2015 Report details for project: CROWSNEST programme

Project name: CROWSNEST programme - 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: 2015 (data is from Sept 2014)
Category: Military - see all reports for this category
Description: The CROWSNEST project will replace the capability currently provided by the Sea King Mk7 Airborne Surveillance and Control (SKASaC) aircraft. The primary purpose of this capability is to provide Force Protection for Maritime Task Groups and their forward deployed Task Elements, including wide area surveillance overland and in the Littoral (SKASaC is currently deployed on Op HERRICK). The CROWSNEST ASaC capability will now be delivered as role-fit mission system equipment for installation into the Merlin Mk2 aircraft.
DCA (RAG): Green
DCA text: CROWSNEST has completed the competition phase with Thales being selected as the successful Mission System bidder. Main Gate approval remains on course for end of Q1 2016.
Start date: 2013-03-26
End date: 2022-09-30
Schedule text: The Department has accelerated the CROWSNEST Programme and downselect was achieved in April 2015.
Baseline: £19.86m
Forecast: £14.60m
Variance: -26.50%
Variance text: As part of the work to accelerate the CROWSNEST programme, spend in FY13/14 was increased in comparison to the original budget with a commensurate drop in FY14/15 cost.
Whole Life Cost: £0.00m
WLCost text: Exempt under section 43 of the Freedom of Information Act (2000)
Notes1: Crowsnest Programme Exempt under section 43 of the Freedom of Information Act (2000)
Sourcefile: IPA_2015.csv

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