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  • Who We Are
  • MEARS is a flexible, Software as a Service (SaaS), Government off-the-shelf (GOTS) application that specializes in Configuration and Data Management. MEARS supports various Project Offices in all branches of the Armed Forces, Department of Homeland Security, and numerous defense contractors.
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  • What We Do
  • MEARS facilitates the development, modification, and collaborative review of information in a secure, centralized, Government data repository.

    Archives are easily accessed via our user-friendly, web-based interface.
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  • Why We Serve
  • We believe Warfighters, Homeland Security, and Government agencies deserve an efficient, cost-effective solution for configuration and data management. MEARS strives to ensure operational readiness through 24/7 global availability and personalized customer support.

  History of MEARS

Multi-User Engineering Change Proposal Automated Review System (MEARS) was originally developed as a result of the Department of Defense (DoD) Continuous Acquisition and Life-Cycle Support (CALS) initiative. MEARS was conceived from a set of CALS performed in FY90 by the MICOM CALS office. These studies demonstrated potentially large savings in the area of Engineering Change Proposal (ECP) automation. A prototype of MEARS was demonstrated in August 1991, with version 1.0 being released in September 1993. MEARS continues to improve user-functionality and maintains cost-effective practices that support configuration and data management.


  Message from the Program Manager

In times such as these, when fighting a global war against an ever-changing enemy, efficiency and effectiveness have never been more important. At MEARS, we understand the importance of the Engineering Change Process in preserving U.S. military dominance on the modern battlefield. We also understand the importance of efficient and robust Contract Data Requirements List (CDRL) creation and management to maintain the most detailed and accurate system requirement delivery from the manufacturer.

A vital component of our quest for effectiveness is the constant communication we receive from our customers. Since inception, customer input has inspired MEARS advancements. MEARS is a Government off-the-shelf (GOTS) application that is totally funded by our DoD customers. Far from those early days in the 1990s of supporting a couple of Army programs, today we support elements in the Air Force, Navy, Missile Defense Agency (MDA), and Army. We have various Government, contractor, and FMS users around the world utilizing our web-based application.

MEARS is compliant with DoD standards and policies, such as MIL-HDBK-61A, MIL-STD-973, and their successors. We are certified on the Air Force network, the Navy/Marine Corps Intranet (NMCI), and Army networks.

MEARS has a tradition of excellence in customer service spanning over 20 years. We look forward to providing world-class, cost-saving support to all of our customers, present and future.

John Rogers
MEARS Program Manager
US Army Aviation and Missile Command/CIO/G6