5. DETAILED REQUIREMENTS
5.1 Metric units.
Metric units, practices, and usages shall be in accordance with FED-STD-376 and ANSI/IEEE 268.
5.1.1 Preferred units.
Unless otherwise specified, $he preferred metric units for the commonly-used quantities shall be in accordance with FED-STD-376.
5.2 New design.
New items designed under contract shall be of metric design. Hybrid design, however, is acceptable where required to accommodate existing customary items selected in accordance with 5.3. Any Us. Government or non-Government standard adopted by DOD which establishes preferred metric modular sizes or other design standards shall be used to the maximum practical extent.
5.3 Existing items.
Existing items shall be selected for use in accordance with the following guidelines, giving due consideration to interchangeability.
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This standard covers the detailed requirements for employing the metric system of measurement in new design and in accompanying documentation.
The purpose of this standard is to describe how the metric system will apply to new design or existing subsystems/equipments, during design of new systems (ships, aircraft, missiles, etc.), in the selection of materials and components, and for configuration and functional description in accompanying documents.