Parliamentary questions on Trident and Vanguard Submarines

Paul Flynn MP asked the Secretary of State for Defence

(1) what work his Department has commissioned on spatial arrangements covering boat compartments under the assessment phase of the Vanguard submarine replacement for Trident programme to date; and what the monetary value is of each contract for such research and design work;

(2) what enabling work has been contracted on (a) value engineering and (b) the management of design margins under the assessment phase of the Vanguard submarine replacement for Trident programme; what the monetary value is of each such contract; and how much has been spent under each such contract to date;

(3) what contracts have been placed to undertake research and development work on (a) combat system design and engineering and (b) primary and secondary propulsion design and engineering for the assessment phase of the replacement programme for Trident; and what the value is of each such contract;

(4) what contracts have been placed to undertake research and development work on (a) combat system design and engineering and (b) primary and secondary propulsion design and engineering in respect of the assessment phase for the Vanguard submarine replacement programme for Trident; and what the monetary value is of each such contract;

(5) which companies have been contracted to date (a) to deliver System Drawings and Equipment Technical Specifications and (b) to demonstrate system performance and compliance with system functional requirements under the assessment phase for the Vanguard submarine replacement for Trident programme; and what the monetary value is of his Department’s contract with each such company.

Peter Luff MP’s response can be found here

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