2017 Report details for project: Armoured Infantry 2026

Project name: Armoured Infantry 2026 - there are 4 reports for this project: 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
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Organisation: MOD (D17) - see all reports for this organisation
Report year: 2017 (data is from Sept 2016)
Category: Military - see all reports for this category
Description: To deliver an integrated Armoured Infantry capability that will include the Warrior Capability Sustainment Project and its training solution into service.
DCA (RAG): Amber/Red
DCA text: The Delivery Confidence Assessment has been downgraded to Amber/Red due to a number of challenges, notably stabilising the demonstration phase. The focus for Financial Year 2016/2017 has been to stabilise the programme costs and schedule with a focus on the equipment Defence Line of Development (DLOD), while continuing to progress other DLODs including training, information and infrastructure to ensure the delivery of coherent capability into service. Progress has been made in refining the Programme Artefacts. In particular the development of a more robust Programme plan with a detailed Higher Level Programme Schedule and an improved understanding of the critical path. This will be key to improving the overall programme Delivery Confidence Assessment.
Start date: 2014-12-04
End date: 2026-12-31
Schedule text: The equipment project (Warrior Capability Sustainment Project (WCSP)) remains on the critical path. The current forecast is for a 12 month slip to equipment delivery. Forthcoming negotiations with the Prime Contractor will be key to addressing this and will determine the impact of the equipment delivery schedule on the achievement of Programme milestones.
Baseline: £87.84m
Forecast: £68.09m
Variance: -22.00%
Variance text: Variance of -22% is mainly as a result of the delays in the WCSP Demonstration Phase, caused by issues relating to demonstration vehicle.
Whole Life Cost: £1,612.72m
WLCost text: The headline budgeted WLC figure has reduced as a result of the decision to remove the Armoured Battlefield Support Vehicle (ABSV) project as a directed cost-saving in ABC16. This has been partly off-set by WCSP increased forecast costs as a result of delays in the Demonstration Phase, Manufacturing costs will follow once the Demonstration phase is stabilised.
Sourcefile: IPA_2017.csv

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