2016 Report details for project: Merlin Programme

Project name: Merlin Programme - there are 4 reports for this project: 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
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Organisation: MOD (D17) - see all reports for this organisation
Report year: 2016 (data is from Sept 2015)
Category: Military - see all reports for this category
Description: Updates 30 Merlin Mk1 aircraft to overcome existing and forecast obsolescence to ensure sustainment of the required capability until the planned Out of Service date.
DCA (RAG): Green
DCA text: The Programme achieved its Full Operating Capability (FOC) in August 2015, ahead of the approved timescale.
Start date: 2003-06-01
End date: 2016-03-31
Schedule text: Programme is awaiting Closure sign off.
Baseline: £1.00m
Forecast: £0.55m
Variance: -45.00%
Variance text: The variance reflects risk retirement associated with the delayed modification of final Merlin Mk2 airframes which had been caused by their deployment on operations overseas.
Whole Life Cost: £718.17m
WLCost text: The Whole Life Cost includes the introduction of avionic systems needed to address obsolescence issues, as well as the necessary support products and training requirements.
Sourcefile: IPA_2016.csv

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