1. This Military Standard is approved for use by all
Departments and Agencies of the Department of Defense.
2. This standard contains two sections, the main body and
an appendix. The main body of the standard specifies a baseline set of
requirements. The appendix portion provides rationale, guidance, and lessons
learned for each requirement to enable the procuring activity to tailor the
baseline requirements for a particular application. The appendix also permits
Government and Industry personnel to understand the purpose of the
requirements and potential verification methodology for a design. The appendix
is not a mandatory part of this document.
3. A joint committee consisting of representatives of the
Army, Navy, Air Force, other DoD Agencies, and Industry participated in the
preparation of the basic version of this standard.
4. Comments, suggestions, or questions on this document
should be addressed to USAF/Aeronautical Systems Center, ASC/ENOI, 2530 Loop
Road West, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH 45433-7101 or email to
Engineering.Standards@wpafb.af.mil. Since contact information can change, you
may want to verify the currency of this address information using the ASSIST
Online database at http://assist.daps.dla.mil/online/start/.