5.6 Application to OTS and NDI.
Parts contained in OTS and NDI equipment used in the
end item are not normally subject to the parts management procedures relating
to introduction and initial support of parts, but should be accounted for in
design support, planning for obsolescence, and continuous redesign
considerations. When OTS and NDI equipment requires modification, only the
parts proposed for the modified portion of the equipment should be subject to
the appropriate parts selection procedures described herein.