2016 Report details for project: Puma Helicopter Life Extension Programme

Project name Puma Helicopter Life Extension Programme - there are 4 reports for this project: 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
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Organisation MOD (D17) - see all reports for this organisation
Report year 2016 (data is from September 2015)
Category Military - see all reports for this category
Description: To enable Puma to be generated, operated and sustained out to 2025.
DCA (RAG) Green
DCA text: Despite the tragic crash of an aircraft and resulting loss of 2 crewmembers in Afghanistan in October 2015, the programme nevertheless achieved its Full Operating Capability on 8 January 2016 and is now focussed on Programme Closure and transferral to Business as Usual.
Start date 2007-02-01
End date 2016-03-31
Schedule text The Programme was previously scheduled to complete by 31 December 2015, but this would not have allowed sufficient time to complete the final activities necessary to enable full realisation of benefits and to learn from the experience of the Programme. Approval has therefore been gained to delay the Programme Closure date until 31 March 2016.
Baseline £2.16m
Forecast £2.25m
Variance None%
Variance text: Variance in the current year relates to screened Programme changes, including the delay of the Hot and High flight trials into 2015.
Whole Life Cost £374.93m
WLCost text: The Programme remains within its Approved Budgetary Limit and is affordable within the funding provision. Whole Life Costs include the funding for costs relating to the Puma Life Extension Programme up to the end of manufacture, integration and acceptance testing, but exclude In-Service support costs, which are funded separately.
Notes1: PUMA Budget variance less than 5%.
Sourcefile IPA_2016.csv

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