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Defence: Procurement

Volume 488: debated on Friday 27 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what the forecast cost of the Falcon programme was from the (a) direct resource departmental expenditure limit (DEL), (b) indirect resource DEL and (c) capital DEL at 31 March (i) 2007 and (ii) 2008. (257781)

The information requested is shown in the following table. The figures include the cost of the assessment, demonstration and manufacture phases.

£ million

31 March 2007

31 March 2008

Direct Resource DEL

31

31

Indirect Resource DEL

10

10

Capital DEL

282

281

Total

323

322

These figures are for Increment A of Falcon only. Increment C costs will be reported in MPR09.

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what the forecast cost of the Naval Extremely High Frequency/Super High Frequency Satellite Communication Terminal Programme was from the (a) direct resource departmental expenditure limit (DEL), (b) indirect resource DEL and (c) capital DEL at 31 March (i) 2004, (ii) 2005, (iii) 2006, (iv) 2007 and (v) 2008. (257784)

The information is shown in the following table. The figures include the cost of the assessment, demonstration and manufacture phases.

£ million

31 March 2004

31 March 2005

31 March 2006

31 March 2007

31 March 2008

Direct Resource DEL

97

87

87

92

51

Indirect Resource DEL

12

17

17

13

13

Capital DEL

163

145

147

132

139

Total

272

249

251

237

203