2017 Report details for project: DREADNOUGHT

Project name: DREADNOUGHT - 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: 2017 (data is from Sept 2016)
Category: Military - see all reports for this category
Description: The design, development and manufacture of 4 Successor SSBN Class submarines.
DCA (RAG): Amber/Red
DCA text: The MoD is working with industry to improve collective performance on the Dreadnought programme. Proposals are being explored for a new commercial and organisational model, between the MoD and the two key industrial leads BAE Systems and Rolls-Royce. In addition, to strengthen arrangements for the procurement and in-service support of nuclear submarines the new Submarine Delivery Agency was announced on 3 April 2017. This new body will be established as an Executive Agency of the Department, alongside the Defence Equipment & Support organisation, by no later than April 2018. To support and lead transformation to full Agency status, Robert Holden CBE has been appointed as Chair of the Board and recruitment for the Chief Executive has commenced. The programme has also now been renamed Dreadnought.
Start date: 2011-04-14
End date: None
Schedule text: Dreadnought Boat 1 commenced production on time in Sep 16 following approval for an 18 month Delivery Phase 1. This reflects the phased approvals strategy announced in SDSR 15.
Baseline: £844.76m
Forecast: £859.84m
Variance: 2.00%
Variance text: Budget Variance less than 5%
Whole Life Cost: £31,614.29m
WLCost text: The programme estimate contained within SDSR 15 provided for a 35-year period and includes a £10bn contingency. The incremental approval approach has continued with Delivery Phase 1.
Notes1: Successor SSBN
Sourcefile: IPA_2017.csv

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