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“Not to Exceed” Dates

Volume 450: debated on Thursday 19 October 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what the “not to exceed” in-service date at main gate was for (a) Swiftsure and Trafalgar Class Update (Final Phase), (b) Sting Ray Life Extension and Capability Upgrade, (c) Brimstone, (d) Nimrod MRA4, (e) Astute, (f) Airborne Stand Off Radar, (g) A400M, (h) Beyond Visual Range Air to Air Missile, (i) T45 Destroyer, (j) Typhoon ASTA, (k) Future Joint Combat Aircraft, (l) Support Vehicle, (m) Skynet, (n) Next Generation Light Air Armour Weapon, (o) CIP-ComBAT, DBL Infrastructure, Platform ELSA, (p) Apache Bowman Connectivity, (q) C Vehicle capability and (r) M-TADS; and what the “not to exceed” cost at main gate was for the demonstration and manufacture phase of each project, broken down into (i) indirect departmental expenditure limit (DEL), (ii) direct DEL and (iii) capital DEL. (93038)