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CONNECTORS MIL-DTL- 28731
Entity) code, assembly plant, or distributor as
PURPOSE AND SCOPE.
applicable, is also included in the back of the QPL.
2. This Work Package (WP) covers all connectors
The component specification will identify the
manufactured in accordance with General
appropriate quality assurance provisions such as
Specification MIL-DTL-28731. It includes: power,
QPL, First Article testing, or user verified test
thermocouple, coaxial contacts and all associated
(http://www.navair.navy.mil/qpl/) now has an
tooling and accessories.
operational website where the latest QPL revision
can be accessed, along with all outstanding QPL
change letters as they are written. This enables all
users to have access to the latest procurement
information without relying on the publication of a
4. The most up to date government specifications
new QPL revision. When the QPL is revised, all
and Qualified Products Lists (QPLs) can be
outstanding QPL change letters are incorporated in
obtained from the Quick Search section of the
the latest revision.
standards can be obtained through a license with a
document service such as Information Handling
Services (IHS) or purchased individually from the
8. Military specifications are in transition to non-
Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE).
government standards. The Society of Automotive
Engineers (SAE), will become the preparing
QUALIFIED PRODUCTS LIST (QPL).
activity and the Navy will adopt the documents.
The drawing number prefix will change from MS
6. The Qualified Products List (QPL) is a list of
to AS. During this transition period specifications
products which have met the qualification
may be in multiple types (i.e. MIL-C, MIL-DTL,
requirements stated in the applicable specification.
MIL-PRF, etc.). Most of these specifications may
These requirements include appropriate product
be obtained at the "Defense Standardization
identification and performance/testing parameters.
Program" web site (http://www.dsp.dla.mil/). This
The list contains the government part number and
will not affect the part numbers as they will
the manufacturer's part number. The name of the
continue to maintain the same format.
manufacturer, office and manufacturing plant
address, CAGE (Commercial and Government