AIR FORCE - SMC-S-003
Quality Space and Launch Requirements Addemdum to AS9100C
|Publication Date:||8 May 2015|
The requirements of this standard either in full or as appropriately tailored shall be levied on prime contractors, subcontractors, and their sub-tier suppliers of space and launch vehicles. As this standard provides the "how-to's" of implementing the standards ISO9001 and AS9100 but does not duplicate the requirements of those standards, it is preferred that subcontractors/suppl
It is understood that not all suppliers may be compliant to AS9100 or perhaps even to ISO 9001. Section 7 provides requirements for selecting and monitoring the performance of a supplier. Certification to these standards is encouraged, but will depend on the product being supplied, uniqueness of the capability of the supplier, costs of acquiring certification, and the criticality of the work. A supplier that is not certified increases risk and the supplier requirements in Section 7 become even more important and will be more difficult to enforce.
In the event the subcontractor/suppli