2019 Report details for project: Maritime Sustainment Programme

Project name: Maritime Sustainment Programme - 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 Military Afloat Reach and Sustainability (MARS) Tankers will replace the current single hulled tankers operated by the Royal Fleet Auxiliary.
DCA (RAG): Amber
DCA text: The project is now in the final stages of acquisition and focus is firmly on completion of customisation and transition into service. Customer and Project Team are working on agreements to the overall plan to Full Operating Capability. Planning and Scheduling for project evaluation and closure activities are being finalised.
Start date: 2005-07-25
End date: 2019-02-28
Schedule text: The ISD for RFA Tidespring was achieved on 14 December 2017.  Tiderace is expected to achieve ISD in late 2018.  The programme to deliver the final two ships to their ISDs, and achieve Full Operating Capability (currently planned for October 2018), is under review and will be subject to an IAC Review Note.
Baseline: £25.53m
Forecast: £25.53m
Variance: 0.00%
Variance text: Budget variance less than 5%
Whole Life Cost: £618.81m
WLCost text: The profile for the Budgeted whole life costs has changed to reflect the delay in the MARS Tanker build. (A clerical error is believe to have occurred while profiling the delay in build) This remains within the original approval figures.
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