2018 Report details for project: Wildcat Programme

Project name: Wildcat Programme - there are 6 reports for this project: 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
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Organisation: MOD (D17) - see all reports for this organisation
Report year: 2018 (data is from Sept 2017)
Category: Military - see all reports for this category
Description: The Wildcat aircraft has been developed to meet the twin requirements for a dedicated small helicopter for deployment in the Maritime (Surface Combatant Maritime Rotorcraft), and the Littoral and Land environments (Battlefield Reconnaissance Helicopter).
DCA (RAG): Amber/Green
DCA text: The programme is now all but complete with all aircraft delivered and Synthetic Aircrew Training Equipment close to being complete. The capability is firmly in the Business As Usual space, having achieved its forecast milestones and the programme is initiating closure.
Start date: 2001-12-01
End date: 2016-05-31
Schedule text: The programme is on track to achieve Full Training Capability for both Army and Navy Wildcat variants within planned timescales and good progress continues towards delivery of the Full Operating Capabilities.
Baseline: £6.22m
Forecast: £9.16m
Variance: 47.00%
Variance text: Variance: Reconciliation of contract prior to closure required minor adjustment to overall project costs including an incentivisation payment, noting that the programme as a whole remains significantly under approval.
Whole Life Cost: £1,607.27m
WLCost text: The Wildcat Programme incorporates the procurement of the aircraft, some initial provisioning spares and training equipment (simulators and courseware). Support and other training-related costs are funded separately through the Wildcat Integrated Support and Training (WIST) contract.
Sourcefile: IPA_2018.csv

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