(See DFARS 209.2, DFARS/PGI view)
(a)(1) The inclusion of qualification requirements in specifications for products that are to be included on a Qualified Products List, or manufactured by business firms included on a Qualified Manufacturers List, requires approval by the departmental standardization office in accordance with DoD 4120.24-M, Defense Standardization Program (DSP) Policies and Procedures. The inclusion of other qualification requirements in an acquisition or group of acquisitions requires approval by the chief of the contracting office.
(See DFARS 209.270-4, DFARS/PGI view)
(1) Policies and procedures applicable to aviation critical safety item design control activities are in DoD 4140.1-R, DoD Supply Chain Materiel Management Regulation, Chapter 8, Section C8.5, DoD Aviation Critical Safety Item (CSI)/Flight Safety Critical Aircraft Part (FSCAP) Program. This regulation provides direction on establishing criticality determinations, identification of aviation critical safety items in the Federal Logistics Information System, and related requirements.
(2) Procedures for management of aviation critical safety items and ship critical safety items are available at http://www.aviation.dla.mil/UserWeb/AviationEngineering/EngineeringSupport/CSI.asp. This web site provides detailed life-cycle procedures for aviation and ship critical safety items, from initial identification through disposal, as well as a detailed list of definitions applicable to aviation and ship critical safety items.