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509.302 General.

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509.302 General.

509.302 General.

      (a)  If first article testing and approval is required, GSA usually requires that the contractor perform testing and that the first article:

           (1)  Be produced at the same facility where production quantities will be produced; and

           (2)  Serve as the manufacturing standard.

      (b) Coordinate the need for first article testing and approval with the Contract Operations Management Division (FXCC), which will provide the information to complete the clauses at FAR 52.209-3 or 52.209-4.