The Contractor shall develop and maintain a Quality
System for Design & Development activities as required by the contract.
The Contractor's Quality System shall be in accordance with
ANSI/ASQC-Q9001-1994. These requirements shall apply to all hardware,
technical data, software, and service line items. The Quality System
procedures, planning, and all other documentation and data comprising the
Quality System will be made available for review on request. Use of existing
Quality policies, documents, and standards that meet these provisions and
ANSI/ASQC-Q9001-1994 requirements may continue. The Quality System shall be
documented. The Government does not require registration of the Contractor's
Quality System to the requirements of ANSI/ASQC-Q9001-1994. As such,
registration does not relieve the Contractor of meeting all the requirements
of the contract.