2018 Report details for project: Future Beyond Line Of Sight

Project name: Future Beyond Line Of Sight - 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: 2018 (data is from Sept 2017)
Category: ICT - see all reports for this category
Description: To maintain the current satellite communications network and develop successor capability.
DCA (RAG): Amber/Red
DCA text: The Sep 16 IPA Assurance of Action Plan (AAP) raised 6 recommendations; all were accepted and are being actively implemented and managed. Those that are critical were: Establish delivery of the capability on to a programme footing which is being driven by Joint Forces command through establishing an SRO Support Team to start work in Jan 17. Manage the governance and transition from BLOS (current capability) to FBLOS (future capability) which is being managed through monthly BLOS/FBLOS governance meetings. Acquisition Partner to be appointed ASAP, which has not yet been appointed, although is being augmented through the Framework Approach for Technical Support (FATS) to provide immediate resource uplift.
Start date: 2011-01-01
End date: 2041-12-31
Schedule text: All key milestones remain within 50% confidence levels approved by the IAC in Jun 16. Continued focus on onboarding the Interim Support Partner in Q1 2018 and the full Acquisition Delivery partner in Q2 2019. This is expected to alleviate some of the SQEP shortage issues currently being borne due to constraints in recruiting Crown Servants and the lack of in-house SATCOM expertise.
Baseline: £0.00m
Forecast: £0.00m
Variance: 0.00%
Variance text: Exempt under Section 43 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (Commercial Interests)
Whole Life Cost: £0.00m
WLCost text: Exempt under Section 43 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (Commercial Interests)
Notes1: Exempt under Section 43 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (Commercial Interests) Exempt under Section 43 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (Commercial Interests) Exempt under Section 43 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (Commercial Interests)
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Sourcefile: IPA_2018.csv

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