MIL-DTL-917F, DETAIL SPECIFICATION: ELECTRIC POWER EQUIPMENT, BASIC REQUIREMENTS FOR (05-AUG-2014) [SUPERSEDING MIL-E-917E]
MIL-DTL-917F, DETAIL SPECIFICATION: ELECTRIC POWER EQUIPMENT, BASIC REQUIREMENTS FOR (05-AUG-2014) [SUPERSEDING MIL-E-917E]., This specification covers the basic requirements applicable to the design, materials, and
construction of naval shipboard electric power equipment (exclusive of communication equipment, information
technology (IT) equipment, and combat systems [fire control and weapons control equipment]). Unless otherwise
specified herein, the electric equipment developed for shipboard use under the requirements of this specification are
limited to a maximum 450 volt (V) alternating current (AC) and a maximum 1,000 V direct current (DC). This
equipment is intended for use on surface and submarine naval vessels (see 6.2).
It is intended that this specification be invoked in its entirety in individual equipment
specifications for electric power equipment and electrical control equipment. This specification covers the basic
requirements applicable to equipment intended for naval shipboard use. Specifications for equipments of this type
that have need for more restrictive requirements may supplement the individual requirements contained herein, as
necessary, to meet that need. In exceptional cases where only portions of this specification are applicable because
of peculiar circumstances, the portion should be invoked by reference to this specification by basic specification
number and the requirements, by title or descriptive statement or area of coverage, which apply.