MIL-P-50884, Revision E, has a new Amendment 3 dated 9/1/2010. The document, Printed Wiring Board, Flexible or Rigid-Flex, General Specification for, is a mainstay of the military specifications in this classification. Inactive since 1999, the document is still available for use for replacement parts. Compliance with the new changes is mandated by 12/1/2010.
Following the new protocol allowed by the creation of these documents in word processing programs, the amendment is interfiled within the body of the document. While this makes using the document easier, it does present the reader with the challenge of identifying changes to the specification. Unfortunately, there are no redline editions of the military documents available. But this specification does at least have lines in the margins to identify areas with corrections.
MIL-PRF-31032 has been added to the referenced documents section.
In Appendix A, paragraph A.184.108.40.206 has also been modified, as has paragraph A.220.127.116.11. There are also 5 new subclauses for A.3.5.4. And tables A-IV and A-VI have been corrected as well. Sections A.18.104.22.168, A22.214.171.124, A.126.96.36.199.2, A.188.8.131.52, A.184.108.40.206, A220.127.116.11, A.18.104.22.168, A.4.6.2 parts, A.22.214.171.124 and subsequent parts, A.4.8.2, A.126.96.36.199, A.188.8.131.52, A.184.108.40.206, A.220.127.116.11.1, and A.7.3 have also been amended. Sections A.7.18 and A.7.19 have been added.
Appendix B is untouched, but section C.6.3 has been corrected in Appendix C. Appendix D adds the previous edition of this specification, MIL-P-50884 Revision E with Amendment 2, to the documents it replaces, understandably so. And Appendix E has been completely deleted.
In Appendix G, Figure G-9 has been modified, as has Figure G-16. In Appendix H, Table H-1 is also amended. Sections H.18.104.22.168, H.4.3.9, and Figure H-4 have corrections as well.
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