2014 Report details for project: A400M

Project name A400M - there are 9 reports for this project: 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021
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Organisation MOD (D17) - see all reports for this organisation
Report year 2014 (data is from September 2013)
Category Military - see all reports for this category
Description: The A400M is a multinational European programme to design, develop and deliver a brand new military transport aircraft. The A400M will replace the Tactical Air Transport (Tac AT), capability currently provided by the C-130J Hercules fleet, with a worldwide medium lift, Tac AT and fixed wing Special Forces capability in order to meet the expectations of Defence policy. The scope of the UK elements of the programme comprises: delivery of 22 A400M aircraft; a UK In Service Support solution; and a UK training solution for air- and ground-crews.
DCA (RAG) Amber/Green
DCA text: The A400M programme continues to make steady progress with the first customer aircraft delivered (to France) in August 2013. The UK A400M Training Service (which was approved in July 2012) continues to make good progress and remains on track to deliver in accordance with its agreed schedule. Action to address In Service Support (ISS) affordability issues has been taken, and the ISS Main Gate Business Case has completed scrutiny and is awaiting Ministerial approval which was anticipated in April 2014.
Start date 2000-05-17
End date 2022-03-31
Schedule text The UK programme remains on track. A Defence Board decision to bring forward 2 aircraft will see the first of these delivered in September 2014.
Baseline £149.00m
Forecast £149.00m
Variance 0.00%
Variance text: N/A
Whole Life Cost £0.00m
WLCost text: Exempt under Section 43 of the Freedom of Information Act (2000)
Notes1: Exempt under Section 43 of the Freedom of Information Act (2000)
Sourcefile IPA_2014.csv

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