This SAE Aerospace Standard standardizes practices to: a. identify reliable sources to procure parts, b. assess and mitigate risk of distributing fraudulent/counterfeit parts, c. control suspect or confirmed fraudulent/counterfeit parts, d. and report suspect and confirmed fraudulent/counterfeit parts to other potential users and Authority Having Jurisdiction.
Rationale: 1. Title and content changed to minimize issues that came up with the use of the term 'fraudulent parts"
2. Major update in Product Verification section to align with AS6171.
3. Major update in Reporting section where we developed broad industry and government consensus.
4. Major update in Supplier Selection section.
5. Added compliance verification appendix to eliminate time gap between release of document and its corresponding compliance criteria.