DoD Handbook- Preparation of Test Reports

Keywords DoD handbook preparation of test reports test reports

4 General Requirements

4.1 Basic data.
All test reports should contain all the collected data and all conclusions resulting therefrom for the test performed.

4.1.1 Test file.
A test file should be established and maintained which should include original log sheets, diagrams such as, wiring, piping, schematics or block, as necessary to completely describe the purpose, conduct and results of tests. Upon creating, this file should be given a permanent identifying number, which should appear on all subsequent documents associated with a particular test.

4.1.2 Notes. Notes of all incidents of the testing, such as adjustments made, servicing performed, leaks, vibrations, and any other irregular functioning of the product and corrective measures taken should be placed on log sheets and included in the test reports.

Document identifier
Date published
Document type
military handbook
Defines standard
Replaced/Superseded by document(s)
Cancelled by
Amended by
File MIME type Size (KB) Language Download
DoD Handbook- Preparation of Test Reports.pdf application/pdf   151.45 KB English DOWNLOAD!
File attachments
Cover images

1.1 Scope.
This handbook delineates the format and content criteria to be used in the preparation of test reports covering tests
on systems, subsystems, equipment, components, and parts. This handbook is for guidance only. This handbook cannot be cited as a requirement. If it is, the contractor does not have to comply.

1.2 Purpose.
The purpose of this handbook is to foster uniformity in the portrayal of test results on items of material. It also provides for greater ease in the evaluation of the design suitability and performance capability of test items for use in new applications.

Visit also