2019 Report details for project: Fleet Solid Support

Project name: Fleet Solid Support - there are 2 reports for this project: 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 FSS project will deliver the ships to provide the solid sustainment (food, stores and ammunition) required for Maritime Task Groups and Joint Forces to operate at the reach, tempo and for the duration required to poise and deliver effect. FSS is a key enabler to achievement of Full Operating Capability for Carrier Enabled Power Projection (CEPP), provides highly mobile sovereign Access and Basing choices for Defence reducing the demand on the support chain and assuring the highly regulated and constrained movement of munitions. SDSR15 directed the delivery of 3 Fleet Solid Support Ships as part of Joint Force 2025 (JF25).
DCA (RAG): Amber
DCA text: Gateway review (Jun 18) provided an improved Amber/Green assessment. Quarterly DMPP (Defence Major Project Portfolio) return continues to be assessed as Amber reflecting challenge in maintaining adequate staffing of the programme and project teams. Active prioritisation of key functions remains ongoing.
Start date: 2016-03-14
End date: 2030-04-30
Schedule text: Assessment Phase remains on schedule with competition underway. Delivery schedule of the vessels will be confirmed at Prime Contract Award.
Baseline: £1.97m
Forecast: £1.97m
Variance: 0.00%
Variance text: Budget variance less than 5%
Whole Life Cost: £11.78m
WLCost text: Current finances represent the allocation against the Programme Assessment Phase. The future Design and Manufacture phase budget will be commercially sensitive until the competition phase concludes and Prime Contract has been awarded(currently scheduled in 2020).
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