Contracting activities shall tailor the
requirements of this standard to the needs of each acquisition and shall
encourage contractors to submit cost effective tailoring recommendations,
based on life cycle economic analysis.
4.3.1 TEMPEST. All CLIPS installed on ships shall meet the TEMPEST
requirements of OPNAVINST C5510.93 and MIL-STD-1680.
4.3.2 Engineering management. The guide lines for engineering management
shall be in accordance with MIL-STD-499.
4.3.3 General considerations. Design, application, safety, and quality
considerations, as well as economic factors, shall govern the selection of
components, materials and processes used in the design, acquisition,
construction, and support of material for the DOD. Whenever acquisition
documents do not explicitly specify the items or standards and specifications
to be used, selection of a suitable standard or specification for a specific
design application shall be the responsibility of the contracting or design
activity. In this selection process, the following considerations shall
18.104.22.168 Economic considerations. When two or more items or processes will
satisfy design parameters, selection shall be made in a manner that is most
economical to the Government. Economic factors include, but is not limited to,
consideration of life-cycle costs related to development, initial fabrication,
production, reliability, operation, maintenance, supply, and
22.214.171.124 Logistic considerations. Logistic requirements shall be tailored
from MIL-STD-1388-1 and as specified herein.
126.96.36.199.1 Documentation. Documentation for use,
training, operation, maintenance and repair of equipment is required
regardless of the acquisition option (COTS, ruggedized, or militarized). This
documentation shall clearly indicate the conditions in which the equipment is
designed to operate, and the specific requirements which must be observed
during installation and use of the equipment. Where adequate, the use of
vendor supplied documentation is encouraged. The contracting activity shall
ensure that vendor supplied documentation is accurate and complete, as
documentation is of utmost importance in military systems. Documentation
requirements for hazardous materials are specified in 4.7.2
188.8.131.52.1.1 Proprietary information. The program manager shall ensure that
the Government's interests are protected with respect to vendor proprietary
information concerning equipment. In the event an equipment is removed from
production or deleted from the vendor's catalog, data rights and the right to
other proprietary information shall be transferred to the Government at the
time maintenance support is discontinued by the vendor.
184.108.40.206.1.2 Drawings and nomenclature. Drawings and nomenclature that is
not NDI shall be specified herein.
220.127.116.11.1.2.1 Graphic symbols. Graphic symbols for electrical and
electronics diagrams shall be in accordance with IEEE 315.
18.104.22.168.1.2.2 Reference designations. Reference designations shall be in
accordance with IEEE 200, IEEE 315, and IEEE 315A.
22.214.171.124.1.2.3 Standard Symbols. Standard letters and symbols representing
quantities of measurement shall be in accordance with IEEE 260 and IEEE 280.
126.96.36.199.1.2.4 Metric practice. Standard metric practice shall be in
accordance with IEEE 268.
188.8.131.52.1.2.5 Terminology. The vocabulary and terms used to describe
electronic systems shall be in accordance with IEEE 100.
184.108.40.206.2 Maintainability and reliability. Quantitative maintainability
requirements in terms of MTTR shall be specified. Quantitative reliability
requirements in terms of basic reliability and mission reliability shall be
specified. Guidance on maintainability program requirements is provided in
SECNAVINST 4490.2. Guidance on reliability program requirements is provided in
MIL-STD-785. The determination of quantitative maintainability and reliability
requirements for COTS and ruggedized equipment shall be the responsibility of
the program manager. Analytical, field experience or test data shall be
required as evidence of achievement of reliability.
220.127.116.11.3 Operational availability. Requirements shall be specified for
operational availability in the end item specification. Guidance is provided
in OPNAVINST 3000.12.
18.104.22.168.4 Testability. Testability shall be as specified
22.214.171.124.4.1 Test provisions. Test provisions shall be provided
for monitoring performance, calibration, and fault isolation in accordance
with requirement 32 of MIL-STD-454. The test provisions of the equipment shall
provide the capability for a straight forward, logical, step-by-step testing
sequence, as well as providing for an end-to-end performance check. The
specific test capability and class of test provisions shall be as specified in
the end item specification.
126.96.36.199.4.2 Test equipment and built in test devices. Test equipment and
built in test devices required for calibration, operation, and maintenance
shall be tailored from MIL-T-28800. Design for testability shall be tailored
from MIL-STD-2165. Test equipment calibration requirements shall be tailored
from MIL-STD-1839 and MIL-STD-45662.
188.8.131.52.4.3 Test cables. Test cables and extender cards shall be provided
and fitted with connectors to allow removable subassemblies to be electrically
reconnected for maintenance.
184.108.40.206.4.4 External test points. Protection shall be provided in the test
point circuitry to prevent equipment damage caused by the external grounding
of test points.
220.127.116.11.4.5 Special tools. Special tools shall kept to a minimum and shall
be in accordance with MIL-STD-454, requirement 63. Special tools are defined
as those tools not listed in the Federal Supply Catalog (copies of this
catalog may be consulted in the office of the Defense Contract Management Area
18.104.22.168.5 Level of repair analysis. Level of repair guidance is provided in
22.214.171.124.6 Training. Training requirements shall be determined for the
proper and safe use, operation, maintenance, and repair of the system
equipment and software. Consideration shall be given to on-line and built-in
training helps, aids, tutorials, and other instructional media. The use of
vendor and/or crew developed training is encouraged. Vendor developed training
shall be used in accordance with OPNAVINST 1500.2 and MIL-STD-1379, when
appropriate. Vendor developed training shall be integrated in Chief of Naval
Education and Training (CNET) curricula in accordance with OPNAVINST 1500.8
and OPNAVINST 1500.44.
126.96.36.199 Reengineering. Reengineering shall be considered for upgrading
existing systems in lieu of beginning new development efforts, and for
developing software documentation.
188.8.131.52 Interchangeability. Interchangeability shall be in accordance with
MIL-STD-454, requirement 7. Interface performance specifications shall be
provided for interchangeable items as part of the item documentation specified
in 184.108.40.206.1. System software shall be "reusable" in accordance with
DOD-STD-2167 in the same sense as interchangeability is applied to hardware
items. Re-engineered items shall be backward compatible as a minimum. Items,
other than maintenance parts, from different sources of supply may be
designated as "fully interchangeable."