First Article Law and Legal Definition

Pursuant to 48 CFR 2.101 (Title 48, Federal Acquisition Regulations System; Chapter 1, Federal Acquisition Regulation; Subchapter A, General; Part 2, Definitions of Words and Terms; Subpart 2.1, Definitions), first article means “a preproduction model, initial production sample, test sample, first lot, pilot lot, or pilot models.”