Trident Submarines/Contracts

March 2014

537W    29 January

Trident Submarines

Paul Flynn: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence pursuant to the answer of 3 December 2013, Official Report, columns 639-40W, on Trident submarines, what the value of each contract was. [184574]

Mr Dunne: The value of each contract provided in my answer of 3 December 2013, Official Report, columns 639-40W:

Contract Description Value (£)
1 Design Phase-BAES 671,986,515
2 Design Phase-Babcock 51,032,000
3 Design Phase-Rolls Royce 1
4 Design Phase-Collaboration 2
5 Mast Raising 434,833
6 Submarine Communications Technology Demonstration Programme 4,962,000
7. Retention of Astute Test Rig 334,505
8 Submarine Communications 2,559,259
9 Safety and Environment 1,151,625
10 Strategic Weapon System Safety 206,025
11 Strategic Weapon System Requirements 171,323
12 Pressure Hull Materials 3
13 Pressure Hull Glands 3
14 Foreign and Commonwealth Office Services 3
15 Composites Programme Technology Demonstrator Programme 509,173
16 Successor Facilities-Barrow 3
17 Extension Engineering Assurance 1,429,335
18 Costs and Tools 1,724,646
19 Signatures 1,149,854
20 Requirements and Standards 792,800
21 Technical Assurance and Non Acoustic Signature 3

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22 Electrical Actuator Future Work (Phase 2) 427,509
23 Equipment Security Grading 44,373
24 Electro Magnetic Silencing 124,642
25 Electro Magnetic Silencing 69,763
26 Successor Stage 3 Environmental Shock Grade Curve Activities 449,323
27 Spatial Governance Technical Support 115,606
28 Variable Pressure Hydraulics Decision Support 24,917
29 Electromagnetic Silencing 280,000
30 Countermeasures Deployment Studies 12,000
31 Support to Signature Management 150,000
32 Core Task 180,000
33 Composite Task 110,000
34 Adviser Team to Future Submarine 155,000
35 Signature support to Future Submarine Project Team 105,000
36 Future Capability Support 87,500
37 Infrastructure Assessment Study 139,900
38 Capability System Requirement Document 71,600
39 Technology Assessment of Countermeasure Launcher capability 3
40 Provision of Signature Support 100,000
41 Provision of Subject Matter Expert Support 72,000
42 Submarine Communications Subject Matter Expert Technical Support 260,000
43 Successor Propulsor and Hydrodynamics 45,000
44 Independent Technical and Programme Support 222,400
45 Electrical and Whole Boat 285,000
46 Multi Function Broad Spectrum Array and Future Telemetry System trials 30,920
47 Next Generation Nuclear Propulsion Plant Phase 9 4375,620,039
48 Next Generation Nuclear Propulsion Plant Phase 10 onwards 132,427,662
49 Independent Nuclear Propulsion Advice and Assessment 5141,079,000
50 Submarines Support Partner Task 99,980
1 Not Let-This contract was not let because the activity has been incorporated into the Next Generation Nuclear Propulsion contracts, 47 and 48. 2 Zero Value-This contract has been placed, but any value will depend on what activity is carried out under it. 3 Not Let-These are currently at the tender/negotiation stage and the contracts have not yet been awarded. 4 This contract value covers Phases 1-9. 5 This contract covers technical and safety advice on all nuclear plant in the current fleet. Only a proportion, approximately £12 million, relates to the replacement Trident submarines.