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CONNECTORS, MULTIPLE TERMINATION (MTC)
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 connectors
The component specification will identify the
manufactured in accordance with Vender
appropriate quality assurance provisions such as
QPL, First Article testing, or user verified test
Connectors. These connectors are also commonly
(http://www.navair.navy.mil/qpl/) now has an
referred to as wafer connectors. This WP includes:
operational website where the latest QPL revision
power, coaxial contacts and all associated tooling
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
new QPL revision. When the QPL is revised, all
outstanding QPL change letters are incorporated in
4. The most up to date government specifications
the latest revision.
and Qualified Products Lists (QPLs) can be
obtained from the Quick Search section of the
standards can be obtained through a license with a
Military specifications are in transition to
document service such as Information Handling
non-government standards. The Society of
Services (IHS) or purchased individually from the
Automotive Engineers (SAE), will become the
Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE).
preparing activity and the Navy will adopt the
documents. The drawing number prefix will
QUALIFIED PRODUCTS LIST (QPL).
change from MS to AS. During this transition
period specifications may be in multiple types (i.e.
6. The Qualified Products List (QPL) is a list of
MILC, MIL-DTL, MIL-PRF, etc.). Most of these
products which have met the qualification
specifications may be obtained at the "Defense
requirements stated in the applicable specification.
These requirements include appropriate product
(http://www.dsp.dla.mil/). This will not affect the
identification and performance/testing parameters.
part numbers as they will continue to maintain the
The list contains the government part number and
the manufacturer's part number. The name of the
manufacturer, office and manufacturing plant
address, CAGE (Commercial and Government