basic blue circle. An insignia-white rectangle will
be located on each side of the star. The top edge
of the rectangles will form a straight line with the
upper e d g e s o f t h e h o r i z o n t a l o p p o s e d s t a r
points. An insignia-red horizontal stripe will be
centered in each end of the rectangle. The basic
blue circle will outline the entire insignia.
The dimensions of the insignia will be
determined by the diameter of the basic blue cir-
cle, which is standardized in multiples of 5 inches.
Gloss colors for insignia will conform to
applicable shade numbers of Federal Standard
595. Insignia red will conform to shade No. 11136.
Insignia blue will conform to shade No. 15044. In-
signia white will conform to shade No. 17875.
Corresponding lusterless colors will also
conform t o a p p l i c a b l e shade numbers in
Federal Standard 595.
Mask off area and apply National Star In-
signia over finish top coat. Avoid any method that
cause ridges in the application of insignia and
b. Remove masking tape as soon as prac-
ticable, but in any case, not later than 2 hours
after taping, i n o r d e r t o a v o i d s t a i n i n g t h e