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A characteristic of products or services that meet the customers’ expectations and comply with the specifications and criteria.

Quality Assurance

The planned and systematic activities implemented in a quality management system, so that quality requirements for a product or service will be fulfilled.

Quality Control

The observation techniques and activities used by contractors and programs to detect and verify compliance with program or industry standards for quality.

Quality Management System (QMS)

A process based approach to fulfill the requirements for quality with emphasis on continual improvement and zero defect production.