2013 Report details for project: Astute Boats 1-7

Project name: Astute Boats 1-7 - 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: 2013 (data is from Sept 2012)
Category: Military - see all reports for this category
Description: The military requirement is for 7 Astute Class Submersible Ship Nuclear to replace the existing Swiftsure and Trafalgar Classes of nuclear powered attack submarine. Astute Class submarines are required to perform a range of military tasks; these unique requirements are combined within the Astute design to provide global reach, endurance, covertness, sustained high speed and the ability to conduct unsupported operations in hostile environments.
DCA (RAG): Amber
DCA text: Since October 10, the Astute programme has held schedule and remained within approvals. A number of initiatives have been identified from lessons learned on the production of the first 2 hulls and are being implemented but this will take time to achieve the required level of confidence to demonstrate stability in the 7 boat programme
Start date: 1997-03-17
End date: 2024-03-31
Schedule text: The programme is on track measured against the approved schedule of 2010.
Baseline: £557.30m
Forecast: £553.26m
Variance: -0.72%
Variance text: Not required as variance is with +/- 5%.
Whole Life Cost: £9,947.22m
WLCost text: With 2 submarines now at sea and the remainder under construction, there is a growing basis of historical data on which the forward procurement costs are based.
Sourcefile: MOD_2013.csv

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