Top 30 Projects as forecast in the Portfolio Budget Statements 2007-08

Table 3.2 and the descriptions that follow provide details of the top 30 projects by forecast expenditure in the Portfolio Budget Statements 2007-08. Expenditure for the top 30 projects represented 52 per cent of total expenditure on major capital equipment projects in 2007-08.

Table 3.2 Top 30 Projects by expenditure as forecast in the Portfolio Budget Statements 2007-08
Project
number
Approved
project
expenditure
($m)
Cumulative
expenditure to
30 June 2007
($m)
Budget
estimate
2007-08
($m)
Revised
estimate
2007-08
($m)
Actual
expenditure
2007-08
($m)
Variation


($m)
Aerospace Systems Division
C-17 Globemaster heavy lift aircraft AIR 8000 Phase 3 1,838 1,132 241 76 164 88
Air-to-Air refuelling capability AIR 5402 1,750 499 198 237 61 -176
F/A-18 Hornet upgrade AIR 5376 Phase 2 1,875 1,108 110 147 149 2
F/A-18 Hornet upgrade - Structural refurbishment AIR 5376 Phase 3.2 874 97 106 63 67 4
Airborne surveillance for land operations JP 129 Phase 2 126 1 34 18 6 -12
Airborne Early Warning and Control Program
Airborne Early Warning and Control System AIR 5077 Phase 3 3,752 2,468 160 139 43 -96
Air Warfare Destroyer Program
Design Activity SEA 4000 Phase 2 226 185 177 40 41 1
Aegis Weapon System SEA 4000 Phase 3.1 150 150 112 - - -
Electronic Systems Division
Electronic warfare self protection for selected ADF aircraft AIR 5416 Phase 2 307 129 69 49 46 -3
High Frequency Modernisation JP 2043 Phase 3A 637 355 42 9 6 -3
New air defence command & control systems for control and reporting units 2 & 3 AIR 5333 263 105 32 15 9 -6
MILSATCOM terrestrial infrastructure JP 2008 Phase 3E 210 157 32 30 30 -
Explosive Ordnance Division
Mulwala redevelopment project JP 2086 Phase 1 348 - 58 54 56 2
Explosive Ordnance reserve stocks JP 2085 Phase 1B 202 115 54 47 32 -15
Follow-on stand off weapon AIR 5418 Phase 1 373 65 50 37 40 3
Lightweight torpedo replacement JP 2070 Phase 3 287 48 49 48 46 -2
Helicopter Systems Division
Multi role helicopter AIR 9000 Phase 2 3,557 556 432 325 262 -63
Armed reconnaissance helicopter (Tiger) AIR 87 Phase 2 2,026 1,219 182 50 91 41
Land Systems Division
Upgrade of M113 armoured vehicle LAND 106 624 208 116 108 109 1
Bushmaster infantry mobility vehicles LAND 116 Phase 3 893 280 46 118 112 -6
Tank replacement project LAND 907 Phase 1 554 420 43 5 4 -1
Maritime Systems Division
Guided missile frigate (FFG) upgrade implementation SEA 1390 Phase 2 1,504 1,068 96 96 104 8
Standard missile (SM-1) replacement SEA 1390 Phase 4B 575 104 78 64 77 13
Anzac Anti-Ship Missile Defence SEA 1448 Phase 2A 359 102 40 46 44 -2
Anzac Anti-Ship Missile Defence SEA 1448 Phase 2B 438 22 81 37 53 16
Anzac Ship SEA 1348 Phase 2 5,377 5,320 55 33 23 -10
Collins Replacement Combat System SEA 1439 Phase 4A 452 352 48 40 38 -2
Armidale class patrol boat SEA 1444 Phase 1 559 400 35 72 62 -10
Ships self defence capability SEA 1779 Phase 1 48 10 33 13 15 2
Military Integrated Logistics Information System
Improvements to the Logistics Information Systems (MILIS) JP 2077 Phase 2B 126 42 38 37 27 -10
Total Top 30   30,310 16,717 2,847 2,053 1,817 -236