FRACAS Process Definition

FRACAS (Failure reporting, analysis and corrective actions system) is a disciplined closed loop failure reporting, analysis and corrective action system.
The FRACAS process (system) is an essential element for the achievement of product reliability and safety.

A Failure Reporting Analysis and Corrective Action System (FRACAS) is used to record all failures and problems related to a product or process and their associated root causes and failure analyses in order to assist in identifying and implementing corrective actions.

FRACAS references:
• MIL-STD-2155(AS) - Military Standard Failure Reporting, Analysis and Corrective Action System (FRACAS), 24th July 1985
• DEF STAN 00-40 - Reliability and Maintainability
• DEF STAN 00-41 - Reliability and Maintainability  GB MOD Guide to Practices and Procedures (Section 25)

See also:
Failure Reporting, Analysis and Corrective Actions System (FRACAS) Software
ALD FRACAS Overview
Failure Data Collection Services
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