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.
• 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)