2016 Report details for project: Spearfish Upgrade Programme

Project name: Spearfish Upgrade 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: 2016 (data is from Sept 2015)
Category: Military - see all reports for this category
Description: To update the UK's submarine heavyweight torpedo: safety improvements are required to ensure residual risks remain as low as reasonably practicable and improved performance is required against increasingly capable threats.
DCA (RAG): Amber/Green
DCA text: Delivery Confidence Assessment is primarily affected by the availability of platforms for trials and the parallel development of the Combat System integration 'Weapon Thread' element. Both of these dependencies are being regularly monitored and reviewed formally at each Programme Board.
Start date: 2008-04-01
End date: 2024-03-31
Schedule text: Project end date, based on delivery of all modification kits, has been revised to 31 March 2024 via Review Note dated 20 November 2014. Delivery of full capability is dependent on availability of converted platforms which is outwith the scope of the project.
Baseline: £37.40m
Forecast: £37.09m
Variance: None%
Variance text: Budget variance less than 5%.
Whole Life Cost: £415.97m
WLCost text: Project forecast to deliver within budget and within IAC Approval.
Notes1: Budget variance less than 5%.
Sourcefile: IPA_2016.csv

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