Defence Equipment: Finance

Ministry of Defence written question – answered on 22nd January 2019.

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Photo of Madeleine Moon Madeleine Moon Chair, Defence Sub-Committee, Chair, Defence Sub-Committee

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will publish the in-year spending for the programmes listed in the Defence Equipment Plan 2017 as (a) Ajax, (b) Apache CSP, (c) Astute Boats 4-7, (d) Brimstone 2 Integration, (e) Brimstone CSP, (f) BVRAAM on Lightning II, (g) FASGW(H)/Sea Venom, (h) FASGW(L)/Martlet, (i) Sea Ceptor Type 23, (j) Sea Ceptor Type 26, (k) Spear Cap 3, (l) SRAAM Sustainment (MG1), (m) SRAAM Sustainment (MG2), (n) Core Production Capability, (o) Dreadnought, (p) Lightning II, (q) Marshall, (r) New Style of IT (Deployed), (s) P-8A Poseidon, (t) Protector, (u) QE Carriers, (v) Sky Sabre, (w) Tide-class Tanker, (x) Type 26 Frigate, (y) Meteor Integration (Typhoon), (z) Meteor Integration (Typhoon), (i) Brimstone 2 Integration (Typhoon) and (ii) Warrior CSP; and if he will make a statement.

Photo of Madeleine Moon Madeleine Moon Chair, Defence Sub-Committee, Chair, Defence Sub-Committee

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will publish the in-year spending for the programmes listed in the Defence Equipment Plan 2018 as (a) Ajax, (b) Apache CSP, (c) Brimstone CSP, (d) BVRAAM on Lightning II, (e) FASGW(H)/Sea Venom, (f) FASGW(L)/Martlet, (g) Sea Ceptor Type 23, (h) Sea Ceptor Type 26, (i) Spear Cap 3, (j) ASRAAM Sustainment (MG1), (k) ASRAAM Sustainment (MG2), (l) Lightning II, (m) Marshall, (n) P-8A Poseidon, (o) Protector, (p) QE Carriers, (q) Sky Sabre, (r) Tide-class Tanker, (s) Type 26 Frigate, (t) Meteor Integration (Typhoon), (u) Meteor Integration (Typhoon), (v) Brimstone 2 Integration (Typhoon), (w) Warrior CSP (x) Dreadnought (y) Astute Boats 4-7 (z) Core Production Capability; and if he will make a statement.

Photo of Stuart Andrew Stuart Andrew Assistant Whip, The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence

Expenditure for the Demonstration and Manufacture phases for each of the listed projects (rounded to the nearest million) is detailed below. The information includes data for the Equipment Plan 2017.

Spend data for the current financial year (FY), which relates to Equipment Plan 2018, is excluded as this is incomplete.

Project name

FY 2017-18 (£ million)

AJAX (formerly Scout Specialist Vehicle)

377

Apache Capability Sustainment Programme

30

Brimstone Capability Sustainment Programme

58

BVRAAM on Lightning II

17

Brimstone II integration

0

Future Anti Surface Guided Weapon (Heavy)

39

Future Anti Surface Guided Weapon (Light)

25

Sea Ceptor on Type 23 Frigate

60

Sea Ceptor on Type 26 Frigate

8

Spear Capability 3

88

ASRAAM Sustainment – MG1 & MG2

55

Lightning II

521

Marshall

45

Tide Class Tanker

49

Protector

54

P-8A Poseidon Maritime Patrol Aircraft

57

Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers

317

Sky Sabre (formerly GBAD)

125

Type 26 Global Combat Ship

378

Brimstone Integration onto Typhoon

65

Stormshadow Integration on Typhoon

25

Typhoon Meteor Integration Project

9

Warrior Capability Sustainment Programme

62

Astute 4-7

509

Core production capacity

190

Dreadnought

1,218

New Style of IT (Deployed)

39

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