February 1, 2010 | Mark Paradies

Missile Test Failure – Good Opportunity for Use of Advanced Root Cause Analysis

The Associated Press reports that an Air Force official reported that a missile intercept test failed because “the system’s sea-based X-band radar did not perform as expected.”

The story also said:

The statement says officials from the Missile Defense Agency that conducted the test will conduct an extensive investigation to determine the cause of the failure.

Let’s hope they use an advanced root cause analysis tool to find the real root causes of the failure and develop effective corrective actions. They need TapRooT®!


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