Grades and slopes.
To determine conformance to 3.6.4, the engine shall be
operated for not less than 30 minutes in each position of forward and backward inclinations of
60% (31.0 degrees) and of left and right inclinations of 36% (19.8 degrees).
For acquisition purposes, the packaging requirements shall be as
specified in the contract or order (see 6.2).
When actual packaging of materiel is to be
performed by DoD personnel, these personnel need to contact the responsible packaging activity
to ascertain requisite packaging requirements.
Packaging requirements are maintained by the
Inventory Control Point’s packaging activity within the Military Department or Defense Agency,
or within the Military Department’s System Command.
Packaging data retrieval is available
from the managing Military Department’s or Defense Agency’s automated packaging files, CD-
ROM products, or by contacting the responsible packaging activity.
(This section contains information of a general or explanatory nature which may be
helpful, but is not mandatory.)
The AVDS1790 series of engines as classified in 1.2 are intended to
be used for production, as spares, or as replacements in military combat and tactical transport
These series of engines are military unique because they are used on military combat
vehicles that must operate satisfactorily and reliably at extreme ambient temperatures of -65
Acquisition documents must specify the following:
Title, number, and date of this specification.
Type of engine, applicable Army drawing no. (see 1.2 and 3.2.1).
Issue of DoDISS to be cited in the solicitation, and if required, the specific issue
of individual documents referenced (see 2.2.1 and 2.3).
If a first article sample is required (see 3.1).
If all accessories and equipment will not be installed on engines and adjusted
If nameplates will be other than as specified (see 3.5.3).
If inspection conditions will be other than as specified (see 4.2).
Arrangements for first article inspection and rights of the Government
(see 4.3.1 and 4.3.2).
When first article preproduction inspection is other than as specified (see 4.3.1).
If initial production inspection is other than as specified (see 4.3.2).
Sampling plan (see 4.4.1).