Requirements on contractors, subcontractors and government activities are not uniform.
Only repeat or "critical" failures are reported.
Failure reports remain open too long (only 30 days is allowed in most cases) - or no explanation for delay is given.
Corporate management is not automatically informed of failures exceeding closeout criteria.
Detailed procedures for implementing a FRACAS program are not available at the working level.
Feedback of anomalies, problems and failures is not integrated or addressed by remedial actions.
The FRACAS system is not implemented with discipline.
The FRACAS system is in total compliance with MIL-STD requirements without tailoring to a particular project.
Failures are not analyzed to a sufficient depth to identify failure cause and corrective actions.
Failure review board membership is not approved by both contractor and government.