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requirements stated in the applicable specification.
1. PURPOSE AND SCOPE.
These requirements include appropriate product
identification and performance/testing parameters.
2. This manual covers all connectors manufactured
The list contains the government part number and the
in accordance with MIL-DTL-26500. It includes contact
manufacturer's part number. The name of the
data, tooling, buildup and connector accessories for
manufacturer, office and manufacturing plant address,
CAGE (Commercial and Government Entity) code,
assembly plant, or distributor as applicable, is also
3. SPECIFICATION UPDATES (ASSIST SEARCH).
included in the back of the QPL. The component
specification will identify the appropriate quality
4. The most up to date government specifications and
assurance provisions such as QPL, First Article testing,
Qualified Products Lists (QPLs) can be obtained from
or user verified test results. NAVAIR Patuxent River
the Quick Search section of the ASSIST website, the
(http://www.navair.navy.mil/qpl/) now has an
address is http://assist.daps.mil/quicksearch. Non-
operational website where the latest QPL revision can
government standards can be obtained through a
be accessed, along with all outstanding QPL change
license with a document service such as Information
letters as they are written. This enables all users to have
Handling Services (IHS) or purchased individually
access to the latest procurement information without
from the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE).
relying on the publication of a new QPL revision. When
the QPL is revised, all outstanding QPL change letters
5. QUALIFIED PRODUCTS LIST (QPL).
are incorporated in the latest revision.
6. The Qualified Products List (QPL) is a list of
products which have met the qualification