AFQMS

Approval of a Firm and its Quality Management System (AFQMS)

A firm seeking Approval for its Quality Management System (AFQMS) from DGAQA should formally apply and provide evidence that either it is in possession or likely to receive an order for development/ supply/ service of military airborne stores and associated Ground Handling/ Ground Support Equipments. On receipt of such application, DGAQA or their authorised representatives shall organize audit of the firm for assessment of their resources including effectiveness of their Quality Management System. On being satisfied with the infrastructure, resources and existence of an effective Quality Management System, a letter/ certificate of approval will be issued by DGAQA.

The procedure for obtaining DGAQA approval and requirements is given in DGAQA document: Approval of a Firm & its Quality Management System (AFQMS). The Issue I (Dec 2011) of this document has been released vide 1415/AFIO/DGAQA/Tech Coord dated 9th Feb 2012 for implementation w.e.f. 1st Apr 2012 onwards.

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Policy For QA Coverage By Fes Under Different ADG Jurisdiction PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site.(379 KB)
Release of AQA Directive 02/01/2015 on "Guidelines for QTP and ATP of Ground Equipments/Jigs for Airborne Items (Electrical & Electronics)" (ISSUE - II) PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site.(710 KB)
Release of "AQA Directive 01/14" on "Guidelines for QA during outsourcing by Main Contractors" (ISSUE - I) PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site.(2,013 KB)
For Downloading Suggestive Check List For Carrying Out System Audit Of Firm For Approval As Per AFQMS 2011 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site.(5,628 KB)

For downloading the complete AFQMS document please click here : AFQMS Issue I PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (1,227 KB)

For viewing the Frequently Asked Questions on AFQMS please click here : FAQs

For downloading the List of Approved Firms/Organizations please click here: LIST PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (39 KB)

For downloading the complete TSO document please click here: TSO-2002 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (1,094 KB)

Sample Unit Standing Order (USO)

A sample Unit Standing Orders has been prepared by RDAQA (Kanpur) and is made available under the below link for download purpose by concerned F.E.s. The document shall open with a given password already forwarded by HQ vide letter reference no. 1405/USO/DGAQA/TECH-COORD dated 12 Apr 2012.

For downloading the sample USO document, please click here: Unit Standing Orders Word file that opens in new window. To know how to open Word file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (2,276 KB)

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