To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the total CDEL cost is for the AJAX armoured fighting vehicle up to 13 December 2021.
21 December 2021
RDEL Expenditure on AJAX programme up to 30 November 2021 is £217 million.
CDEL Expenditure on AJAX programme up to 30 November 2021 is £3,961 million.
The total amount of cash paid remains at £3,167 million (incl. VAT) under the firm price contract with GDUK and a further £263 million on other items under the programme. The accruals largely reflect progress made by GD under the contract but for which cash payments have not been made as appropriate milestones have not yet been achieved.