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PURPOSE AND SCOPE.
assembly plant, or distributor as applicable, is also
included in the back of the QPL. The component
2. This manual covers all connectors manufactured
specification will identify the appropriate quality
in accordance with General Specification MIL-DTL-
assurance provisions such as QPL, First Article testing,
28804. It includes: power, thermocouple, coaxial
or user verified test results. NAVAIR Patuxent River
contacts and all associated 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
4. The most up to date government specifications
access to the latest procurement information without
and Qualified Products Lists (QPLs) can be obtained
relying on the publication of a new QPL revision. When
from the Quick Search section of the ASSIST website,
the QPL is revised, all outstanding QPL change letters
the address is http://assist.daps.mil/quicksearch. Non-
are incorporated in the latest revision.
government standards can be obtained through a
license with a document service such as Information
Handling Services (IHS) or purchased individually
from the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE).
8. Military specifications are in transition to non-
government standards. The Society of Automotive
QUALIFIED PRODUCTS LIST (QPL).
Engineers (SAE), will become the preparing activity
and the Navy will adopt the documents. The drawing
6. The Qualified Products List (QPL) is a list of
number prefix will change from MS to AS. During this
products which have met the qualification
transition period specifications may be in multiple types
requirements stated in the applicable specification.
(i.e. MIL-C, MIL-DTL, MIL-PRF, etc.). Most of these
These requirements include appropriate product
specifications may be obtained at the "Defense
identification and performance/testing parameters.
The list contains the government part number and the
(http://www.dsp.dla.mil/). This will not affect the part
manufacturer's part number. The name of the
numbers as they will continue to maintain the same
manufacturer, office and manufacturing plant address,
CAGE (Commercial and Government Entity) code,