The Contractor's Quality System shall include
procedures for the determination, prior to subcontract award, of the
capability of prospective Suppliers to deliver quality products and services.
Further, the Contractor shall develop and maintain a Supplier Rating system
that rates Suppliers based upon quality of performance, including quality of
deliverable, adherence to delivery schedule, and responsiveness to corrective
action requests. Records of selection and monitoring actions shall be made
available to the Government as requested.