NAVY - SECNAV INST 4140.2
(DCMA INST CSI (AV))MANAGEMENT OF AVIATION CRITICAL SAFETY ITEMS
|Publication Date:||25 January 2006|
APPLICABILITY AND SCOPE.
Applies to Program Executive Officers (PEOs), commanders of system acquisition and logistics organizations, program managers, and other agencies or commercial entities providing procurement, repair, or overhaul services to aviation materiel.
Covers aviation CSIs used in fixed and rotary wing aircraft, unmanned air vehicles, Aircraft Launch and Recovery Equipment (ALRE), aviation weapons and equipment, and associated aviation support equipment
Does not apply to commercial aircraft or subsystems purchased and maintained in accordance with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulation, unless required by the Service ESA. This instruction applies to those portions of the commercial aircraft or subsystems modified or maintained to meet unique military requirements.
Does not apply to items provided through the foreign military sales program for foreign owned and operated aircraft, systems, or equipment when (a) the aircraft or item being acquired or modified is not in the active DoD inventory and the U.S. military no longer has engineering expertise on the aircraft or item, or (b)) the foreign customer directed the use of suppliers or configurations not approved by the US military Services.
Establishes policy, procedures, and assigns responsibilities for the life-cycle management of replenishment items critical to aviation safety as required by and implements the Department of Defense (DoD) Critical Safety Item/Flight Safety Critical Aircraft Part (FSCAP) program as required by "National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2004", Section 802, Quality Control In Procurement Of Aviation Critical Safety Items And Related Services (reference 1) and reference 2.
Addresses requirements governing the initial determination of item criticality and subsequent changes to this determination; coding and tracking of aviation Critical Safety Items (CSIs); the process for ensuring the adequacy of technical data and proposed changes; the process for approving sources of supply and repair/overhaul; the surveillance process assuring that approved sources retain required capabilities; authorities for one-time organic manufacture of CSIs under exigent circumstances; and requirements for disposing of CSIs when no longer needed by military aviation.