11
If the Seller is not the manufacturer of the product, the Seller is responsible for flowing down all requirements to the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM), and/or assuring compliance. It is the Seller’s responsibility to identify those requirements that cannot be met and to notify the Buyer.

All shipments against this purchase order shall contain documentation identifying the product manufacturer.

Shipments may contain product from more than one manufacturer if the following conditions are met:

1. Product from each manufacturer shall be separately packaged and, if applicable, be accompanied with the required paperwork (Certificate of Conformance, applicable data package).
2. Each set of product shall have a separate line item on the shipping document corresponding to the applicable set of product, with the quantity of each set indicated.

606 – SELLER NOTIFICATION OF CONDITIONS IMPACTING DELIVERY06/01/11
If any conditions during the execution of this Purchase Order that impact on time delivery, the Seller agrees to notify the General Dynamics Buyer in writing. Instances that must be reported include, but are not limited to, the material specified in this purchase order changes in formulation, processing, raw material; a relocation of the manufacturing facility; or a stop in production due to manufacturing as a result of economic hardship or material availability.

607 – COUNTERFEIT MITIGATION (Rev C)02/02/2017
As part of a counterfeit prevention practice, the following five conditions are required to be met on this Purchase Order:

1. The Seller has procured the material directly from an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) or their authorized distributor.

2. Traceable pedigree of the material is maintained by the Seller back to the OEM or their authorized distributor.

3. The Seller is able to provide objective evidence of the material’s pedigree to the Buyer upon request.

4. The Seller shall ensure that only new/unused materials are supplied.

5. The Seller shall submit a certificate of compliance with each shipment certifying that the material delivered is of the quality specified and conforms in all respects with the Purchase Order requirements.

Additional requirements with regards to counterfeit parts prevention can be found at the General Dynamics web site https://gdmissionsystems.com/suppliers/terms-conditions/.

If the Seller cannot meet any of these conditions, Buyer approval is required along with additional testing/inspection to verify the authenticity of the parts.

608 – SEVEN YEAR RECORD RETENTION06/24/16
Inspection records adequate to ascertain the quality level of required articles and of the Seller’s production processes must be maintained by the Seller and made available to General Dynamics upon request. Unless otherwise specified, the Seller shall maintain the records for a minimum period of seven years after satisfaction of this Purchase Order.

This requirement does not apply to products defined by a Military Specification and carry a Mil-Spec part number.

610 – CALIBRATION CERTIFICATION (ANSI/NCSL Z540-1) (Rev A)04/12/12
The Seller shall maintain a calibration system that complies with ANSI/NCSL Z540-1 Requirements for the Calibration of Measuring and Test Equipment.

611 – LOT DATE CODE REQUIREMENTS (Rev A)04/19/13
This requirement applies to all commodities including printed wiring boards (PWBs) and commercially available or Commercial Off The Shelf (COTS) electronic components, connectors, and consumables (e.g. adhesives and solder paste). Note that this requirement is not applicable to fastening hardware, holding devices, sheet metal or machined parts, and stencils.

Shipments must be traceable to the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) and one of the following: lot code, date code, plating lot (specific to PWBs), or serial number. In the instance where this information is not available, the Seller shall request an Advance Deviation Request from the Buyer.

Shipments may contain product from more than one manufacturer’s lot/date code if the following conditions are met:

1. Product and corresponding data from each manufacturer’s lot/date code/plating lot shall be separately packaged.

2. Each manufacturer’s lot/date code/plating lot shall have a separate line item on the shipping document corresponding to the applicable set of product, with the quantity of each set indicated.

612 – LOT DATE CODE REQUIREMENTS (LOT ACCEPTANCE TESTING)(Rev A)04/04/2016
All shipments against this Purchase Order shall contain parts from a single lot/date code. This is to facilitate Lot Acceptance Testing (LAT) of each lot/date code and to maintain traceability. In the instance where multiple lot/date codes must be supplied, the Seller shall request approval from the Buyer.

613 – TRACEABILITY (Rev A)04/20/12
Traceability to the manufacturer and lot and/or date code is required for all parts and materials supplied to this Purchase Order. Traceability shall be defined in the individual part specifications*. The Seller shall identify the lot and/or date code on the Certificate of Conformance/Compliance. Unless otherwise specified in the applicable source control drawing or military specification, the Seller is allowed to provide this lot and/or date code in their own format (date code, lot number, batch code, cure date, etc).

Traceability to the wafer lot is required for each procured microcircuit. This traceability is part of the requirements specified in MIL-PRF-38535, regardless of device class.

Traceability shall also be maintained to the sub-component parts of hybrid, multi-chip modules, crystal oscillators, current sensors, and other small assemblies that are themselves procured as parts. Parts from a single lot and/or date code shall be assembled from homogeneous lots of sub-components wherever possible.

*In the case that the individual part specification does not define what a lot is, the Seller is exempt from this quality clause.

614 – TRACEABILITY OF COATINGS, EPOXIES AND OTHER POLYMER BASED MATERIALS06/01/11
One hundred percent lot traceability of coatings, epoxies and other polymer based materials to the lot, batch, and date of manufacture is required.

615 – PROHIBITED MATERIAL, AMOUNT OF TIN06/01/11
If the material being delivered contains tin, or has tin in the finish, unless otherwise specified on the specification or drawing, General Dynamics requires that the amount of tin, as determined by x-ray fluorescence, not be greater than 97%. Materials which are determined to not meet these requirements may be rejected and returned to the Seller.

616 – PROHIBITED MATERIALS (Rev A)04/20/12
General Dynamics requires notification of changes in the use of the prohibited materials listed in Ordinance Document 65477 revision C (OD-65477). Changes that require notification are those that affect the quantity of the material used in the product. The Seller is responsible for requesting a copy of this document from the General Dynamics Buyer if they do not have a current copy of the specified revision on file.

617 – EXCLUSION OF MERCURY06/01/11
Supplies furnished shall contain no free mercury (metallic form) or mercury compounds (e.g. mercuric oxide & mercuric chloride) without written approval of General Dynamics. Seller shall perform a review to the extent necessary for a reasonable assurance that mercury is not being used in the supplies (e.g. review of drawing parts lists & material lists).

Mercury bearing instrument & equipment (i.e. those instruments containing free mercury) shall not be used in the manufacture, fabrication, assembly, testing, etc., of any supplies. Note: Seller shall develop the same assurance & confidence of compliance with the mercury exclusion clause as it does with other specification requirements (e.g. toxic materials, flammable materials, fragile materials & radioactive materials). Certification of compliance or other attesting documentation shall be available if required to be provided to the Buyer and/or Government.

The Subcontractor shall require all sub-tier Subcontractors to comply with the mercury exclusion requirements.

618 – FIRST ARTICLE INSPECTION (FAI) (Rev B)08/08/2016
A First Article Inspection (FAI) is to provide evidence that all engineering, design and specification requirements are correctly understood, accounted for, verified and recorded. An FAI compliant with the current revision of AS9102 shall be conducted on a one piece sample that is representative of the first production run.

The FAI requirement shall continue to apply after initial compliance. The Seller shall re-perform a full FAI or partial FAI for affected characteristics when any of the following events occurs:
-A change in the design affecting form, fit, or function of the part.
-A change in the manufacturing source(s), process(es), inspection method(s), location of manufacture, tooling or materials, that can potentially affect form, fit, or function.
-Changes in a numerical control program or translation to another media that can potentially affect form, fit or function.
-A natural or man-made event which may adversely affect the manufacturing process.
-A lapse in production for two years.

619 – TEST DATA – SCREENING06/01/11
Test data consisting of a screening attribute summary showing actual quantities tested and quantities passing each test which verifies the compliance to specification requirements, shall accompany each shipment. This requirement is a condition of acceptance.

620 – TEST DATA – GROUP A06/01/11
Test data consisting of a Group A attribute summary data showing actual quantities tested and quantities passing each test which verifies the compliance to specification requirements, shall accompany each shipment. This requirement is a condition of acceptance.

621 – CHEMICAL AND/OR PHYSICAL TEST RECORDS06/01/11
Chemical and/or Physical Test Results on all raw materials that are required to satisfy specification requirements which are employed in the fabrication of articles purchased on this order shall be maintained on file and made available to General Dynamics upon request.

622 – SPECIAL PROCESS APPROVAL AND CERTIFICATION (Rev B)09/27/2016
This requirement applies to all custom machined and fabricated parts. This requirement is not applicable to commercially available or commercial off the shelf (COTS) electronic components and connectors.

Seller must provide a special process certification with each delivery certifying compliance with all special processes required in executing this Purchase Order. Special process certification may be included on the Seller’s C of C provided that the special process used and the special process supplier is identified. The certification must contain the processor’s name and address used for the special processes unless the special process supplier’s certification is included with the shipment. All special process suppliers utilized on this Purchase Order require certification by NADCAP or approval by General Dynamics.

Some examples of special processes are; Chemical Processes (including Plating, Anodizing, Conversion Coating, and Passivation), Painting, Heat Treating, Welding (Fusion), Brazing (Vacuum/ Dip), etc. NADCAP approved special process suppliers are listed in the eAudit Online QML at:https://www.eauditnet.com. A list of General Dynamics’ approved special process suppliers can be requested from the Buyer.

623 – ELECTROSTATIC DISCHARGE CONTROL AND PACKAGING06/01/11
If this order is for a device that is Electrostatic Discharge Sensitive (ESDS), the Seller shall maintain an Electrostatic Discharge Control program in accordance with the most recent version of MIL-STD-1686, ANSI S20.20 or equivalent. The program shall be subject to review by General Dynamics. The item shall be packaged in materials that are non-charge generating on the inside surface next to the part as well as providing conductive shielding protection. The protective container shall be labeled with an industry recognized ESDS cautionary statement.

624 – ELECTROSTATIC DISCHARGE CONTROL AND PACKAGING (ANSI S20.20)06/01/11
The Seller shall maintain an Electrostatic Discharge Control program in accordance with the most recent version of ANSI S20.20. The program shall be subject to review by General Dynamics. The item shall be packaged in materials that are non-charge generating on the inside surface next to the part as well as providing conductive shielding protection per ANSI S20.20. The protective container shall be labeled with an industry recognized ESDS cautionary statement.

625 – ESD CLASS ZERO STATIC SENSITIVE MATERIAL PACKAGING05/10/11
If this device is Electrostatic Discharge Sensitive (ESDS) to less than or equal to 250 volts (Human Body Model), item shall be packaged in materials that are static dissipative on the inside surface next to the part as well as providing conductive shielding protection per MIL-STD 1686, ANSI S20.20, or equivalent. Package shall protect against both Human Body Model (HBM) and Charged Device Model (CDM) failure modes. The ESD protective container and shipping container shall be clearly marked as “Class 0 ESD Device” by label or other equivalent method.

626 – PACKAGING OF MOISTURE SENSITIVE DEVICES06/01/11
Devices that are classified as moisture sensitive per J-STD-020 (Standard For Moisture/Reflow Sensitivity Classification for Nonhermetic Solid State Surface-Mount Devices) shall be packaged and labeled as such per J-STD-033 (Standard for Handling, Packing, Shipping, and Use of Moisture/Reflow Sensitive Surface-Mount Devices).

627 – PRINTED WIRING BOARD DOCUMENTATION REQUIREMENTS06/01/11
The following documentation shall be Included with each shipment of Printed Wiring Boards:

1. Printed Wiring Board Inspection Report (Final Inspection results)
2. Metallurgical Lab Report consisting of:
a. Copper thickness
b. Glass to glass board thickness
c. Di-electric thickness (all layers)
3. Certificate of Conformance (C of C)
4. Certificate of Electrical Test
5. TDR (Impedance) Report
6. Serialization log of shipped Printed Wiring Boards

628 – PRINTED WIRING BOARD REQUIREMENTS (Rev H)09/21/15
This quality clause pertains to General Dynamics’ procurement of Printed Wiring Boards(PWBs) only.

Solder mask shall be Taiyo PSR-4000 MP, HFX, LDI, or BN green finish. Seller must request approval from General Dynamics if an equivalent solder mask must be used.

On surface layers, the supplier shall use Copper Foil Inc. TWS starting foil or a customer approved equivalent that has been proven to meet 5 lbs/in minimum post thermal stress peel strength on the laminate being used for this order.

** PACKAGING **

Each PWB shall be individually packaged in a zip lock or heat sealed ESD shielding bag or other non-sloughing bag. Immersion silver finished boards should include jewelers paper.

Do not include desiccant or humidity indicators on top of the PWB. Desiccant or humidity indicators may be included in a secondary container or isolated

off to one side of the PWB within the immediate bag. PWBs shall be secured flat and neatly stacked during shipping.

If more than one plating lot, they shall be separated from each other and labeled accordingly. Also show each lot as a separate line item on the shipping documentation.

629 – COUPON RETENTION06/01/11
Coupons shall be retained by the Seller for a minimum period of seven years after satisfaction of this Purchase Order. Coupons shall comply with the requirements of the procurement specification and made available to General Dynamics upon request.

630 – PREFERRED LEAD FINISH TIN-LEAD (Rev A)04/12/12
The preferred component lead finish coatings are tin-lead plate or hot solder dip in accordance with MIL-PRF-19500. Seller must request authorization from General Dynamics if another lead finish must be used.

Gold finished component leads being refinished to meet this preference must be done so using SnPb with a minimum lead (Pb) content of 3 weight percent and applied using a double dip process or a dynamic bath in accordance with IPC J STD-001 DS AMD 1. Documentation must be included with each shipment that provides evidence that one of the acceptable hot solder dip processes has been used.

631 – TEST SAMPLES06/22/11
This requirement shall apply to all electronic components and connectors.

The Seller shall not as part of this purchase order supply destructive test samples from qualification tests, lot acceptance tests, quality conformance inspections or other reliability tests. Life testing shall be considered a destructive test. Exceptions shall be documented by explicit written direction of the Buyer.

632 – STATEMENT OF CONFORMACE / C OF C (Rev E)06/17/14

The Seller shall provide with each shipment a written statement which attests to the conformance of material to the applicable specification and the Purchase Order requirements. The statement of conformance/compliance shall be furnished with each lot of material shipped. The Seller’s documentation shall contain the following information as a minimum (not necessarily in the order given below).

1. Purchase Order number
2. Part number ordered
3. Part revision (not applicable to items fully defined by a military specification or catalog items)
4. Part manufacturer
5. Part traceability information – must identify the Lot/Date Code, and/or Serial Number as required by Quality Clause 613
6. – RESERVED –
7. Statement attesting to the Seller’s compliance with the Purchase Order requirements which are contained in specific Purchase Order clauses
8. Signature of authorized representative of the company
9. The certification shall be dated
10. Address of manufacturer (only applicable when the seller is not the original equipment manufacturer)

The Seller shall maintain records which support validation of the information attested
in the certification and shall be made available for review upon request.

633 – WAFER LOT REQUIREMENT09/20/11
All shipments against this Purchase Order shall contain documentation identifying the wafer lot number.

Shipments may contain product from more than one wafer lot number if the following conditions are met:

1. Product from each wafer lot number shall be separately packaged.
2. Each set of product shall have a separate line item on the shipping document corresponding to the applicable set of product, with the quantity of each set indicated.

634 – LOT DATE CODE RESTRICTION, 2 YEARS12/20/11
The Seller is to provide all the material with a date of manufacture not exceeding 2 years at the time of receipt at General Dynamics.

635 – NOTIFICATION BY SELLER OF CHANGE OF STATUS12/20/11
The Seller shall notify General Dynamics of any major changes to the company that may impact the Seller’s approval status and rating.

Major changes include, but are not limited to, the following:
1. Change of company ownership
2. Change in business viability (debarred from government business, bankruptcy)
3. Change in small, disadvantaged business rating
4. Change of Quality Systems and Philosophy (status of ISO registration, etc.)
5. Change in top management including Quality Manager
6. Move or relocation of production or engineering facilities
7. Major change in engineering or production capability at the facility

636 – DATA REQUIRED WITH EACH SHIPMENT (Rev -)04/20/12
If a lot is split and a partial shipment is made, all required data shall accompany each shipment. An additional copy of the data (i.e., test data, certificates of conformance, etc.) shall be included in the follow-on shipments. When samples or sample data are sent separately, they shall reference the original Purchase Order number, line item, and date of shipment. If a partial shipment is made, annotate it on the shipper.

637 – ELECTROSTATIC DISCHARGE CONTROL AND PACKAGING (OD 65478 Rev F) (Rev -)04/20/12
The Seller shall maintain an Electrostatic Discharge Control program in accordance with Ordinance Document (OD) 65478 revision F. The program shall be subject to review by General Dynamics. The Seller is responsible for requesting a copy of this document from the General Dynamics Buyer if they do not have a current copy of the specified revision on file.

638 – SPECIAL PROCESS APPROVAL AND CERTIFICATION – LM (Rev A)07/12/16
Lockheed Martin approval of subtier special processing shall be verified using the Lockheed Martin Procure to Pay (P2P) Exostar application (https://portal.exostar.com/idprov/portal/ShowActiveSps.do). Contractors that do not have access to Exostar to verify approval status must contact the Buyer for a list of Lockheed Martin approved special processors. Processor (Contractor and/or Subtier) shall have current required approval(s) in place at the time of hardware processing. Contractor shall verify approval prior to performing processing.

Definition:
Special Process – A method controlled by a contractually required specification where:
1. A product undergoes a physical, chemical or metallurgical transformation or inspection. Conformance to the specification cannot be readily verified by normal inspection methods and,
2. The quality of the product depends on use of specific equipment operated in a specific manner, under controlled conditions, by trained personnel with instructions, procedures or standards.

Contractually required specifications include Industry or Government specifications identified in the Purchase Order, subordinate drawings, statements of work, or other contractual documents.

Certification:
A special process certification shall be provided with each shipment of item (s) delivered on this contract.
Special Process Certifications may be in supplier format and shall include the following:
-Customer’s Order number
-Part number(s)
-Serial and/or lot numbers, of the hardware processed (if applicable,)
-Material process specification & revision
-A certification stating the special process was performed per the applicable drawing/specification requirements.
-Processing Organization’s name and address
-Each certification must be signed and dated by a company official of the Organization and/or Processor attesting to the acceptance of the processes performed to the required specification(s).

Equivalency:
If the Purchase Order requires processing in accordance with a cancelled Military Specification or Standard, the Lockheed Martin determined Special Processor Approval may be for the replacement Industry or Government specification. This special process approval does not authorize deviation to, or take priority over, the contractually imposed requirement. The Contractor and/or the Subtier Contractor must conform to the requirements of the contractually imposed requirement.

Responsibility:
Lockheed Martin approval of subtier special processing does not relieve the Contractor of the responsibility to ensure that work performed by Subtier Contractors is in accordance with specification requirements.

The Contractor shall insert the substance of this clause, including this sentence, in all lower-tier purchase agreements for work performed under this contract.

639 – SPECIAL PROCESS CERTIFICATION (Rev -)04/20/12
Processor (Subcontractor and/or Sub-tier) shall have current required approval(s) in place at the time of hardware processing. Subcontractor shall verify approval prior to performing processing.

Special process – A method controlled by a contractually-required specification where:
– A product undergoes a physical, chemical or metallurgical transformation. Conformance to the specification cannot be readily verified by normal inspection methods and,
– The quality of the product depends on use of specific equipment operated in a specific manner, under controlled conditions, by trained personnel with instructions, procedures or standards.

Contractually required specifications include Lockheed Martin, Industry or Government specifications identified in the Lockheed Martin Purchase Agreement, subordinate drawings, statements of work, or other contractual documents.

Certain special processes are required to comply with this contract. Special processes shall be performed only by sources that have been surveyed and approved by Lockheed Martin to perform those processes.

A special process certification shall be provided with each shipment of item(s) delivered on this contract. Special Process Certifications may be in Subcontractor format and shall include the following:

a. Customer’s Order number
b. Part number(s)
c. Serial and/or lot numbers of the hardware processed (if applicable,)
d. Material process specification & revision
e. A certification stating the special process was performed per the applicable drawing/specification requirements.
f. Processing Organization’s name and address
g. Each certification must be signed and dated by a company official of the Subcontractor and/or processor attesting to the acceptance of the processes performed to the required specification(s).

The Subcontractor shall insert the substance of this clause, and clause QA 7, including this sentence, in all lower-tier subcontracts for work performed under this contract.

640 – OD 65235 Rev L (Rev D)6/18/15
Ordinance Document (OD) 65235 revision L is applicable to this order. The

Seller is responsible for requesting a copy of this document from the General

Dynamics Buyer if they do not have a current copy of the specified revision on file.

641 – OD 63425 Rev E (Rev A)03/03/15
Ordinance Document (OD) 63425 revision E is applicable to this order. The Seller is responsible for requesting a copy of this document from the General Dynamics Buyer if they do not have a current copy of the specified revision on file.

642 – OD 55732 Rev AJ (Rev F)5/12/2016
Ordnance Document (OD) 55732 revision AJ is applicable to this order. The Seller is responsible for requesting a copy of this document from the General Dynamics Buyer if they do not have a current copy of the specified revision on file.

643 – OD 67501 Rev – (Rev -)04/20/12
Ordinance Document (OD) 67501 revision – is applicable to this order. The Seller is responsible for requesting a copy of this document from the General Dynamics Buyer if they do not have a current copy of the specified revision on file.

644 – OD 56383 Rev L (Rev -)04/20/12
Ordinance Document (OD) 56383 revision L is applicable to this order. The Seller is responsible for requesting a copy of this document from the General Dynamics Buyer if they do not have a current copy of the specified revision on file.

645 – OD 57679 Rev J (Rev A)01/27/14
Ordinance Document (OD) 57679 revision J is applicable to this order. The Seller is responsible for requesting a copy of this document from the General Dynamics Buyer if they do not have a current copy of the specified revision on file.

646 – OD 56389 Rev N (Rev -)04/20/12
Ordinance Document (OD) 56389 revision N is applicable to this order. The Seller is responsible for requesting a copy of this document from the General Dynamics Buyer if they do not have a current copy of the specified revision on file.

647 – WS 28210 Rev E (Rev A)06/06/2016
Weapon Specification (WS) 28210 revision E is applicable to this order. The Seller is responsible for requesting a copy of this document from the General Dynamics Buyer if they do not have a current copy of the specified revision on file.

648 – WS 15620 Rev – (Rev -)04/20/12
Weapon Specification (WS) 15620 revision – is applicable to this order. The Seller is responsible for requesting a copy of this document from the General Dynamics Buyer if they do not have a current copy of the specified revision on file.

649 – WS 9030 Rev A (Rev -)04/20/12
Weapon Specification (WS) 9030 revision A is applicable to this order. The Seller is responsible for requesting a copy of this document from the General Dynamics Buyer if they do not have a current copy of the specified revision on file.

650 – OD 66352 Rev H (Rev C)04/07/14
Ordinance Document (OD) 66352 revision H is applicable to this order. The Seller is responsible for requesting a copy of this document from the General Dynamics Buyer if they do not have a current copy of the specified revision on file.

651 – OD 59747 Rev TBD (Rev -)04/25/12
Ordinance Document (OD) 59747 revision TBD is applicable to this order. The Seller is responsible for requesting a copy of this document from the General Dynamics Buyer if they do not have a current copy of the specified revision on file.

652 – OD 59748 Rev TBD (Rev -)04/25/12
Ordinance Document (OD) 59748 revision TBD is applicable to this order. The Seller is responsible for requesting a copy of this document from the General Dynamics Buyer if they do not have a current copy of the specified revision on file.

653 – WS 25864 Rev A (Rev -)04/25/12
Weapon Specification (WS) 25864 revision A is applicable to this order. The Seller is responsible for requesting a copy of this document from the General Dynamics Buyer if they do not have a current copy of the specified revision on file.

654 – WS 13854 Rev TBD (Rev -)04/25/12
Weapon Specification (WS) 13854 revision TBD is applicable to this order. The Seller is responsible for requesting a copy of this document from the General Dynamics Buyer if they do not have a current copy of the specified revision on file.

655 – WS 15763 Rev A (Rev -)04/25/12
Weapon Specification (WS) 15763 revision A is applicable to this order. The Seller is responsible for requesting a copy of this document from the General Dynamics Buyer if they do not have a current copy of the specified revision on file.

656 – OD 48446 Rev TBD (Rev -)04/26/12
Ordinance Document (OD) 48446 revision TBD is applicable to this order. The Seller is responsible for requesting a copy of this document from the General Dynamics Buyer if they do not have a current copy of the specified revision on file.

657 – WS 23208 Rev A (Rev -)05/14/12
Weapon Specification (WS) 23208 revision A is applicable to this order. The Seller is responsible for requesting a copy of this document from the General Dynamics Buyer if they do not have a current copy of the specified revision on file.

658 – OD 56369 Rev T (Rev -)07/02/12
Ordinance Document (OD) 56369 revision T is applicable to this order. The Seller is responsible for requesting a copy of this document from the General Dynamics Buyer if they do not have a current copy of the specified revision on file.

659 – OD 55733 Rev C (Rev -)07/03/12
Ordinance Document (OD) 55733 revision C is applicable to this order. The Seller is responsible for requesting a copy of this document from the General Dynamics Buyer if they do not a current copy of the specified revision on file.

660 – WS 15759 Rev – (Rev -)07/03/12
Weapon Specification (WS) 15759 revision – is applicable to this order. The Seller is responsible for requesting a copy of this document from the General Dynamics Buyer if they do not have a current copy of the specified revision on file.

661 – AGE/ENVIRONMENT SENSITIVE MATERIAL (SHELF LIFE) (Rev A)07/21/15
The Seller shall identify all materials and articles which have definite characteristics of quality degradation with age and/or environment. Identification shall include the date useful life was initiated and the date and/or the cycle at which the useful life will be expended. When environment is a factor in determining useful life, the identification shall include storage conditions required to achieve the stated useful life. Limited shelf life material containers shall be marked with either the date of manufacture or the shelf life expiration date. A minimum of 50% of the shelf life shall remain at the time of shipment. Special storage requirements, if required, shall be provided with each shipment.

662 – LOT DATE CODE RESTRICTION, 5 YEARS (Rev A)11/15/12
The Seller shall is to provide all material with a date of manufacture not exceeding 5 years at the time of receipt at General Dynamics.

663 – PRINTED WIRING BOARD SUPPLIER CERTIFICATION (Rev -)09/18/12
Suppliers of printed wiring boards must be certified to MIL-P-55110 or MIL-PRF_55110 or MIL PRF 31032 or MIL-P-50884 as required.

664 – GOLD PLATING THICKNESS VERIFICATION (Rev -)10/03/12
Acceptance of material at General Dynamics is dependent upon successful completion of gold plating thickness verification by X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF). This verification will be performed by General Dynamics during inspection after receipt of material. The thickness criteria is established by the General Dynamics drawing. The Seller is responsible for requesting a copy of this document from the General Dynamics Buyer if they do not have a current copy of the revision specified on the Purchase Order on file.

665 STATEMENT OF CONFORMANCE / C OF C (Rev -)11/15/12
The Seller shall provide with each shipment a written statement which attests to the conformance of material to the applicable specification and the Purchase Order requirements. The statement of conformance/compliance shall be furnished with each lot of material shipped. The Seller’s documentation shall contain the following information as a minimum (not necessarily in the order given below).

1. Purchase Order number
2. Part number
3. Part manufacturer
4. Part traceability information
5. Statement attesting to the Seller’s compliance with the Purchase Order requirements which are contained in specific Purchase Order clauses

666 – MATERIAL OUTGASSING (Rev -)02/26/13
The total mass loss (TML) for non-metallic constituents (or a weighted average TML of all non-metallic constituents) shall be less than 1.0 percent, excluding water vapor regained (WVR). The collected volatile condensable material (CVCM) shall be less than 0.1 percent for non-metallic constituents (or a weighted average of all non-metallic constituents). TML, CVCM, and WVR shall be verified according to ASTM E595 and NASA publication 1124. Plastic parts are excluded from this requirement or have already been approved at the piece part level.

667 – PROHIBITED MATERIALS (Rev -)02/27/13
The following materials or processes are prohibited from any use on/in Seller’s deliverable product. Seller shall require that applicable sub-tier suppliers also comply with these exclusions.
1. Cadmium
2. Conformal coatings (non- MIL-I-46058)
3. Epoxy inks (non- A-A-56032, or ink not meeting solvent resistance testing using the Seller’s standard cleaning processes)
4. Mercury – product shall contain no free mercury (e.g., mercuric oxide or mercuric chloride), nor shall it be exposed to free mercury from any of the processing elements or environments used to make the product or verify its requirement conformance
5. Selenium
6. Ultrasonically cleaned parts
7. Zinc, or Zinc Chromate

The following materials are constrained in their use on/in Seller’s deliverable product. Seller shall require that applicable sub-tier suppliers also comply with these limitations.

1. Acetic acid (including RTV coatings) – shall not be used unless specifically permitted on the GDAIS drawing, or specifically approved by GDAIS in writing
2. Silicone/silicone bearing materials – shall not be used in/around hardware, except when specifically permitted on the GDAIS drawing, or specifically approved by GDAIS in writing
3. Silver – shall not be used as conductors or terminal finishes
4. Teflon, vinyl, or polyvinyl chloride – shall not be used as wire insulation
5. Tin – shall not be greater than 97% purity as determined by x-ray fluorescence

668 – OD 67056 Rev A (Rev -)03/18/13
Ordinance Document (OD) 67056 revision A is applicable to this order. The Seller is responsible for requesting a copy of this document from the General Dynamics Buyer if they do not have a current copy of the specified revision on file.

669 – LAPSE IN PRODUCTION (Rev -)07/25/13
The Seller is required to notify General Dynamics when the time interval between successive production lots for the part number specified on the Purchase Order exceeds 18 months. The Seller shall not begin production until given formal authorization by General Dynamics. The time between successive production lots is defined as the time between the last day of production of the previous lot and the first day of production of new product against this Purchase Order. Production is defined as kitting operations through the final manufacturing process

670 – FIVE YEAR RECORD RETENTION (Rev -)02/07/14
Seller’s product, process control and quality records must be maintained by the Seller and made available to General Dynamics upon request. Unless otherwise specified, the Seller shall maintain the records for a minimum period of five years after satisfaction of this Purchase Order.

671 – TINNING PER GEIA-STD-0006 (Rev -)03/17/14
Pure tin finished component leads shall be refinished using SnPb with a minimum lead (Pb) content of 3 weight percent and applied in accordance with GEIA-STD-0006. Documentation must be included with each shipment that provides evidence of the tinning process. All components must be marked with an orange dot to identify that the component has been tinned.

672 – OD 56395 Rev K (Rev A)05/12/16
Ordnance Document (OD) 56395 revision K is applicable to this order. The Seller is responsible for requesting a copy of this document from the General Dynamics Buyer if they do not have a current copy of the specified revision on file.

673 – ELECTROLESS NICKEL COATING PER OD 55705 Rev FR (Rev D) 11/30/15
Electroless nickel coating must be performed by the approved source of supply as identified on Ordnance Document (OD) 55705 revision FR.

OD 55705 Rev FR identifies the following approved vendor name and CAGE code for electroless nickel coating:
Co-Operative Plating Co.
CAGE: 574L9

Due to document restrictions, General Dynamics is not authorized to distribute OD 55705 to the Seller.

674 – QPL/QML APPROVAL (Rev -)09/05/14
Purchase Order shall only be accepted by the Seller if the manufacturer is currently approved on the applicable QPL/QML for the military specification part number specified.

675 – Traceability (Rev -)04/17/15
Traceability to the manufacturer and lot and/or date code is required for all parts and materials supplied to this Purchase Order. The Seller shall identify the lot and/or date code on the Certificate of Conformance/Compliance. Unless otherwise specified in the applicable source control drawing or military specification, the Seller is allowed to provide this lot and/or date code in their own format (date code, lot number, batch code, cure date, etc.).

676 RAW MATERIAL CERTIFICATION (Rev -)10/03/2016

A raw material Certificate of Compliance (C of C) is required. The C of C should indicate the material used to fabricate the parts supplied is compliant with all requirements, as specified. Additionally, the Seller shall supply a test report showing actual chemical and mechanical properties analysis test data on the lot of raw material used to manufacture the items or raw material shipped against this Purchase Order.

 

701 – Notify GDAIS QA Rep (Region 7)09/10/10
a) Request Source Inspection by submitting a Source Inspection Request b) Send First Article Inspection Reports
Attention: GDAIS Supplier Quality Coordinator (Region 7) Email: QARep-Region7@gd-ais.com

 

801 – CONTACT GDAIS QA REP (REGION 8)04/03/12
The GDAIS Region 8 Supplier Quality Representative is assigned to support this PO. Any questions regarding quality requirements, submittal of First Article Inspection Reports, Source Inspection Requests, and Supplier Problem Reports (as applicable to this PO) may be directed to this contact.
Email address: QARep-Region8@gd-ais.com

802 – INSPECT AT ARRIVAL AT GDAIS04/03/12
Material on this order shall be inspected by GDAIS QA upon arrival from Supplier. Inspection performed shall depend on material received.

 

A – SELLER’S QUALITY CONTROL SYSTEM04/18/08
The seller shall provide and maintain a quality system currently registered to ISO 9001:2000.

B – SELLER’S INSPECTION SYSTEM04/18/08
The seller shall provide and maintain a quality management system acceptable to General Dynamics. Acceptance of suppliers quality system shall be formally documented. This system is subject to review at all times by GDAIS Quality Assurance.

C – REQUIREMENT FOR INSPECTION
The seller shall perform or have performed the inspections and tests required to substantiate that the supplies and services provided under this order conform to the drawing, specification and/or other applicable technical requirements. Seller shall establish and/or maintain a calibration system that is traceable to the National Institute of Standards and Technology for all measuring and test equipment used on this order. This system shall provide for: 1)recalibration at regular intervals commensurate with stability, purpose and degree of usage, and 2) a mandatory recall system within these established intervals. This system is subject to review at all times by GD-AIS Quality Assurance.

D – GOVERNMENT SOURCE INSPECTION
Government inspection is required prior to shipment from your plant. Upon receipt of this order, promptly notify the government representative who normally services your plant so that appropriate planning for government inspection can be accomplished.

E – SELECTIVE EVALUATION
During performance on this order your quality control or inspection system and manufacturing processes are subject to review, verification, and analysis by authorized government representatives. Government inspection or release of product prior to shipment is not required unless you are otherwise notified.

F – GD-AIS SOURCE INSPECTION
Source inspection is required on all items covered by this order at the seller’s facility prior to shipment. The seller shall provide the necessary facilities, equipment and personnel qualified to demonstrate conformance to the order requirements to the GD-AIS Quality Assurance representative for this inspection. The seller shall provide tentative notice ten days in advance of inspection readiness and confirmation no less than forty-eight hours in advance thereof.

G – GD- AIS IN-PROCESS SOURCE INSPECTION
In-process source inspection is required on all items covered by this order at the seller’s facility prior to shipment. In-process inspection shall verify acceptability of quality characteristics which cannot be readily inspected in completed items. In-process inspection points shall be as defined in the order and shall be mutually agreed upon by GD-AIS Quality Assurance and the seller prior to start of manufacturing. The seller shall provide the necessary facilities, equipment and personnel qualified to demonstrate conformance to the order requirements to the GD-AIS Quality Assurance representative for this inspection. The seller shall provide tentative notice ten days in advance of inspection readiness and confirmation no less than forty-eight hours in advance thereof.

H – GD- AIS FIRST ARTICLE SOURCE INSPECTION
Inspection of the first deliverable item produced under this order is required. The seller shall provide the necessary facilities, equipment and personnel qualified to demonstrate conformance to the order requirements to the GD-AIS Quality Assurance representative for this inspection. At its option, GD-AIS may waive source inspection and perform the required first article inspection at GD-AIS without prior notice to the seller. The seller shall obtain written acceptance of the first article prior to further shipments. The seller shall provide tentative notice of inspection readiness ten days in advance and confirmation no less than forty-eight hours in advance thereof.

I – RADIOGRAPHIC INSPECTION
The items on this order require radiographic inspection by a government or buyer-approved x-ray laboratory. Film will be read and interpreted by the laboratory and the findings reported on an appropriate form. The x-ray film and one copy of the x-ray report must accompany the material. The x-ray film must be identified with the buyer’s order number and the report shall contain the signature and title of a responsible representative of the laboratory.

J – FUNCTIONAL TEST REPORTS
Each shipment shall be accompanied by one legible copy of a report of actual variables test data identifiable to test parameters and serial numbers of items submitted. These reports shall contain the signature and title of a responsible representative of the seller who performed the test indicating conformance to the specified requirements. The specifications must be listed, including the revision letter.

K – CALIBRATION CERTIFICATION
The seller shall maintain a calibration system that complies with MIL-STD-45662, ANSI-Z540 or ISO10012-1. Product shipped to General Dynamics shall be accompanied by one legible copy of the seller’s certification of accuracy and calibration data (Calibration Certification). This certificate must contain the signature and title of a responsible representative of the seller. All serialized unit(s) shall have their serial number(s) annotated on the certificate.

L – AGE/ENVIRONMENT SENSITIVE MATERIAL
The seller shall identify all materials and articles which have definite characteristics of quality degradation with age and/or environment. Identification shall include the date useful life was initiated and the date and/or the cycle at which the useful life will be expended. When environment is a factor in determining useful life, the identification shall include storage conditions required to achieve the stated useful life.

M – MATERIAL COMPLIANCE REPORTS
Each shipment of material shall be accompanied by one legible copy of chemical analysis and/or physical test reports verifying compliance to applicable military/buyer’s specifications.

 

N – HEAT OR MELT IDENTIFICATION
All parts and/or material, and applicable documents, shall be identified by a heat number, heat code, heat lot number, or melt number of the seller. Where stamping of individual parts is not practical due to size or shape, the heat number, code, lot number, or melt number shall be stamped on the smallest unit package by the seller.

O – SPECIAL PROCESS SAMPLES
The special processes called for in this order shall be applied to samples of material of the same type to be used in manufacturing of deliverable items. The seller shall include the sample with each shipment and shall identify the sample to the order by part number and date of shipment. Each sample shall be approximately 1″ wide by 3″ long. Printed wiring board samples shall be those coupons from each panel produced and shall be in accordance with the applicable drawing or specification. Printed wiring board coupons shall be identified in accordance with requirements of the order.

P – ACCEPTANCE TEST PROCEDURE
The seller shall submit to GD-AISone reproducible copy of the acceptance test procedure (ATP) to be used for determining acceptability of the articles to be delivered under this order at least ten days prior to requesting GD-AISsource inspection or at least ten days prior to shipment of the articles, as applicable. As a minimum, the ATP shall:
1. Be identified with a control number and revision status.
2. Exhibit approval by the seller’s quality function.
3. Address acceptance testing of all performance and mechanical characteristics of the GD-AIS specification that are applicable to the level of testing required, i.e., qualification, first article and/or production.
4. Contain a clear and concise description of the test methods to be used in performing each test.
5. Contain a list of test equipment to be used, including the manufacturer’s name and model number.
6. Contain block diagrams of test equipment set-ups identifying interconnection points and equipment used.
7. Contain data sheets which present specified information.
In the event of a required revision to the ATP during performance under this order, the seller shall furnish one reproducible copy of the revision to GD-AIS prior to inspection by GD-AIS. The revision shall be identified as described above and shall exhibit evidence of approval by the seller’s quality function.

Q – MECHANICAL MEASUREMENTS REPORTS
Each part shall be accompanied by one legible copy of a report of actual variables mechanical measurements identifiable to all mechanical parameters listed on the drawing. These reports shall contain the signature and title of a responsible representative of the seller who performed the measurements indicating conformance to the specified requirements. The drawing number must be listed, including the revision letter.

In the event that measurements data are represented by sampling send data on those samples by the AQL selected. Place an identification tag or other temporary marking on all parts measured to assure positive data correlation upon receipt at GD-AIS.

R – STATEMENT OF CONFORMANCE
The supplier shall provide with each shipment one reproducible copy of a written statement which attests to the conformance of material to the applicable specification and the subcontract/purchase order requirements. The statement shall reference the order number, the part or specification number and revision, and shall contain the signature and title of the seller’s Quality Assurance representative.

S – MERCURY EXCLUSION CERTIFICATION
The seller shall furnish a certification of exclusion of metallic mercury compounds in the supplies furnished the buyer on this order. The certificate shall reference the buyer’s order number, part number and contain the signature and title of a responsible representative of the seller.

T – MERCURY EXCLUSION CLAUSE
The supplies furnished under this order shall contain no elemental mercury (the element Hg) or mercury compounds known to be chemically or thermally unstable in the environment in which the supplies furnished are to operate. During the manufacturing, testing or inspection processes the supplies offered shall not have come in direct contact with the element Hg or any chemically, or thermally unstable mercury compound, nor with any mercury containing devices which provide only a single barrier seal against breakage or spillage and release of the elemental mercury. Mercury contamination of the supplies will be cause for rejection of the material.

U – IN-PROCESS SOURCE SURVEILLANCE INSPECTION
In-process source surveillance is required on all items covered by this order at the seller’s facility during the duration of the order. It is intended that random surveillance inspections will be conducted at periodic intervals upon 48 hours verbal notice. Generally these inspections will consist of a review of selected process controls procedures and documentation associated with the manufacture of the articles covered by this order. This seller shall provide tentative notice ten days in advance of commencing manufacture and confirmation not less than forty-eight hours in advance thereof. At the time of confirmation, seller shall supply the dates comprising of the start and the end of the manufacturing cycle.

V – SELLER’S LOT OR BATCH NUMBER IDENTIFICATION
All parts and/or material, and applicable documents, must be identified by a manufacturing lot or batch number by the seller. where identification of individual parts is not practical due to size or shape, the manufacturing lot or batch number shall be placed on the smallest unit package. A lot or batch number shall be defined as parts and/or material produced by one manufacturer in one unchanged process, in accordance with the same drawing and/or specification.

W – FAILURE ANALYSIS REPORT
The seller is required to submit a failure analysis/repair report for each item being returned for rework. The report can be a copy of an internal document.

X – JAN COMPONENT REQUIREMENT CLAUSE
The devices furnished under this order shall be products which are listed on the Qualified Products List (QPL) applicable to the device ordered. Government source inspection is required on all JAN branded devices to the extent specified in the applicable military specification. The supplier shall make details of their inventory system and traceability documentation available to the authorized government representative for inspection (acceptance) upon request and shall be prepared to provide copies of actual records of processing or certification as to the origin of transactions and handling of JAN devices ordered.

Y – LOCATION OF MANUFACTURER
Only those products manufactured within the North American continent shall be supplied.

Z – NO SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

 

1 – (Not Used)

2 – ELECTROSTATIC SENSITIVE MATERIAL PROTECTION
The seller shall maintain a program for the protection of Electro-Static Discharge Sensitive (ESDS) devices during their handling, packaging, storage and shipping.

3 – CALIBRATIONS SERVICES
“Reserved for future use.”

4 – VENDOR DATA SHEET
The seller shall provide with each shipment a specification sheet or catalog page pertaining to the item submitted.

5 – MSDS
The supplier shall provide a copy of the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) with each delivery.

6 – MRB Authority
Any repair actions not sanctioned by the assembly’s design documentation will require Buyer approval prior to work being performed.

7 – COST APPROVAL
The Supplier is to provide the Buyer with a written evaluation report, containing proposed rework activity, rework cost and current replacement cost. Rework costs which are estimated to exceed 75% of the item’s current replacement value or equal to or greater than $10,000 will require Buyer approval in advance of work being performed.

8 – PROHIBITED MATERIALS
All tin plating, solder or tin finishes shall have a minimum of 3% lead content by weight. Parts shall also be free of Zinc, Cadmium and Mercury. Seller shall provide a written/signed Certificate of Compliance (CoC) with each shipment that attests to meeting this requirement.

 

SDC – SINGLE DATE/LOT CODE
Seller shall deliver parts from a Single Lot / Date code against this PO.

TR – TAPE AND REEL PACKAGING REQUIRED
Seller shall provide surface mount parts on a Tape and Reel for the Pick and Place machine. The Reel should be constructed of anti-static material and the Carrier tape should be made of conductive polystyrene material or equivalent to protect devices from ESD damage. The Tape and Reel parts packaging shall be fully compliant to EIA-481.

RSN – PART TRACEABILITY REQUIREMENT
Seller shall provide a written/signed Certificate of Compliance (CoC) that includes Part Traceability information. Specific to this requirement the CoC must contain the part number, manufacture or distributor, Lot /Date Code, and Serial Number.

CP – COUNTERFEIT PARTS REQUIREMENT
-All parts and materials shall be procured only through OEMs/OCMs, or their franchised dealer or distributors.

-The supplier shall verify the procurement source and associated certifying paperwork.
-Appropriate incoming inspection test methods shall be used to detect potential Counterfeit Parts and materials.

The supplier shall not use unapproved brokers (any company, person, or entity who is not an OEM/OCM or not an OEM/OCM authorized franchised dealer or distributor) for the purchase of components/materials/parts unless pre-approval has been granted by GDAIS.