2014 Report details for project: Mounted Close Combat

Project name: Mounted Close Combat - there are 2 reports for this project: 2014, 2015
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Organisation: MOD (D17) - see all reports for this organisation
Report year: 2014 (data is from Sept 2013)
Category: Military - see all reports for this category
Description: The aim of the Mounted Close Combat (MCC) is to deliver appropriate, integrated capability in order for the User to generate and sustain MCC capability for operations within allocated resources, primarily in the 2025 timeframe. The Programme now only includes the four major projects which significant funding has been apportioned; The scope is: a. Armoured Cavalry Implementation: Consists of the Specialist Vehicle (SV) Project (principally the Scout vehicle) to deliver the new Armoured Cavalry and Close Recce capability, to equip the current Brigade Recce Regiments and the Close Recce Platoons/Troops and replace the obsolete Combat Vehicle Reconnaissance (Tracked) (CVR(T)) fleet. b. Armoured Infantry (AI): Consists of the WCSP, incl ABSV, and WCSP Trg solution projects, to improve the Warrior capability to create an upgraded and fully integrated AI capability. c. Armoured Type 56: Consists of the CR2 Life Extension Programme and its training aides to provide the Armoured capability out to 2035. d. Mechanised Infantry: The capability is currently provided by the COUGAR fleet but will be equipped through the Utility Vehicle project to ensure the protected movement and manoeuvre of infantry and associated Combat Support users on the future battlefield.
DCA (RAG): Amber/Green
DCA text: It is too early in the Life Cycle for the programme to articulate on this fully. The Programme is still being bounded. The programme has been subject to an initial MPA external review since Q2.
Start date: 2010-03-16
End date: 2033-12-31
Schedule text: Scout SV programme schedules are currently being updated to reflect Army 2020 delivery needs. The Department remains optimistic that a successful delivery of the major projects will be achieved.
Baseline: £168.82m
Forecast: £104.65m
Variance: -38.01%
Variance text: The Budget/Forecast will be updated in due course to reflect the final ABC14 profile. This will also provide for more efficient delivery sequences and better alignment with Army 2020. Contract UPC remain extant since contract commenced in 2010.
Whole Life Cost: £9,631.30m
WLCost text: It should be noted that the figures above are for the first ten years only and remain dependant on UV re-profiling.
Sourcefile: IPA_2014.csv

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