Contractor shall have its Software Quality
Assurance (SQA) interface with an external Independent Verification and
Validation (IV&V) department retained by the JPL. The IV&V department
shall have access to the SQA records.
Should Contractor not have an SQA, the IV&V
department will act as SQA. The IV&V department shall have access to the
same records and perform the same duties as the SQA would have.