Key definitions in the standard were modified or added to better align with the new uses of SRDs and additional applications. This especially applies to any leading edge application of SRDs.
Alongside new definitions laid out by the standard are new SRD classes. The new classes correspond with intended use instead of their manufacture or length.
Design requirements have also been updated
Testing Changes: The dynamic performance parameters have changed, altering the MAF number and the calculation of AAF. Other dynamic testing changes include static strength improvement,post-dynamic load creep test added, the retrieval test changed to immediately post dynamic test and some minor others.