The Government has the right to inspect and test all
services called for by the contract, to the extent practicable at all
times and places during the term of the contract. The Government shall
perform inspections and tests in a manner that will not unduly delay the
If the Government performs inspections or tests on the
premises of the Contractor or a sub-contractor, the Contractor shall
furnish, and shall require subcontractors to furnish, without additional
charge, all reasonable facilities and assistance for the safe and
convenient performance of these duties.
If any of the services do not conform to the contract
requirements, the Government may require the Contractor to perform the
services again in conformity with contract requirements, at no increase
in the contract amount.
When the defects in services cannot be
corrected by reperformance, the Government may (l) require the
contractor to take necessary action to ensure that future performance
conforms to the contract requirements and (2) reduce the contract price
to reflect the reduced value of the services performed.
If the Contractor fails to promptly perform the services
again or to take the necessary action to ensure future performance in
conformity with the contract requirements, the Government may (l) by
contract or otherwise, perform the services and charge to the Contractor
any costs incurred by the Government that is directly related to the
performance of such service or (2) terminate the contract for default.