NAVY - NAVSEAI 4734.1
(SER 04/185) NAVSEA TEST, MEASUREMENT AND DIAGNOSTIC EQUIPMENT (TMDE) AND CALIBRATION PROGRAMS (CANCELLING NAVSEA 9082.1)
|Publication Date:||8 September 2004|
a. This instruction specifically applies to all NAVSEA headquarters and supporting field activities including: shipyards; warfare and logistics centers; Research, Development, Test and Evaluation (RDT&E) activities; Fleet units; Navy and Marine Corps air stations and other shore activities that establish requirements, acquire, field, use, calibrate, support or maintain NAVSEA cognizant General Purpose Electronic Test Equipment (GPETE), Calibration Standards (CAL STDs), Mechanical Test Instruments (MTI), Shipboard Installed Instrumentation, Automated Propulsion Control Systems, Special Purpose Electronic Test Equipment (SPETE), Data Acquisition and Control Systems, Virtual Test Equipment, Oxygen and Gas Standards, and Test Equipment Support and End Items.
PURPOSE. To issue policy and assign responsibilities for Metrology and Calibration (METCAL), Life Cycle Management of Test, Measurement and Diagnostic Equipment (TMDE), and Shipboard Instrumentation and Systems Calibration (SISCAL) including the Shipboard Gage Calibration Program (SGCP) functions under the cognizance of Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEASYSCOM, also referred to as NAVSEA). This instruction integrates NAVSEAINST 4734.1A, NAVSEAINST 9082.1A, and SISCAL program policy and responsibilities into one document. The guidance of this instruction is supplemented by processes and procedures described in reference (a). Chapters 1, 2, and 3 of this instruction describe the requirements for TMDE, METCAL and SISCAL including SGCP respectively and Table (1) provides a quick look page that highlights the program elements. This is a major revision and should be read in its entirety.