Aselsan Quality Notes for Suppliers

Please observe the following quality clauses when bidding and shipping for Aselsan:

QAP-100 QUALITY ASSURANCE SYSTEM

Supplier will establish his quality system according to AQAP 2110 / ISO 9001:2000. A copy of the document which shows conformity to standards will be delivered together with the first delivery.

QAP-110 QUALITY ASSURANCE SYSTEM

Supplier will establish his quality system according to AQAP 2120. A copy of the document which shows conformity to standards will be delivered together with the first delivery.

QAP-111 QUALITY ASSURANCE SYSTEM

Supplier will establish his quality system according to AQAP 2130. A copy of the document which shows conformity to standards will be delivered together with the first delivery.

QAP-112 QUALITY ASSURANCE SYSTEM

Supplier will establish his quality system according to AQAP 2131. A copy of the document which shows conformity to standards will be delivered together with the first delivery.

QAP-113 QUALITY ASSURANCE SYSTEM

Supplier will establish his quality system according to AS9100. A copy of the document which shows conformity to standards will be delivered together with the first delivery.

QAP-114 QUALITY ASSURANCE SYSTEM

Supplier will establish his quality system according to QS9000. A copy of the document which shows conformity to standards will be delivered together with the first delivery.

QAP-115 QUALITY ASSURANCE SYSTEM

Supplier will establish his quality system according to AQAP 160. A copy of the document which shows conformity to standards will be delivered together with the first delivery.

QAP-120 PROCESS CERTIFICATION

The Supplier will provide and document together with each shipment, results of inspection/test/analysis which show that special process has been kept under control during the production process, in accordance with the standards given in the documents. In addition, he will also provide definition, number, revision number, quantity, activity date and serial number if it exists.

Special production process samples;

A) Annealing(see QAP-121, app.3),

B) Bonding,

C) Casting,

D) Etching,

E) Curing,

F) Impregnation,

G) Painting(see QAP-124, app.3),

H) Passivating(see QAP-123, app.3),

I) Plating/Coating(see QAP-123, app.3),

J) Soldering,

K) Welding(see QAP-125, app.3),

L) Heat Treatment(see QAP-121, app.3), etc.

Special Process Inspection/Test/Analysis Samples:

M) Florescent penetration inspection(see QAP-122, app.3),

N) Radiographic Inspection(see QAP-122, app.3),

O) Magnetic Particle Inspection(see QAP-122, app.3),

P) Helium leak testing(see QAP-122, app.3),

R) Leak/Pressure Flow Testing(see QAP-122, app.3), etc.

Note: Customer Quality Assurance Provisions are given in appendix-3

QAP-130 CALIBRATION CERTIFICATE

Products/Equipment to be procured with this purchase order and which will require calibration will be calibrated in accordance with ISO 10012-1 standards. Calibration certificates shall also be provided together with the products/equipment.

QAP-150 CERTIFICATE of CONFORMITY

Certificate of Conformity will be provided for each shipment to be procured within this purchase order. The conformity document confirms that the product fulfills the requirements given in the related documents and this purchase order. Certificate of Conformity should have blue ink signature and provide for access to the related production, test and quality documents. Following minimum information should be provided;

a) Name and address of the company which had prepared the document,

b) Date of preparation,

c) Explanation of the product ( additional information such as name, type or model number, party, load or serial number, sources or item numbers),

d) Referenced standards and instruction documents (correct, complete and clearly explained),

e) when related, class(degree) and category,

f) The document will be signed by the person responsible of quality or similar marking,

g) A declaration saying that conformity is only under the responsibility of the supplier.

If the supplier uses sub-contractors for different processes, the supplier will be responsible of getting Certificate of Conformity from sub-contractors and delivery of the certificates together with the shipment.

QAP-151 RAW MATERIAL CERTIFICATION

When raw material is provided by ASELSAN, this quality assurance provision will not be taken into account.

Raw material used for the production of the products shall be traceable. Conformity Documents and reports of manufacturers shall be required together with each shipment. If these documents cannot be provided, the supplier shall send the raw material Certificate of Conformity which states that conformance of physical and chemical characteristics of the used raw material have been controlled and that these characteristics are conforming to the raw material specifications required in the purchase order with each shipment. The document will be supported with inspection, test/analysis results.

QAP-160 WARRANTY

The Supplier shall provide a warranty document. The warranty document will include; definition of the product, serial numbers, start and end of the warranty period, warranty conditions and approval of the supplier. In addition, warranty document may also contain part number of the product, purchase order date and number.

QAP-200 FIRST ARTICLE INSPECTION

This quality assurance provision shall be valid only if it is the producer’s first production or if there is a change in the production processes.

The Supplier will select two pieces as samples from the first production lot which conform to the purchase order. The selected parts should be fully confirmed, inspected, tested and these procedures should be documented. First article inspection will contain control of special quality requirements, engineering change orders and notes on the drawings, dimensional measurements, test print outs/reports or documents such as certificates received. The Supplier shall write in a report every type of verification made to show that every requirement is met; results of inspection/tests and the documents that have been provided. First product, report and other documents should be sent to ASELSAN. If sample products are accepted by ASELSAN, serial production of the party may be initiated.

Government Quality Assurance or Customer Representatives can also be attending such inspections.

QAP-210 SOURCE INSPECTION

Inspection and acceptance procedures of the equipments under this quality assurance condition will be executed by ASELSAN representatives at the Supplier’s facilities. In order to show compliance with purchase order and related documents, the Supplier will provide required facilities and equipments and conduct tests without asking for additional payment from ASELSAN. Inspection at its source will be valid for appropriate equipment inspected by the Supplier. Final acceptance of equipment which had been subject to inspection at the source will be done at ASELSAN facilities. The providing company will inform readiness for inspection at its source at least 5 working days in advance. ASELSAN reserves its rights to supervise inspection, conduct test/inspection or forfeit its rights.

Government Quality Assurance or Customer Representatives can also be attending such inspections.

QAP-220 INTERMEDIATE INSPECTION

Intermediate inspection of equipment which encompasses this quality assurance condition will be done during production phase at the Supplier’s facilities. In order to show compliance with purchase order and related documents, the Supplier will provide the required facilities and equipments free of charge. Intermediate inspection will be valid for those parts, sets, equipments and systems that have been subject to inspections by the Supplier. ASELSAN reserves its rights to supervise inspection, conduct test/measurements or abandon its rights.

Government Quality Assurance or Customer Representatives can also be attending such inspections.

QAP-221 INTERMEDIATE MEASUREMENT INSPECTION

Intermediate measurement inspection of equipment which encompasses this quality assurance condition will be done during production phase at the Supplier’s facilities. Please refer to QAP-220 for conditions.

QAP-222 INTERMEDIATE COAT AND FINAL FINISH INSPECTION

Intermediate coat and final finish inspection of equipment which encompasses this quality assurance condition will be done during production phase at the Supplier’s facilities. Please refer to QAP-220 for conditions.

QAP-223 INTERMEDIATE PAINT INSPECTION

Intermediate paint inspection of equipment which encompasses this quality assurance condition will be done during production phase at the Supplier’s facilities. Please refer to QAP-220 for conditions.

QAP-224 INTERMEDIATE WELD/BRAZE INSPECTION

Intermediate weld/braze inspection of equipment which encompasses this quality assurance condition will be done during production phase at the Supplier’s facilities. Please refer to QAP-220 for conditions.

QAP-225 INTERMEDIATE MARK INSPECTION

Intermediate mark inspection of equipment which encompasses this quality assurance condition will be done during production phase at the Supplier’s facilities. Please refer to QAP-220 for conditions.

QAP-226 INTERMEDIATE ASSEMBLY INSPECTION

Intermediate assembly inspection of equipment which encompasses this quality assurance condition will be done during production phase at the Supplier’s facilities. Please refer to QAP-220 for conditions.

QAP-300 LOT TRACEABILITY

Every part, every product provided with lot/batch numbers identified should be able to be traceable according to the production process used. Products in the same lot should be produced according to the same equipments, design and production conditions. Traceability should contain date, lot/batch number given according to the Supplier’s code and purchase order number.

QAP-310 SERIAL NUMBER TRACEABILITY

Serial numbers will be given to each part to be provided with this purchase order. A list of these serial numbers will be sent with the shipment.

QAP-320 REVISION TRACEABILITY

Revision code, which stated in purchase order and document, will be assigned to each part to be provided within this purchase order. The Supplier will make sure that the revision of the shipped parts will be the same as given in the purchase order and the technical drawing. If revision numbers cannot be marked on the part, it should be marked on the packing.

QAP-321 CONFIGURATION STATUS

Configuration Status Information that includes definitions, part numbers, configuration levels, serial numbers, revision/version status, etc of the software/ hardware parts which include the unit/subassembly/assembly to be supplied within this purchase order shall be supplied for each unit/subassembly/assembly with each shipment.

QAP-330 CHANGE ANNOUNCEMENT

The Supplier will inform design, equipment, part, procedure, tool/instrument, test equipment changes that may take place within 6 months after he has accepted this purchase order, at least one production stage before the change.

QAP-400 ACCEPTANCE TEST INSTRUCTIONS

Information regarding equipment’s “Acceptance Test Instructions” and test procedures will be delivered by the Supplier before testing at the source or together with the delivery of the first shipment.

QAP-410 QUALIFICATION TEST INSTRUCTIONS

Information regarding equipment’s “Qualification Test Instructions” and test procedures will be delivered by the Supplier before testing at the source or together with the delivery of the first shipment.

QAP-420 OPERATIONAL AND MAINTENANCE/REPAIR BOOKS

Within this purchase order, the Supplier will deliver manuals and maintenance/repair books in quantity to be specified later on and qty. one copy in electronic media. Maintenance/Repair books to be prepared will have the following content: (Repair and replacement) procedures, Test and adjustment, diagrams for Malfunction identification, Equipment lists containing producer’s part numbers, circuit diagrams, PCB Layout, Points to be taken into consideration.

QAP-450 TRAINING

Operating and Maintenance training of the products shall be given by the Supplier.

QAP-460 SPARE PART LIST

The Supplier shall deliver the spare part list of the products including the prices together with the delivery of the first shipment.

QAP-470 SUPPORTABILITY

Within this purchase order, the Supplier shall deliver information of the products given below together with the delivery of the first shipment.

1- Maximum repairment duration

2- NATO stock number

3- CAGE Codes

4- Delivery duration

QAP-500 INSPECTION/TEST/ANALYSIS RESULTS

The Supplier shall submit test reports together with each shipment, prepared and approved by the producer or an approved laboratory that contain results of inspection/test/analysis (mechanical, chemical, electrical party acceptance/selection) that show compliance of equipments to the documents and referenced specifications.

QAP-510 QUALIFICATION REPORT

The Supplier should execute all qualification tests of the product in accordance with the related standards as shown in the product document and specifications and deliver a report together with the first delivery by referencing the purchase order number. In case of any design, equipment, process, production changes in the equipments to be procured within this purchase order, ASELSAN’s approval will be asked.

If changes are made by getting ASELSAN’s approval, ASELSAN will have the right to ask the Supplier to repeat the qualification tests free of charge.

QAP-520 TEST COUPON FOR PRINTED CIRCUIT CARD (MİCROSECTION)

Test coupons of printed circuit boards, inspection reports (visual, dimensional, physical, and chemical and microsection test results), prepared& examined microsection samples and a list of serial numbers of failed-accepted printed circuit boards will be provided with purchase order.

QAP-530 PAINTING AND COATING TEST PANELS

Companies shall provide the required test panels and inspection/test/analysis results together with the party that will be used to show compliance of surface characteristics of painted and coated products they have provided with the standards shown in related ASELSAN documents. Test panels will have the same production conditions and time as the party they will be shipped with. Sub materials used for paint and coating test panels will have the same conditions shown in the written standards shown in the equipment book. If equipment and dimension information for paint and coating test panels are not given in the related documents, they will have the same characteristics and dimensions and quantities as given in the purchase order.

QAP-540 RELIABILITY DATA

The report showing “Mean Time Between Failures” of the parts will be delivered with the first shipment. This report should contain theoretic and application experiences, if any. ASELSAN will be informed of changes in these data.

QAP-550 ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITION TESTS

The Supplier will submit test reports showing that the equipments procured within this purchase order meet the environmental condition tests required by their documents.

QAP-555 SCREENING WITH TEMPERATURE CIRCLES

The supplier will apply screening tests to all equipments procured with this purchase order, by applying temperature cycles in order to determine production faults in the future. Reports showing test results will be sent with the first party. Details regarding the tests can be seen in MIL-HDBK-344A “Environmental Stress Screening of Electronic Equipment” and MIL-HDBK-2164A “Environmental Stress Screening Process for Electronic Equipment” standards.

QAP-560 SOLDERABILITY TEST

The Supplier will apply soldering tests for all equipments he will provide within this purchase order, in accordance with acceptable standards and will document it with the test results.

QAP-600 MATERIALS WITH SHELF LIFE

This quality condition is only valid if there is shelf life information in the related standards and/or document.

The Providing Company will mark information related to production date, part/type number, lot/batch number, date of expiration and storing conditions on the materials and show them on the Compliance Document. When the materials arrive at ASELSAN, at least 75% of the material’s useful life should remain.

QAP-700 WRAPPING, PACKING, SHIPMENT, STORING CONDITIONS

Unless otherwise stated, the Supplier will be responsible of deciding and application of the type of packing and wrapping so that the characteristics of the materials as shown in ASELSAN’s related documents will remain unchanged during shipment and storing. If it is stated in the order that the shipment will be made by the Supplier, the Supplier will be responsible of deciding and application of the type of packing and wrapping so that the characteristics of the materials as shown in ASELSAN’s related documents will remain unchanged during shipment and storing.

When required by the characteristics of the materials, the Supplier will provide the required information regarding maintenance during storing, shipment and storage of the product.

QAP-710 SPECIAL PACKING REQUIREMENTS – ELECTROSTATIC SENSITIVE DEVICES

Electrostatic sensitive materials will be sent with ESD protected packing. “Electrostatic Sensitive Devices” or “ESD” marking will be applied on these packing.

QAP-720 SPECIAL PACKING REQUIREMENTS – AGAINST MALFUNCTION

Equipments will be packed, together with drying, de-humidifier material. Packages, packing, etc. will be marked with “Do Not Open Until Use”. The packing will be marked with information such as type numbers, explanations, information regarding storing, drying and shelf life.

QAP-730 SPECIAL PACKING AND MARKING REQUESTS

Printed circuit board assemblies will be packed by placing in ESD protected bags one by one, in order to prevent any damages during shipment and storing.

QAP-740 SPECIAL PACKING REQUESTS FOR CABLES

Every cable procured within this procurement order will be shipped by rolling them around drums.

QAP-741 CONTINUOUS LENGTH OF THE CABLE

  • Each reel shall carry only one single piece of cable without any discontinuity.

  • Each reel shall have a label defining the length of the cable.

QAP-750 SPECIAL PACKAGING REQUIREMENTS – SLEEVE-WEB

Sleeve-Web shall be used to protect the surfaces of processed, painted, coated and/or screw threaded cylindrical parts, connectors and cabling/harness against physical damages during assembly, transport and storage.

QAP-760 SPECIAL PACKAGING REQUEST FOR MICROELECTRONIC COMPONENTS

“All the products should be supplied in waffle-pack except the ones which are fragile and prone to damage during shipping or handling (e.g. ones having air bridges). These fragile products should be supplied in Gel-Pak with gel retention level of XL or XT.”

QAP-780 SPECIAL PACKAGING REQUEST

The materials that will be procured with this purchase order should be sent in vacuum-nitrogen sealed package. There should be part no, description, revision no, production date, lot no, storage and shelf life information on the package.

QAP-800 SOFTWARE CONFIDENCE

Ready software procured within this procurement order will meet the following minimum requirements, as mentioned in ISO 12207 and IEEE/EIA 12207;

a) The software will meet the conditions mentioned in the document,

b) Support documents required by the software will be provided,

c) it will be confirmed that it is a registered brand, it will have property, usage, guarantee and license rights,

d) Service support will be planned for the software.

If there is an additional condition, this condition will be given in the purchase order.

QAP-900 IDENTIFICATION OF DANGEROUS MATERIAL AND SAFETY DATA

If any danger exists during packing, shipment, storing, inspection, employment and discharge of the materials delivered within this purchase order, the supplier will prepare a material safety data sheet. Materials safety data sheets will be provided together with each delivered material.

QAP-910 LEAD-FREE MATERIAL

Each party of solderable materials to be procured within this purchase order, if it is lead-free, will be able to be used for Sn/Pb soldering processes (Backward Compatible: Pb-Free Components Using in Sn/Pb process)

If this purchase order contains BGA (Ball Grid Array) integral, BGA integrals will contain lead soldering balls.

Such equipments should be marked with “Lead Free” or “RoHS (Restriction of Hazardous Substances)”

The manufacturer company should document conformance of the materials with Sn/Pb soldering processes.

QAP-920 WITNESS TEST SAMPLES

Suppliers shall provide witness test samples and the results of inspections/tests/analysis applied to these samples, together with the party. Witness test samples have the same production conditions and time conditions as the party they have been sent with and in the same manner and numbers as given in the related test standards.

QAP-930 SOLDER DIP

All electronic equipments procured within this purchase order will be shipped with their legs solder dipped. Solder dipped activity should be conducted in conformity with J-STD-004/ J-STD-005/ J-STD-006, and according to MIL-STD-202, Method 208, by using SN60 or SN63 composition.

QAP-940 FRAUDULENT/COUNTERFEIT EEE (ELECTRICAL, ELECTRONIC, AND ELECTROMECHANICAL) PARTS CONTROL

PLAN

For the Supplier:

Supplier will establish a system which has been documented according to AS5553 A standard and is open to review for the avoidance and detection of the fraudulent/counterfeit EEE parts.

The EEE parts which must be supplied primarily from the suppliers below:

“Original Component Manufacturer

“Authorized Supplier that have a system accordant with AS6469 Standard (The lot number belonging to the original component manufacturer must be traceable in the certificate of conformance(COC) which has been received from these suppliers.)

“Approved Supplier ( It is not allowed to supply the parts from the independent sellers and distributors that have not been approved.)

For the Sellers and Distributors that have been approved by the producer:

The sellers and distributors that have been approved by the producer must have a system which is accordant with AS6469 standard and has been documented for the avoidance and detection of the fraudulent/counterfeit EEE parts. They must provide the certificate of conformance(COC) in which the lot number belonging to the original component manufacturer can be traceable with each lot/batch.

For the Independent Sellers and Distributors:

The independent sellers and distributors will establish a system which has been documented according to AS5553 A standard and is open to review for the avoidance and detection of the fraudulent/counterfeit EEE parts. They must guarantee the accuracy of the part and provide COA (the Certificate of Acceptance)/COC(the Certificate of Conformance)/.

EK-3 CUSTOMER QUALITY ASSURANCE PROVISIONS

  • RAYTHEON QUALITY ASSURANCE PROVISIONS

QAP-121 HEAT TREATING REQUIREMENTS

RAYTHEON Quality Note: SJ

Revision-Date : 0-03/10/09

1. If an item on this Purchase Order requires Heat Treating for anneal/stress relieve or age, the applicable specifications listed in the Technical Data Package (TDP) shall be performed by a Raytheon Approved or NADCAP Approved Heat Treating source listed on website:

http://www.eauditnet.com for the list of NADCAP approved processors.

2. Each supplier shall pass an initial assessment for inclusion on the Raytheon Approved Supplier List (ASL). Continued listing requires that suppliers pass an on-site or remote follow-up assessment, conducted, at a minimum, every 3 years to assure continued compliance to Raytheon requirements. Raytheon reserves the right to perform a Heat Treat assessment at anytime when the supplier is under purchase order contract.

3. Hot Sizing, Thermal Sizing, Hot Forming, Thermal Forming, Raw Materials including Castings & Forgings at the procurement stage and Super Plastic Forming are all exempt from this requirement.

4. Heat treating shall be conducted per specifications reflected on the drawing. A copy of the current Heat Treat certifications shall accompany parts delivered to Raytheon.

5. Refer to your Raytheon Buyer for any questions.

QAP-122 NON DESTRUCTIVE TESTING (NDT) REQUIREMENTS

RAYTHEON Quality Note: TC

Revision-Date : 7-12/17/09

1.0 This Q-Note is to define the Non Destructive Test (NDT) requirements for all procured products processed for Raytheon. This Q-Note applies to, but is not limited to, the following Non Destructive Test methods:

Liquid Penetrant (PT)

Eddy Current (ET)

Radiography (RT)

Magnetic Particle (MT)

Ultrasonic (UT)

Note: Radiographic, Magnetic Particle, Eddy Current, & Ultrasonic Testing require Part Number (P/N) specific approvals as well as process approval by Raytheon#s NAS 410 Certified Level 3. P/N specific approvals may be accomplished by reviewing the detailed examination technique and inspection results (film, scans, etc.), as applicable, without witnessing the inspection at the supplier, at the discretion of the Raytheon Level 3. This does not preclude initial process approval of the supplier and witnessing the inspection and technique development of similar production hardware.

2.0 All NDT personnel shall meet the minimum requirements of NAS 410.

3.0 All Raytheon suppliers, subcontractors, NDT suppliers and their NDT subtier suppliers that perform NDT for Raytheon shall be approved by Raytheon#s Level 3 to the applicable NDT method in the Technical Data Package (TDP). Only NDT suppliers listed on the Raytheon approved supplier listing (TC_SL current revision) shall be utilized for NDT of Raytheon product.

4.0 All NDT records & radiographs shall be retained by the supplier for a minimum of five years after completion of the purchase order.

5.0 All Raytheon suppliers, subcontractors, NDT suppliers and their NDT subtier suppliers, shall be required to submit the following documentation to Raytheon#s Level 3 for approval prior to performing NDT inspection.

– Written practice in accordance with NAS 410.

– Documentation records showing proof that designated responsible Level 3 and all other NDT personnel (Trainees, Level 1 & 2) have met the minimum qualification, training, experience, and certification requirements of NAS 410. When an outside agency Level 3 is being utilized, their records shall also be submitted for approval, including formal training records, experience records, education records, and any qualification records.

– Applicable NDT method process procedure.

– All applicable technique sheets being utilized for NDT inspection, including but not limited to, Radiographic, Magnetic Particle, Penetrant Inspection, Eddy Current and Ultrasonic Inspection.

– Letter of designation of responsible Level 3 for each discipline.

– Calibration procedure of NDT equipment, if not in process procedures.

– Examples of the calibration of NDT equipment certification ofconformances.

– Copy of current eye exams for NDT personnel.

– Cleaning procedures / Pre Penetrant Etching procedures, if applicable.

– If an outside agency is being utilized by a NDT supplier, a copy of the agency#s written practice, along with the designated Responsible Level 3#s qualification and certification records shall be provided for Raytheon Level 3#s review and approval. Once approved, the outside agency and the Responsible Level 3 will be noted in the Raytheon approved supplier listing (TC_SL_current revision).

5.1 Any changes/revisions to the NDT Procedures, NDT Technique sheets, Raytheon approved Outside Agency or Suppliers Responsible Level 3 shall be forwarded to Raytheon for approval by the Raytheon Level 3.

6.0 Each supplier shall pass an initial audit for inclusion on the Raytheon approved supplier list. Continued listing requires that suppliers pass surveillance audits. These audits shall be conducted no later than three years from the initial audit and once every three years thereafter.

Raytheon supplier listings (if applicable) are located on the Raytheon Quality Notes website adjacent to the applicable quality note. Contact your Raytheon representative with any questions.

QAP-123 PLATING, SURFACE FINISHES, AND CONDITIONING REQUIREMENT

RAYTHEON Quality Note: JY

Revision-Date : 12-04/09/09

1.0 Scope.

Quality Note JY is a Raytheon imposed Quality specification. When imposed, it is the responsibility of Raytheon#s supplier to ensure the requirements are flowed to sub-tier suppliers and/or processors. The supplier shall provide evidence of compliance to this requirement when requested by Raytheon.

The purpose of this note is to ensure Raytheon processors who perform the plating, surface finishes or conditioning meet minimum Raytheon Quality standards, have processes in place, and are capable of producing hardware compliant with the applicable technical drawing package.

2.0 Applicable Documents

2.1 The following Plating, Surface Finish and Conditioning specification types shall be in compliance to this Quality Note when required by the Raytheon Data Package and/or Statement of Work.

2.1.1 Military (MIL) Specifications: Example MIL-C-5541, MIL-C-26074, etc.

2.1.2 Federal Specifications: Example QQ-N-290, QQ-P-416, etc.

2.1.3 American Society For Testing and Material (ASTM) Specifications: Example ASTM B 700, ASTM B488, etc.

2.1.4 Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Specifications: Example SAE AMS-QQ-P-35A, SAE AMS 2404, etc.

2.1.5 Raytheon Specifications: Example MIS-41177, H314543, etc.

3.0 Quality Note Requirements

Hardware provided in this Purchase Order shall comply with the requirements of this Quality Note when plating, surface finish or conditioning specifications are required by the Raytheon Technical Data Package and/or Statement of Work. This applies to the lowest level of sub-assembly and part numbers.

3.1 The processor performing plating, surface finish or conditioning shall comply with one of the following three conditions unless otherwise approved by Raytheon.

3.1.1 Condition I – Processor shall be an approved NADCAP Processors for all of the applicable platings (including underplatings), surface finish or conditioning process (es). The list of NADCAP approved suppliers can be found at www.eauditnet.com by creating an account. Upon access, refer to Buyer’s Guide in the Public Documents.

3.1.2 Condition II – Processor shall be a Raytheon Approved Processor when a Raytheon controlled process is required. A Raytheon controlled process is considered not controlled by NADCAP at this time or a NADCAP controlled process that has limited quantity of approved processors. The list of Raytheon approved processors for Condition II is located on the Raytheon Quality Notes website (http://qnotes.raytheon.com) adjacent to the applicable quality note. Approval is by specific Raytheon controlled plating (including underplatings), surface finishing or conditioning process.

3.1.3 Condition III – Processor shall be an approved Raytheon Manufacturer. This condition applies when a manufacturer has in-house plating capability. The list of Raytheon approved manufacturers for Condition III is located on the Raytheon Quality Notes website (http://qnotes.raytheon.com) adjacent to the applicable quality note. Approval is by specific plating (including underplatings), surface finishing or conditioning process.

3.2 Authorization as a Raytheon Approved Processor or Manufacturer meeting Condition II or III is valid for a period not to exceed 3 years.

3.3 The supplier retains responsibility for monitoring performance and compliance of Processors. Supplier shall communicate to Raytheon Material Acquisition and Raytheon Quality all concerns in the performance of these processors.

3.4 Audits may be scheduled at anytime by Raytheon when quality issues are reported, there are major changes to an existing processing specification, or as deemed necessary by Raytheon.

3.5 Pure Tin (Sn) finishes shall meet the requirements of QN WF Standard Quality Note.

4.0 Exceptions

4.1 The following items are exempt from compliance with the requirements of this Quality Note. These exemptions do not relieve the supplier from assuring that plating processors meet the applicable plating specifications.

4.1.1 Piece parts, components and/ or assemblies that are manufactured in accordance with (or manufactured to meet the requirements of) a Military, Federal or Commercial Specification Part Number: Examples JANTX, M39014, MS15795, NAS, RNR, MIL-PRF-39012, etc.

4.1.2 Aftermarket or Obsolete Part Numbers.

QAP-124 RAYTHEON HARDWARE PAINTING REQUIREMENTS

RAYTHEON Quality Note: CT

Revision-Date : 5-07/23/09

1.0 Scope

Quality Note (QN) CT is a Raytheon imposed quality specification. Suppliers are required to use approved paint processors as described in paragraph 3.0 of this document. When imposed, it is the responsibility of Raytheon’s suppliers to ensure the requirements of QN-CT are flowed to sub-tier suppliers and/or paint processors. The supplier shall provide evidence of compliance to the requirements contained in this document when requested by Raytheon.

The purpose of QN-CT is to ensure paint processors who perform the Paint Special Process meet minimum Raytheon Quality standards, have processes in place, and are capable of producing painted hardware compliant with the applicable technical drawing package.

2.0 Applicable Documents

Quality Note (QN) CT is applicable only to Purchase Orders that require painting in accordance with any one of the paint specifications listed below.

– G781772 CARC Paint and Process Specification

– H346964 Zumwalt Paint and Process Specification

– H352525 Cobra Judy Replacement Paint Process Specification

– H372287 Requirements for Painting with CARC

– MIS-20007 Painting Process and Inspection Requirements for Missile and Ground Equipment

– MIS-37252 Painting Process for Chemical Agent Resistant Coating

– WS-9778 Paint System, Semi-Gloss, Air Drying, Process for Application of

– WS-10012 Enamel Paint System, Low Volatile Organic Content Epoxy, Semi-Gloss, Process for Application of

– WS-10013 Enamel Paint System, Low Volatile Organic Content Epoxy, Semi-Gloss, Process for Application of

3.0 QN-CT Approval Listing.

Raytheon approved painting processors shall be listed in the QN-CT Approved Supplier Listing. The list of Raytheon approved paint processors is located on the Raytheon Quality Notes website in the Supplier Listing (SL) column. Approval is specific to the Raytheon specification, topcoat and Grade of the specification, as required by the part drawing. Approval for WS-10012, WS-10013, and WS-9778 is specific to the base material of the painted part.

4.0 Raytheon Paint Processor Approval Process

Paint processors seeking QN-CT approval shall comply with the provisions outlined in this section.

4.1 On Site Audit.

The paint processor requesting approval to paint to the Raytheon specification listed in paragraph 2.0 must be audited by a Raytheon Paint subject matter expert (SME) or designee. The subcontractor must satisfy all Raytheon paint audit criteria prior to being approved.

4.2 Pre-Production Painted Step Panel.

Painted step panels representative of the Raytheon paint process shall be submitted for review and inspection. Step panel(s) representative of each base material (or “Grade” per the applicable Raytheon paint specification) to be painted for Raytheon shall be provided. The step panel shall be coated with material complying with the appropriate topcoat material specification. Approval for one color may be extended to all colors of that topcoat material specification. Specific approval will be granted only for the test panel(s) base material provided and accepted for the respective specification, or if applicable, the specification topcoat material specification and grade.

The step panel shall be submitted to Raytheon and will be evaluated for compliance to the material, process and quality requirements of the appropriate specification (at a minimum will include appearance, dry film thickness, dry and wet tape test, color and gloss). The supplier shall submit at least one step panel (preferably 3-4 inches wide by 10-12 inches long in dimension) painted per the respective specification “Grade”, i.e. constructed of the base material and pretreatment finish as specified on the production part drawing. The step panel shall be prepared and painted in accordance with the production hardware finishing requirements.

If a single paint processor requires approval for multiple base materials or grades, pre-production step panels for all base materials or Grades may not be required, provided step panels have been submitted and approved for similar base materials or grades. The paint SME shall have authority to make this determination, and direction will be communicated to Raytheon Quality and to the paint processor through Raytheon Contracts.

5.0 Paint SME Authority.

The Raytheon Paint SME has ultimate QN-CT painter approval authority, and may allow precedence over the requirements of this document if circumstances dictate, and it is technically warranted. Paint processor approval direction shall be provided in writing to Raytheon Quality by the Raytheon Paint SME. In all circumstances, compliance to the technical drawing package and paint specification shall be demonstrated by the paint processor.

6.0 Additional Requirements

6.1 The supplier retains the responsibility for monitoring performance and compliance of their suppliers and paint processors. The supplier shall communicate to Raytheon Material Acquisition and the Raytheon Supplier Quality Manager, of any concerns in the performance of the Raytheon approved processors.

6.2 Raytheon will authorize the paint subcontractor to paint Raytheon Production hardware after all criteria documented herein is satisfied.

6.3 Raytheon authorization for a supplier to paint Raytheon production hardware is valid for a period of 3 years unless authorized by SME or Designee.

6.4 Audits may be scheduled at anytime by Raytheon when quality issues are reported and or as deemed necessary by Raytheon.

6.5 Failure to conform to any of the requirements listed herein may result in rejection of Raytheon Production Hardware and dismissal of approval process.

QAP-125 WELDING & BRAZING REQUIREMENTS

RAYTHEON Quality Note: HK

Revision-Date : 11-04/09/09

Section 1 shall apply to general metal joining requirements

Section 2 shall apply to fusion welding requirements

Section 3 shall apply to resistance welding requirements

Section 4 shall apply to electron beam welding requirements

Section 5 shall apply to brazing requirements

1. General Requirements

1.1 The material supplied on this purchase order contains welding or brazing specifications included in this note, and shall comply with the following requirements.

1.2. Source of welding or brazing, per the applicable specifications listed below, shall be performed by a Raytheon Approved Welding or Brazing Supplier.

1.2.1 The Raytheon approved Welding/Brazing supplier listing is located on the Raytheon Quality Notes website adjacent to this Quality Note. Contact your Raytheon buyer with any questions pertaining to this Quality Note.

1.2.2 Each supplier shall pass an initial audit for inclusion on the approved welding and brazing supplier list. Continued listing requires that the supplier pass a surveillance audit not to exceed 3 years. Audits may be held on site or remotely at the discretion of the auditor.

1.2.3 NADCAP accreditation may serve as either the initial or surveillance audit, provided that a supplementary audit, desktop or other, evaluate the supplier’s compliance to WS 33739 and other unique requirements. Raytheon reserves the right to perform a weld audit at anytime when the supplier’s performance is found to be deficient in any manner.

1.3 Where ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Codes are specified, welding shall be performed by ASME certified sources. To access the list of ASME certified sources: http://cstools.asme.org/holdersearch/

1.4 Approval may be granted to weld to a specific specification, multiple specifications, product family or part number. Contact your Raytheon buyer for approval

1.5 This Quality Note and the associated approved supplier list does not apply to welding and brazing specifications not specifically included in the Quality Note.

1.6 Nondestructive Test, if applicable – All Nondestructive Test, for example radiography, penetrant, magnetic particle or ultrasonic inspections, shall be in accordance with Quality Note TC.

2. Fusion Welding Requirements

2.1 Governing Documents

2.1.1 AWS D17.1 as modified by WS-33739 Raytheon Aerospace Fusion Welding Requirements is the governing document where WS-23719, G577917, MIS-47201, AMS-STD-2219, MIL-STD-2219, MIL-W-8604, MIL-W-8611 or AWS D17.1 is specified in the technical data package (TDP), see Figure 1. Specifications AWS D1.1, AWS D1.2, AWS D1.6 or AWS D9.1 shall be modified by the appropriate appendix of WS33739, see Figure 2.

Figure 1

Where TDP specifies;

WS-23719 –> Use AWS D17.1 as modified by WS 33739 a Single Process Initiative

MIL-W-8604 –> Use AWS D17.1 as modified by WS 33739 a Single Process Initiative

G577917 –> Use AWS D17.1 as modified by WS 33739 a Single Process Initiative

MIL-W-8611 –> Use AWS D17.1 as modified by WS 33739 a Single Process Initiative

MIS-47201 –> Use AWS D17.1 as modified by WS 33739 a Single Process Initiative

MIL-STD-2219 –> Use AWS D17.1 as modified by WS 33739 a Single Process Initiative

D17.1 –> Use AWS D17.1 as modified by WS 33739 a Single Process Initiative

AMS-STD-2219 –> Use AWS D17.1 as modified by WS 33739 a Single Process Initiative

Figure 2

Where TDP specifies AWS;

D1.1 –> Use AWS D1.1 and Appendix 1 of WS33739

D1.2 –> Use AWS D1.2 and Appendix 2 of WS33739

D1.6 –> Use AWS D1.6 and Appendix 3 of WS33739

D9.1 –> Use AWS D9.1 and Appendix 4 of WS33739

2.2 Successfully passing an audit conducted to the requirements of AWS D17.1 will result in approval to perform AWS D17.1 and the Technical Data Package imposed AWS D1.1, AWS D1.2, AWS D1.6 or AWS D9.1 as modified by WS33739.

3. Resistance Welding Requirements (Spot and Seam)

3.1 SAE AMS-W- 6858 was cancelled November 2007 and was superseded by AWS D17.2.

3.2 Where SAE AMS-W- 6858 is specified in the technical data package, welding in accordance with SAE AMS-W- 6858 or AWS D17.2 will be accepted until June 30, 2010. After this date only AWS D17.2 will be permitted.

4. Electron Beam Welding Requirements

4.1 Electron Beam Welding shall comply with the applicable specification (AMS-2680 or AMS-2861), as specified in the technical data package.

4.2 Electron Beam Weld procedures shall be approved by Raytheon prior to welding.

4.3 Raytheon approval for AMS 2680 also constitutes approval to AMS 2681.

5. Brazing Requirements

5.1 MIL-B-7883 has been cancelled and replaced by the American Weld Society specifications listed in Figure 3.

5.2 Procedure qualification shall be in accordance with AWS B2.2 with the exception in 5.2.1.

5.2.1 Existing MIL B 7883, Class B and C, brazements, which are not fluid or gas retaining or carrying, may be qualified by previous successful inspection by Raytheon and delivery to Raytheon. Advance approval by Raytheon is required.

Figure 3

Where TDP specifies MIL-B-7883 for:

Torch Brazing –> Use AWS C3.4Specification for Torch Brazing

Induction Brazing –> Use AWS C3.5 Specification for Induction Brazing

Furnace Brazing –> Use AWS C3.6 Specification for Furnace Brazing

Aluminum Alloy Brazing –> Use AWS C3.7 Specification for Aluminum Brazing

5.2.2 For the Patriot program, when a Patriot drawing requires brazing in accordance with MIL-B-7883, Grade B, internal inspection(NDT) as required by the appropriate AWS specification is not required. All other inspection requirements of the AWS specification for Class B shall be satisfied.

Raytheon supplier listings (if applicable) are located on the Raytheon Quality Notes website adjacent to the applicable quality note. Contact your Raytheon representative with any questions.