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What does FAT stand for?

FAT stands for First Article Testing

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  • Military and Government

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Categories: Bid Protest, Bid evaluation, Bid evaluation protests, Bid rejection protests, Contract award protests, Evaluation criteria, First article testing, Indefinite delivery contracts, Level of effort contracts, Small business set-asides, Solicitation specifications, Solicitations, Submarines
Under the terms of this indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (ID/IQ) contract, the NGCI team is required to be able to deliver up to 500 VIS-X systems per month during the first year following completion of First Article Testing and up to 2,000 systems per month in subsequent years.
Starwin contends that the inclusion of a provision that limits the competition to vendors who are eligible for waiver of first article testing (FAT) requirements is unduly restrictive.
Contractor Qualifications Relating to Contract Placement (DFARS Case 2003-D011) Deletes obsolete text pertaining to Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces Treaty inspections; deletes unnecessary first article testing and approval requirements; and relocates procedures for requesting pre-award surveys and obtaining approval for product qualification requirements to PGI.