Introduction. Support equipment includes test
equipment, fixtures, and other enclosures procured to support laser systems.
Design considerations for laser facilities are contained in Appendix A.
Support equipment shall be designed to meet the following requirements based
upon the hazard classification as defined by ANSI Z136.1 of the laser(s) to be
used with such equipment. The support equipment in conjunction with the laser
system shall meet the requirements of paragraph 4 of this MIL-STD and shall be
considered nonmilitary exempt EL-01 DOD unless this equipment is used solely
in support of exempted under 76 lasers.