2019 Report details for project: WATCHKEEPER

Project name: WATCHKEEPER - 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: WATCHKEEPER is an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) platform that will provide battlefield surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities to the land tactical commander within the Joint Operations environment.
DCA (RAG): Amber
DCA text: Full Operating Capacity achieved on 30th November 2018. Remaining project deliverables ongoing, expected 19/20 and 20/21 embodiment of final functionality.
Start date: 1998-03-01
End date: 2017-07-03
Schedule text: Full Operating Ccapability achieved against 90% approvals date. Some peripheral functionality (Tactical Party equipment) deferred to 19/20 and 20/21 to align with Annual Budget Cycle 18 enhanced dissemination option (Falcon and Information Exchange Programme connectivity).
Baseline: £0.00m
Forecast: £0.28m
Variance: 100.00%
Variance text: Some peripheral functionality (Tactical Party equipment) deferred to 19/20 and 20/21 to align with Annual Budget Cycle 18 enhanced dissemination option (Falcon and Information Exchange Programme connectivity).
Whole Life Cost: £1,117.73m
WLCost text: Only costs to Full Operating Capability (FOC) are represented; mid life obsolescence work planned for the next decade are not.
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