2019 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: 2019 (data is from Sept 2018)
Category: Military - see all reports for this category
Description: The design, development and manufacture of up to 7 Astute class submarines.
DCA (RAG): Amber
DCA text: Dept is working with the key supplier, BAES, to improve delivery performance. Work is ongoing to improve quality, reducing rework and defects. An increased focus on improved Management Information and project controls, is enabling greater insight, proactive decision making and collaborative working. Lastly, internally to MOD continual steps are being taken to improve the resource position, resulting in the project team significantly increasing headcount over the last year. enabling greater scrutiny and collaboarative working. Lastly, internally to MOD continual steps are being taken to improve the resource position.
Start date: 1997-03-17
End date: 2025-04-30
Schedule text: Boat 4 is scheduled to enter sea trials this year. This is behind schedule, and a reapproval is being sought.. Forecast delivery of Boats 5-7 remain inside their respective approvals.
Baseline: £502.51m
Forecast: £479.79m
Variance: -5.00%
Variance text: Budget variance less than 5%
Whole Life Cost: £9,970.77m
WLCost text: The budgeted cost line reflects the current Astute Boat 1-7 Control Total. This is still closely aligned to the costed position and hasn’t been uplifted to reflect the 2018 Reapproved position. The approved budget for Boats 1-7 is £10,758M.
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