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Defence: Procurement

Volume 492: debated on Tuesday 12 May 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what the (a) original forecast in-service date at main gate and (b) actual in-service date of each post-main gate Category (i) A, (ii) B and (iii) C procurement project was in each of the last two years. (275022)

The following table gives the actual in-service date for category A, B and C post main gate projects in each of the last two financial years for which results have been published together with the originally forecast in-service date at main gate:

In service date forecast at main gate

Actual in service date

Category

Project title

June 2006

April 2006

B

General health and usage monitoring system

October 2007

May 2006

C

JACAMAR—Secure radio system

December 2002

June 2006

A

Sting Ray Life Extension and Capability Upgrade

July 2004

July 2006

A

Landing Ship Dock (Auxiliary)

July 2006

September 2006

B

Javelin Follow-On Buy

October 2006

September 2006

C

Chinook Coherence

October 2005

October 2006

B

TROJAN and TITAN

March 2006

October 2006

C

Thermal Sighting System for the Self Propelled High Velocity Missile Weapon System

July 2002

January 2007

C

Saturn for Lynx Mk8

March 2007

March 2007

B

Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System

March 2007

March 2007

B

Royal Navy Joint Tactical Information Distribution System

July 2006

March 2007

C

Future fire control system

December 2007

June 2007

C

Allied Command Europe Rapid Reaction Corp (ARRC)—Command and Control Information System

September 2007

July 2007

A

PICASSO

August 2008

September 2007

C

Dismounted Counter Mine Capability

November 2006

November 2007

B

PANTHER Command and Liaison Vehicle (CLV)

May 2008

January 2008

B

Defence HF Communications Service

January 2008

January 2008

B

High Velocity Missile Procurement (Tranche 4)

August 2006

February 2008

C

Fire Control Battlefield Information Systems Application

September 2005

February 2008

A

Support Vehicle

May 2008

March 2008

C

Tomahawk Block IV Weapon System