7 May 2004
23 July 1999
PERFORMANCE SPECIFICATION SHEET
ELECTRON TUBE, RADIATION COUNTER
This specification is approved for use by all Depart-
ments and Agencies of the Department of Defense.
The requirements for acquiring the electron tube described herein
shall consist of this document and the latest issue of MIL-PRF-1.
DESCRIPTION: Mica end window, halogen-filled, high sensitivity, self-quenching for detection of beta and gamma radiations.
Dimensions: See figure 1.
Mounting position: Any.
W eight: 2.82 ounces nominal.
See footnotes at end of table I.
Qualification: Required. 2/
Holding period: 11/
Marking: 3/, 16/. Tubes sold under service-life guarantee shall be marked with contract number and with the number of operating
hours (500 hours minimum) guaranteed.
Response characteristics: 1/
Service-life guarantee (MIL-PRF-1): W ith qualifying activity approval manufacturer may provide service-life guarantee, in lieu of life
test. Guaranteed tube operating time shall be 500 hours minimum. 16/
Comments, suggestions or questions on this document should be addressed to Defense Supply Center Columbus,
ATTN: DSCC-VAT, P.O. Box 3990, Columbus, OH 43216-5000 or e-mailed to TubesFiberOptic@dla.mil. Since
contact information can change, you may want to verify the currency of this address information using the ASSIST
Online database at www.dodssp.daps.mil.
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