Scope (see 6.5). This specification covers the general requirements for crimping tools, accessories and inspection gages used for connecting removable contacts (such as; signal, power, coaxial, shielded, thermocouple, and filter pin contacts) coaxial connectors, shielded connectors, ferrules, terminals, end caps and splices to wire conductors for use in electric connectors, terminal junction systems, and other electric or electronic components.
The document is written to permit the cancellation and supersession of MIL-DTL-22520 with this document. It includes qualifying activity requirements. Technical changes previously approved by military Preparing Activity were added. Government documentation references have been removed.