2017 Report details for project: Wildcat Programme

Project name Wildcat Programme - there are 6 reports for this project: 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
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Organisation MOD (D17) - see all reports for this organisation
Report year 2017 (data is from September 2016)
Category Military - see all reports for this category
Description: The Wildcat aircraft has been developed to meet the twin requirements for a dedicated small helicopter for deployment in the Maritime (Surface Combatant Maritime Rotorcraft), and the Littoral and Land environments (Battlefield Reconnaissance Helicopter).
DCA (RAG) Amber
DCA text: The Wildcat programme has continued to progress positively with the continued growth of both Army and Navy capabilities. Tangible progress is being made to resolve the remaining programme challenges including the synthetic Aircrew Training Equipment
Start date 2001-12-01
End date 2016-05-31
Schedule text Initial Operating Capability has been declared for both Army and Navy Wildcat variants within planned timescales and good progress continues towards delivery of the Full Operating Capabilities. The Wildcat Programme is on track to deliver the agreed dates.
Baseline £13.16m
Forecast £12.67m
Variance -4.00%
Variance text: Budget Variance less than 5%
Whole Life Cost £1,609.23m
WLCost text: The Wildcat Programme incorporates the procurement of the aircraft, some initial provisioning spares and training equipment (simulators and courseware). Support and other training-related costs are funded separately through the Wildcat Integrated Support and Training (WIST) contract.
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