2014 Report details for project: DREADNOUGHT

Project name: DREADNOUGHT - there are 7 reports for this project: 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
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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 scope of the programme covers the design, development and manufacture of 4 Successor SSBN Class submarines, to be confirmed at Main Gate, in response to the requirement detailed in the Government White Paper 2006: The Future of the UK's Nuclear Deterrent. The requirement for a class of SSBNs (Successor) to replace the current Vanguard class was subsequently re-endorsed in SDSR 10, which required a force of SSBN submarines to support Continuous at Sea Deterrence (CASD).
DCA (RAG): Amber/Green
DCA text: A review of the programme has been conducted and the recommendations will be discussed between the SRO , Director Submarines, Project Team Leader and Programme Director to ensure coherence of action across Successor and Astute.
Start date: 2011-04-14
End date: None
Schedule text: 3 years from start, the Successor assessment phase programme is currently 2 months behind schedule. A push to recover this position has resulted in improvement as Industry manpower reaches target levels.
Baseline: £472.46m
Forecast: £507.40m
Variance: 7.40%
Variance text: The variance arises from increased spend to achieve schedule recovery on Platform design and Horizontal Steam Generator expenditure re-programming.
Whole Life Cost: £0.00m
WLCost text: Stable to date
Notes1: Successor SSBN Exempt under Section 43 of the Freedom of Information Act (2000)
Sourcefile: IPA_2014.csv

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