Discussion in 'Current Affairs' started by Topstop, Jul 11, 2016.
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9 P-8 ordered to arrive 2019/20
You can only hope, that this contract will fare better than the MRA4 calamity.
It seems to be sorted, depends on how much we want to change it, RR engines, our sonar suite, our comms, Stingray torp etc. without any effort at all we could double the price and get half as many
Does that mean the crabs will claim they one anther war?
They will need more personnel, gates/barriers dont open them selves
Must be lunge break they seem a bit light handed?
Is that some sort of keep fit thing?
If I could spell I would have said Lunch
Not sure why this has only come out today, that deal was done last year!
Final i crossed and t dotted on the contract?
Possibly. Must have been this time last year the contract was awarded though.
Prior to and during SDSR JFC ran an option for MMA. Which was then decreed to be suitable for single source procurement after an internal down select. They choose the P8, the US Government agreed to a tail swap but a number of details were needed to be ratified and US Congress had to sign off before a formal contract could be signed. One decision was this going to be Government to Government or Supplier to Mil. Just a commercial process playing out.
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