5.3.2 Defense specifications
A defense specification may have a cover page (see figure
3). While there is no restriction on whether a defense specification
may have a cover page, it is not recommended for specifications less than 20
pages. If a cover page is used, it shall include all of the elements in
as shown on figure 3, except as follows:
a. The applicable preamble specified in 5.4.8 shall appear above “SECTION 1.
SCOPE” and not on the cover page.
b. The DoD seal shall be in the center of the cover page after the
If a cover page is used, the specification may also include a
contents page. A contents page shall not be used without a cover
page. The contents page shall follow the cover page. The single
word “CONTENTS” in capital letters shall head the contents page. The
contents page shall include section, paragraph, figure, table, and appendix
numbers or letters and titles, as appropriate; and an index, if used, and the
page numbers to locate them. See the contents page of this standard for