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    Need to know if there is a good FRACAS Template


    The short answer is no, however, there is a defense handbook MIL-HNBK-2155 “Failure Analysis and Corrective Action Taken” that covers the format, content and requirements of a Failure Reporting and Corrective Action System (FRACAS).  You can download a copy at

    Typically, the government does not develop a FRACAS, the contractor does.  What the government does do is impose a FRACAS requirement on the contractor in an RFP and SOW.  A FRACAS should be implemented as part of an overall contractor Reliability Program Plan.  The government’s reliability plan or strategy needs to be summarized in the Systems Engineering Plan which also includes the required reliability growth curves.  A FRACAS supports the data collection effort for the analysis of reliability growth curves.  An example of RFP and SOW language from ANSI/GEIA-STD-0009, "Reliability Program Standard for Systems Design, Development, and Manufacturing,"  can be found at this site:

    The ANSI/GEIA-STD-0009 standard was adopted in 2009 for use by the Department of Defense (DoD).

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