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Ministry of Defence: Procurement

Ministry of Defence written question – answered on 13th January 2020.

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Photo of Kevan Jones Kevan Jones Labour, North Durham

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, which of his Department's procurement contracts exceeded the value of £1 billion in financial year 2019-20.

Photo of Kevan Jones Kevan Jones Labour, North Durham

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, which of his Department's procurement contracts exceeded the value of £500 million in financial year 2019-20.

Photo of Kevan Jones Kevan Jones Labour, North Durham

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, which of his Department's procurement contracts exceeded the value of £100 million in financial year 2019-20.

Photo of James Heappey James Heappey Conservative, Wells

Within financial year 2019-20, the Ministry of Defence (MOD) has awarded nine contracts above £100 million, one contract over £500 million and one contract over £1 billion. A list of these contracts is below.

The table below represents contracts awarded up until 19 December 2019 and only includes direct contracts with suppliers; it does not include other procurement arrangements, for example, the international agreement with Organisation for Joint Armament Cooperation to procure the Mechanised Infantry Vehicle. Extensions to existing contracts and phased or additional investments made as part of existing contracts are also not included.

Contract Title

Current Supplier Name

Over £1 billion

Type 31 Design & Build Contract

Devonport Royal Dockyard Ltd

Over £500 million

Capita Business Services Ltd

Provision of Defence Fire and Rescue Services

Over £100 million

Pressured Water Reactor3 (PWR3) Manufacturing Contract

Rolls-Royce Submarines Ltd

Strategic Weapons System in Service Support

Lockheed Martin UK Strategic Systems Ltd

Tempest Follow-on Contract

Rolls-Royce PLC

Tempest Follow-on Contract

BAE Systems (Operations) Ltd

Tempest Follow-on Contract

Leonardo MW Ltd

Microsoft M365 E5 Software Renewal

Software Box Ltd

EJISS (EJ200 In Service Support)

Rolls-Royce PLC

Client Side Support to the SKYNET Delivery Team

PA Consulting Services Ltd

Torpedoes Repair and Maintenance Contract

BAE Systems Surface Ships Ltd

Information about the contracts that we place with industry is available on GOV.uk as part of our MOD Trade, Industry and Contracts statistics: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/defence-trade-and-industry-index.

In addition, MOD contracts worth over £10,000 are published on the Government's Contracts Finder website at: https://www.gov.uk/contracts-finder.

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