2014 Report details for project: Wildcat Programme

Project name: Wildcat Programme - there are 6 reports for this project: 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
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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: Wildcat has been developed to meet the twin requirements for a dedicated small helicopter for deployment in the Maritime (Surface Combatant Maritime Rotorcraft), Littoral and Land environments (Battlefield Reconnaissance Helicopter). The programme is procuring the necessary aircraft to field and support the capability and the capital equipment to support the training service (primarily simulators, training facility and courseware). The remainder of the through life training and support services required are being provided through the related Wildcat Integrated Support and Training (WIST) contract which was let 26 Jan 2012.
DCA (RAG): Amber/Red
DCA text: The Wildcat Programme remains within the Cost and Performance envelope as defined in the MGBC approval and all Performance risks are being satisfactorily mitigated.
Start date: 2001-12-01
End date: 2016-05-31
Schedule text: Three issues are subject to extra-ordinary management action to meet the schedule for the Initial Operating Capability for the Army. First, ongoing development and delivery of the flight simulator. Second, issues with the Mission Support System (MSS) - to support the initial training and fielding of the aircraft, and third is the delivery of sufficient productive flying aircrew hours to deliver the required trained crews. The Wildcat HMA Mk2 IOC remains within its Time, Cost and Performance approval and is independent of the Future Anti-Surface Guided Weapon (FASGW) Programme.
Baseline: £175.57m
Forecast: £175.57m
Variance: 0.00%
Variance text: N/A
Whole Life Cost: £1,661.36m
WLCost text: The Wildcat Programme procures the aircraft, some initial provisioning spares and the capital training equipment (simulators and courseware) but not the whole life support and training costs as these are funded through the Wildcat Integrated Support and Training (WIST) contract.
Notes1: Wildcat
Sourcefile: IPA_2014.csv

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