Ministry of Defence: Acquisition and support of defence equipment Contents

Contents

Summary

Non-competitive procurement

Cannibalisation

Contingent liabilities

Conclusions and recommendations

Non-competitive procurement of defence equipment

Support arrangements and cannibalisation of navy equipment

Contingent liabilities

1 Non-competitive procurement of defence equipment

Reducing the amount of single source procurement

Scope of the Single Source Contract Regulations

Savings achieved

Strength of the regulatory regime

Continuing support to British industry and Brexit

2 Support arrangements and cannibalisation of naval equipment

Support arrangements for Type 45 Destroyers and Astute-class submarines

Availability of spare parts

Reliance on cannibalisation

Plans to reduce cannibalisation

3 Contingent Liabilities

Formal minutes

Witnesses

Published written evidence

Published correspondence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current session





23 March 2018