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Solicitation for Voters on ANSI Ballot of ANSI/VITA 47.0

Tuesday, May 08, 2018 11:28 AM | Jerry Gipper (Administrator)

Public registration for voting on American National Standards Institute (ANSI) recognition of this draft standard is now open. This ballot is open to both VITA members and non-members.

Closing Date: May 21, 2018

Description: The VITA 47.0 working group has completed the revisions and has voted to take the documents through to the ANSI process to be recognized as a revised ANSI standard. Voter registration for ANSI recognition of the following draft standard is now open :

  • VITA 47.0, Construction, Safety, and Quality for Plug-In Modules Standard

    Abstract: The VITA 47 group of standards defines environmental, design and construction, safety, and quality requirements for commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) Plug-In Modules intended for ground and aerospace applications.

ANSI function: ANSI facilitates the development of American National Standards (ANS) by accrediting the procedures of VITA, whose groups work cooperatively to develop voluntary national consensus standards. Accreditation by ANSI signifies that the procedures used by VITA in connection with the development of American National Standards meet the Institute’s essential requirements for openness, balance, consensus and due process.

Policy: Potential balloters will be asked to specify one of the following interest categories when registering for a ballot.

  • Producer – produces the end result of the standard or supplies components used in the standard.
  • User – uses the end result of the standard.
  • Government/Military – user or producer of the standard in government or military setting.
  • Research – user or producer of the standard in a research setting.
  • General Interest – neither a user nor producer. 

The affiliation and interest category of each member of the balloting body shall be made available to interested parties upon request.

A balloter who has indicated a desire to be on the standards development committee’s list for a particular category or categories of standards shall receive the proposed standard(s), electronic ballot(s), and all appropriate information. 

Non-members of VITA should contact Jing Kwok for login credentials.


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