ISF P4321 - Northrop Grumman OASIS

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INFORMATION SYSTEMS


Supplier Profile


Responsibility and Capability Questionnaire

Form ISF P4321 (
04
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PART 1


SUPPLIER PROFILE
AND CAPABILITY INFORMATION

DUNS NO.






(Mandatory)


CAGE CODE:






(If applicable)

(If you do not have a DUNS No. one can be obtained at No Cost @
Get a D&B D
-
U
-
N
-
S® Number

)

1099 REPORTABLE?



YES

NO

(If yes, please submit a copy
of your W
-
9 form.)

LEGAL STATUS:





C
-
CORP

S
-
CORP

PARTNERSHIP



SOLE PROPRIETORS
HIP



LLC



OTHER EXPLAIN:






EMPLOYER IDENTIFICATION
NUMBER (EIN) OR SOCIAL
SECURITY NUMBER









PUBLIC COMPANY


PRIVATE COMPANY



U.S. OWNED COMPANY


FOREIGN OWNED COMPANY

U
NIVERSITY


GOVERNMENT
E
NTITY



(Only
Part

1

and approval block

are

required

if you are a University or Government entity requesting limited approval
)

NOTE:

Li mi t ed appr ov al means y ou do not hav e an es t abl i s hed Qual i t y Cont r ol
Sy s t em, and t her ef or e, w i l l not be appr ov ed as a s uppl i er of any
goods, mat er i al s, or s er v i c es whi c h ar e del i v er abl e under a c ont r ac t. If y ou ar e s eeki ng t hi s appr ov al, y ou mus t c ompl et e al
l s ec t i ons of t hi s f or m.


TYPE OF B U SI N ESS:


MA NUFA CTURER


CONSTRUCTION, INSTA LLA TION, ETC


LEA SING A GENCY


FA CTORY A UTHORIZED DISTRIBUTOR OR RESELLER


CONSULTA NT


SERV ICE COMPA NY


MA NUFA CTURER’ S REPRES ENTA TIV E


STA FFING SERV ICE PROV IDER


SA LES OFFICE


PROCESSOR
-

PLA TING, CLEA NING, TESTING, ETC.


ENGINEERING SERV ICES


OTHER






COMPANY HAS CAPABI LI TY TO ACCESS NGC TERMS AND CONDI TI ONS V I A THE

I NTERNET @

ht t ps://oasi s.nor t hgr um.com

AND HAS
READ AND UNDERSTANDS NORTHROP GRUMMAN’ S POLI CY REGARDI NG ETHI CS AND BUSI NESS CONDUCT

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YES



NO

SECTION A


CONTRACTING ADDRESS

NAME OF COMPANY







DI VI SI ON







SUPPLIER NO. (I F KNOWN)







STREET AND NUMBER







TELEPHONE NUMBER







FAX NU
MBER







CI TY







STATE







ZI P + 4 CODE







COUNTRY







PO BOX







E
-
MAI L ADDRESS







DOI NG BUSI NESS AS







SUBSI DI ARY OF







LENGTH OF TI ME I N BUSI NESS







I F REORGANI ZED, PREVI OUS NAME AND LENGTH OF TI ME I N BUSI NESS







NAME OF COMPANY OFFI CER







TI TLE







COMPANY WEBSITE ADDRESS (I F APPLICABLE)


(URL)






TOTAL NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES

THI S LOCATI ON







TOTAL CORPORATI ON







SECTION B


MANUFACTURING OR WAREHOUSE ADDRESS, IF DIFFERENT FROM ABOVE

(Inc
lude
additional sheet
if there is more than one address)

STREET ADDRESS







MFG SI TE CAGE NO.







SUPPLIER NO. (I F KNOWN)







CI TY







STATE







ZI P+4 CODE







COUNTRY







MFG TELEPHONE NUMBER








SECTION C


PARENT COMPANY

CHECK IF NOT APPLICABLE

NAME OF COMPANY







DI VI SI ON







SUPPLIER NO. (I F KNOWN)







STREET
AND NUMBER







TELEPHONE NUMBER







FAX NUMBER







CI TY







STATE







ZI P+ 4
C
ODE







COUNTRY







PO BOX







E
-
MAI L ADDRESS













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SECTION D


PAYMENT ADDRESS

STREET ADDRESS







FAX

N
UMBER







E
-
MAIL ADDRESS







CITY







STATE







ZIP

+4

CODE







COUNTRY







TELEPHONE NUMBER









SECTION E



SUPPLIER BUSINESS CLASSIFICATION AND NAICS CODES


BASIC DEFINITIONS

FOREIGN OWNED CONCER
N:

A b u s i n e s s w h o s e b a s i c c o n t r a c t u a l a n d l e g a l r e s p o n s i b i l i t i e s f o r i t s o p e r a t i o n s r e s i d e
o u t s i d e t h e U n i t e d S t a t e s, i t s t e r r i t o r i e s, a n d p o s s e s s i o n s.

H I S T O R I C A L L Y B L A C K C
O L L E G E S A N D U N I V E R S I
T I E S ( H B C U ) A N D M I N O
R I T Y I N S T I T U T I O N S ( M
I ):

as defi ned
by t he U.S. Depart ment of Educat i on t o meet t he requi rement s of 34 CFR Sect i on 608.23 or Sect i on 607.2

HUBZONE SMALL BUSI NE
SS CONCERN

i s a smal l busi ness t hat
meet s al l of t he fol l owi ng per FAR 19.1303:


It must be l ocat ed i n a “hi st ori cal l y underut i l i zed busi ness zone,”


i t must be owned and cont rol l ed by one or more U.S. Ci t i zens,


at l east 35% of i t s empl oyees must resi de i n a HUB Zone, and


has been
cert i fi ed as a HUBZone smal l busi ness concern by t he SBA.

SERVI CE
-
DI SABLED VETERAN:

A v e t e r a n w i t h a d i s a b i l i t y t h a t i s s e r v i c e c o n n e c t e d a s d e f i n e d i n s e c t i o n 1 0 1 ( 1 6 ) o f
T i t l e 3 8, U S C.

S M A L L B U S I N E S S:

A

c onc er n, i nc l udi ng i t s af f i l i at es, t hat i s i ndependent l y owned and oper at ed, not domi nant i n t he
f i el d of oper at i on i n whi c h i t i s bi ddi ng on gover nment c ont r ac t s, and qual i f i ed as a s mal l bus i nes s under t he c r i t er i a and
s i z e s t andar ds i n 13 CFR Par t 121.

Generally considered to be less than 500 employees including all divisions and
subsidiaries.

SMALL BUSINESS CONCE
RN OWNED AND CONTROL
LED BY SERVICE
-
DISABLED VETERANS:

a s ma l l
b u s i n e s s c o n c e r n, a t l e a s t 5 1 % o f wh i c h i s o wn e d b y o n e o r mo r e s e r vi c e
-
d i s a b l e d ve t e r a n s, o r i n t h e c a s e o f a n y
p u b l i c l y
-
o wn e d b u s i n e s s, n o t l e s s t h a n 5 1 % o f t h e s t o c k o f wh i c h i s o wn e d b y o n e o r mo r e s e r vi c e
-
d i s a b l e d ve t e r a n s;
a n d t h e ma n a g e me n
t a n d d a i l y b u s i n e s s o p e r a t i o n s o f wh i c h a r e c o n t r o l l e d b y o n e o r mo r e s e r vi c e
-
d i s a b l e d ve t e r a n s, o r
i n t h e c a s e o f a ve t e r a n wi t h p e r ma n e n t a n d s e ve r e d i s a b i l i t y, t h e s p o u s e o r p e r ma n e n t c a r e g i ve r o f s u c h ve t e r a n.

S MAL L DI S ADV ANT AGED
BUS I NES S:

a s mal l bus i nes s c onc er n t hat i s at l eas t 51% owned by one or mor e
i ndi vi dual s who ar e bot h s oc i al l y and ec onomi c al l y di s advant aged, or a publ i c l y owned bus i nes s havi ng at l eas t 51% of
i t s s t oc k owned by one or mor e s oc i al l y and ec onomi c al l y di s advant age
d i ndi vi dual s and has i t s management and dai l y
bus i nes s c ont r ol l ed by one or mor e s uc h i ndi vi dual s. Thi s t er m al s o means a s mal l bus i nes s c onc er n t hat i s at l eas t
51% unc ondi t i onal l y owned by on
e

of t hes e ent i t i es, t hat has i t s management and dai l y bus i ne
s s c ont r ol l ed by member s
of an ec onomi c al l y di s advant aged I ndi an t r i be or Nat i ve Hawai i an Or gani z at i on t hat meet s t he r equi r ement s of 13 CFR
124 I SC. Thi s l egi s l at i on pr es umes t hat s oc i al l y and ec onomi c al l y di s advant aged i ndi vi dual s i nc l ude Bl ac k Amer i c an
s,
Hi s pani c Amer i c ans, As i an
-
Pac i f i c Amer i c ans, Subc ont i nent As i an Amer i c ans and ot her mi nor i t i es, as wel l as ot her
i ndi vi dual s f ound t o be di s advant aged by t he Smal l Bus i nes s Admi ni s t r at i on pur s uant t o Sec t i on 8 ( a) of t he Smal l
Bus i nes s Ac t.

VETERAN OWN
ED SMALL BUSI NESS:

A s mal l bus i nes s c onc er n t hat i s at l eas t 51% owned by one or mor e vet er ans
( as def i ned at 38 U.S.C. 101 ( 2) ) or, i n t he c as e of any publ i c l y owned bus i nes s, not l es s t han 51 per c ent of t he s t oc k of
whi c h i s owned by one or mor e vet er ans

and t he management and dai l y bus i nes s oper at i ons of whi c h ar e c ont r ol l ed by
one or mor e vet er an.

WOMAN
-
OWNED SMALL BUSI NESS
:


A s mal l bus i nes s, whi c h i s at l eas t 51%, owned by one or mor e women who ar e
US c i t i z ens and who al s o c ont r ol and oper at e t he bus i nes s.

WOMAN
-
OWNED SMALL DI SADVAN
TAGED BUSI NESS CONCE
RN
:

A b u s i n e s s, w h i c h i s, a t l e a s t 5 1 % o w n e d a n d
o p e r a t e d b y a w o m a n w h o

i s a l s o s o c i a l l y a n d e c o n o m i c a l l y d i s a d v a n t a g e d ( s e e d e f i n i t i o n a b o v e ).

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NOTE
:
The

SBA establishes business size standards on an industry
-
by
-
industry basis based on the
North American
Industry Classification (NAICS) Ref. guide available via the Internet at
http://www.census.gov/eos/www/naics
, which best
describes the principal nature of the product service being provided

by your company
.


When providing a product or service that could be classified in two or more industries with different size standards,
contracting officers shall apply the size standard for the industry accounting for the greatest percentage of the
subcontract price.




Seller, please provide your primary business size
/class
and correlated NAICS code(s):














Seller, if classified as both Large and Small in different industries, provide additional business size and NAICS
code
information here:












Contact the nearest office of the Small Business Administration if unable to determine business
size
.



B
usiness Size / Classifications

N A I C S C O D ES C O R R EL A T E D T O B U S I N ES S S I Z
E

SELECT SIZE.





































B
usiness Size Classifications

N A I C S C O D ES C O R R EL A T ED T O B U S I N ES S S I Z
E

SELECT SIZE.








































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If you are a Small, Small Disadvantaged, Woman Owned Small Disadvantaged, Service Disabled Veteran or Woman
Owned Small Business, are you also certified by the SBA as a HUBZone Small Business concern?


YES

NO

I
f you are a Small Disadvantaged Business or a Woman Owned Small Disadvantaged Business, please provide the
primary
NAICS

Code for the products or services you provide to NGC.







BUSINESS SIZE CERTIFICATION

The Seller represents and certifies that the information

provide above

is true and understands that whoever for the
purpose of securing a contract or subcontract under subsection (a) of Section 1207 of Public Law 99
-
661 misrepresents
the status of any concern or person as a small business concern owned and controlled by a mi
nority (as described in
subsection (a)) shall (i) be punished by imposition of a fine, imprisonment, or both, (ii) be subject to administrative
remedies including suspension and disbarment; and (iii)

be ineligible for participation in programs conducted un
der the
authority of the Small Business Act.


ANNUAL REPRESENTATIO
NS AND CERTIFICATION
S


In addition to Business
Classification
Certification
s

above, upon issuance of a N
orthrop Grumman Information Systems
Supplier No., Company
shall

(1) S
ubmit electronic Certifications and Representations via the Northrop Grumman OASIS
Supplier Portal site @
https://oasis
-
sacc.myngc.com/SACC/

, (
2) Will provide timely notification of any changes in these
C
ertifications and Representations, and (3)
Shall
renew these Certifications
at least
annually
.
Suppliers who have not
renewed their
Certifications and Representations through OASIS on or before
the
expiration
date of

their

current
certification period

will

have their supplier accounts deactivated and will have to be re
-
qualified before being re
-
instated.

These

Certifications and Representations

along with

other quality and performance measures serve as the basis for
continued listing within Information
System’s Approved Supplier Directory.


In submitting a
ny

bids or offers to Northrop Grumman Information Systems, the Seller confirms the Representations and
Certifications currently on file

with Northrop Grumman Information Systems
, have been entered or up
dated in the last
12

months, are current, accurate, complete, and
shall therein be

applicable to any resulting award
s
.

SUPPLIERS REPRESENTATIVE

Name of Certifying Official








Telephone







Fax







E
-
Mail Address







Signature







Date







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PART 2


SUPPLIER MISSION ASSURANCE INFORMATION

IMPORTANT: READ BEFORE COMPLETING THIS SECTION


Northrop Grumman Corporation assumes a basic responsibility for the quality of all contract
deliverables produced
under its direction
.
Since the quality of purchased and subcontracted supplies and services contribute substantially to
our goals, it is the policy of Northrop Grumman Corporation to purchase only from those suppliers capable of
main
taining adequate controls during all phases of contract performance.

The purpose of this section is to obtain pre
-
award survey data relative to our suppliers’ Mission Assurance methods and
capabilities.
This information will provide a basis for
preliminary evaluation of your company’s systems prior to being
approved as a supplier.



SUPPLIER REPRESENTATIONS, CERTIFICATIONS, AND OTHER STATEMENTS.


All written representations, certifications, and other statements that the Seller has made herein to
Buyer in connection
with Buyers evaluation of Suppliers responsibility and capability are accurate and truthful as of the date shown below.

Supplier acknowledges, Buyer has relied upon these statements in approving this supplier

and agrees to advise the
B
uyer promptly in writing should there be any change in the Seller's status with respect thereto
.
Failure to notify Buyer of
such changes in a timely and reasonable manner may result in Suppliers suspension or terminatio
n
.


QUESTION

COMMENTS

1.

Wh
ich

best
describes you
r

core business capabilities?

Check all
boxes that apply and provide evidence of successful performance.

Evidence may include 3
rd

party
registration

or a contract/program
reference. Definitions of each function are provided in Appendix A:



Manufacturer with Design Authority


Manufacturer
-

Build to Print


Distributor


Franchised (specify each OCM/OEM
your company
is

authorized to represent)


Distributor


Independent broker


Specialized Services


Commercial off the shelf provider


Tooling Supplier


Software


not embedded


System Integrator


Calibration Services


Specialized Processes


System Engineering


Testing


Manufacturer w
ith Design


Digital

Data Model


Build to Print Manufacturer with Digital Data Model


Studies/Consulting Services


Other capabilities not listed above (please specify)


Please elaborate on your capabilitie
s in the comments section.









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Question

Yes

No

Comments

2.

Do you have a registered or certified Quality System that is
based on the contents of one of the documents listed below?

Chec k t hos e box es t hat appl y and at t ac h c ur r ent c er t i f i c at es
f or ver i f i c at i on.



ISO9001*


AS9100*


CMMI* (please speci
fy level)


*Questions 4
-
9 do not need to be complete
d

if you have
checked
Yes to
any one of the above boxes

and
attached a
copy of your current
registration certificate
in your
response
.

Please list any other
standards
you are registered to in the
Comment
s

Section.









3.

Do you claim compliance to any of the standards listed below?
Check those boxes that apply and provide objective evidence
to substantiate your compliance
.



AS9003


Mil
-
Q
-
9858


Mil
-
I
-
45208


AS5553


F
ederal
A
viation
R
egulation (FAR)

145


AS9110


F
ederal
A
cquisition
R
egulation

(FAR)

Part 21


NADCAP AC7004


ISO 17025


ANSI Z540
-
1

Please list any other standards you claim compliance with in
the Comment Section.










4.

Do
you plan for quality including the establishment of a quality
policy and strategic quality goals? Is this information flowed
down throughout the organization?


Please use the comment section to further elaborate on your
establishment of your quality manage
ment system.









5.

Is a documented
configuration management system in place
that is adequate to control the products developed within your
facility?



Please use the comments section to elaborate.









6.


Are human resource
practices in place to ensure that
employees have the knowledge, education, and/or skills to
perform th
e duties that they are assigned?


Please use the comment section to elaborate.











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Question

Yes

No

Comments

7.


Are controls in place to monitor and control the product
development from design through release?


Please use the comment section to elaborate.









8.

Is a
measurement system in place and used to monitor and
control critical variables and drive continuous improvement?


Please use the comment section to elaborate
.









9.

Are internal audits performe
d of critical processes and/or
products?


Please use the comment section to elaborate
.









10.

Does your company have any
current business relationship or
history with Northrop Grumman or any of its predecessor

s
companies, affiliates or subsidiaries?



If yes, provide details:







11.

Has your company ever done business under a US
Government acquisition as a

Prime or Subcontractor?



If yes, provide name of the
Program & Contract:







12.

If requested, are you prepared to support an on
-
site Quality
Management Systems
Audit by Northrop Grumman
Corporation?










13.

Does your company source any materials, components or
products from international sources?



If yes, what types of materials,
components or products are
sourced,

and from which countries?
(use attachment if needed)








14.

Is your company currently able to provide materials in

compliance with
252.225
-
7008
-

Restriction on Acquisition of
Specialty Metals

and

252.225
-
7009
-

Restriction on Acquisition
of Certain Articles Containing Specialty Metals
.




If no
,

Is your company currently
working towards locating compliant
sources for these materials?








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Question

Yes

No

Comments

15
.

Does your company currently have a process in place for the

detection of counterfeit parts or products?



Definition:
A part or product is not genuine and is
considered
counterfeit if: (1) it is an unauthorized copy, (2) it does not conform
to the original OCM design, model, and (or) performance
standards, (3) it is not produced by the OCM or is produced by
unauthorized contractors, (4) it is an off
-
specificati
on, defective or
used OCM product sold as “new” or working, (5) it has incorrect or
false markings and (or) documentation
,

(6) it does not have the
proper documentation of its pedigree or chain of custody and
cannot be validated by a process that is acceptable to Northrop
Grumman.



If Yes
-

Supplier agrees to permit
Northrop Grumman to review their
counterfeit parts/material
authenticity process.









If No
-

Please state whether you are
working towards the development
of such a process and when you
expect to implement its use?











16.

Does your company procure parts and/or components from
sources that are not from an OEM/OCM, franchised distributer
or authorized after
-
market manufacturer?



If yes, are these procured items
ever integrated into deliverable
products?






If yes, please
state

your rationale
for doing so.






17.

Sub
-
tier control


do you have a process for controlling
suppliers in accordance with either CMMI
Supplier Agreement
Management,
ISO9001 or
AS9100 paragraphs 7.4.1
-
7.4.3
(specify which standard)
?









1
8
.

Are Quality records available for review by Northrop Grumman
Corporation Personnel if necessary in support of
this or future
purchases?



How long are these records
maintained?


1
-

3 yrs


4
-

12 yrs


AS REQUIRED BY
CONTRACT OR P.O.

OTHER








19.

Does your company have the capability to submit data


(
e.g.

test results/etc.) electronically to Northrop Grumman?









SUPPLIERS REPRESENTATIVE

N
ame of Company Quality Official/
Representative







Title







Fax Number







Telephone Number







E
-
Mail Address







Signature







Date







PART 3


MANAGEMENT CONTROLS

Question

Yes

No

Comments

1.

Have you ever been
disqualified/disbarred by the federal
government or Northrop Grumman as a supplier?









2.

Have you ever been an approved supplier for Northrop
Grumman Corporation?









3.

Does your company currently or has it in the past 5 years
received a cure or termination notice?









4.

Is your company currently under, or has it filed for bankruptcy,
or does it have any judgments, liens or orders against it?










5.

Private Companies Only
: If requested, is your company
prepared to provide financial data in order for Northrop
Grumman to evaluate your company’s Financial Health and
ability to perform?









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Question

Yes

No

Comments

6.

Does your company have a DISCO facility security clearance?



If yes, what level?







date







7.

Have any of your systems been federally approved in the
following areas:




Cost Accounting System


Purchasing System


Property System


Billing System



Earned Value Management System


Estimating System


-

(If applicable)

State whether you are current in annual

Incurred cost submissions.



If answer to above is yes, please provide current copies of
a
pprovals / Certifications.



























8
.

Is your company C
-
TPAT Certified?


(Customs and Trade Partnership Against Terrorism)



If yes, what level?







date







9
.

Do you have electronic ordering capability
?









1
0
.

Does your company
accept American Express?









SUPPLIERS REPRESENTATIVE

Name of
Company Official

or
Representative







Title







Fax Number







Telephone Number







E
-
Mail Address







Signature







Date











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APPENDIX A

Functional Definitions


Function

Definition

Manufacturer with Design
Authority

Supplier has total design authority or may have limited design authority as defined by NG in
the form of product definition documents (e.g., procurement specification, envelope
drawings,
and prime

item development specifications). Activities typically inv
olve the
creation of technical documentation (e.g., drawings, acceptance and qualification test
procedures) for which the Supplier has configuration control
.
Suppliers who design and
manufacture complex, major/high value aerospace products and systems are

included in
this class
.

Manufacturer


Build to
Print

Suppliers comply with requirements specified by NG, customer, or specification design
media
.
Such suppliers are often times referred to as “build to print” shops including the
distributors that perfo
rm a value added activity and may require the development and
construction of special tooling or special test equipment
.

Distributor

An organization that distributes products to retailers or final customers on behalf of a
manufacturer (does not add value,

create, or manufacture the item sold)
.

Specialized Service

A supplier who provides special processes and services, such as non
-
destructive testing,
heat treat, anodizing, chemical milling or calibration. Repair Stations that perform services
only and Or
iginal Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) that calibrate their own equipment are
also included in this category
.

Franchised Distributer

A distributer that has been authorized by an Original Component Manufacturer (OCM) or
Original Equipment Manager (OEM) to
sell their products
.

Independent Broker

An organization that sells products without the expressed authorization from an OCM/OEM.

Commercial

Off the Shelf
Provider

Commercial Off the Shelf

-

Supplier who provides i
tem that is commercially available,
leased, licensed, or sold to the general
public

and which requires no special
m
odification

or
maintenance

over its
life cycle
.

In addition, services such as installation, maintena
nce,
repair, and training that are procured for support of an item described above are considered
commercial items if they are offered to the public under similar terms and conditions or sold
competitively in substantial quantities based on established cat
alog or market prices
(typically the creator or manufacture of the item sold)
.

Tooling Supplier

A supplier who designs and/or manufactures tooling that NG uses in the production, testing,
or inspection of its products
.

Software
-

not embedded

A supplier w
ho develops software that is not embedded in a hardware environment.

System Integrator

Supplier that specializes in bringing together component subsystems into a whole and
ensuring that those subsystems function together
.

Calibration Services

In this
context, the procurement of services from a supplier who provides for the calibration
of NG or customer items.

Specialized Processes

Those processes at supplier’s facilities of which the resulting outputs cannot easily be
independently verified through no
n
-
destructive testing or inspection processes. Some
examples include welding, plating, etc…

System Engineering

The discipline of Engineering concerned with how various component parts of an overall
system function together. Can be defined differently in

a software, hardware, or services
context.

Testing

Verification through independent means of the adequacy of a product or service.

Manufacturer with Design


Digital Data Model

Suppliers in this class may have total design authority or may have limited
design authority
as defined by sector in the form of product definition documents (e.g., procurement
specification, envelope drawings, prime item development specifications.). These definition
documents typically involve the creation of technical document
ation (e.g., drawings,
acceptance and qualification test procedures) for which the Supplier has configuration
control
.
Suppliers who design and manufacture complex, major/high value aerospace
products and systems are included in this class. Suppliers in
this class use electronic
design media and
three
-
dimensional

Computer
-
Aided Design (CAD) files to capture product
design.

Build to Print Manufacturer
with Digital Data Model

Suppliers in this class are to comply with requirements specified by Sector,
customer, or
specifications in electronic design media, three dimensional Computer
-
Aided Design (CAD)
files
.