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Indias Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL) has signed a ‘Letter of Intent on 12th April with Frances Naval Group to expand their collaboration in the field of design and production of all shore based simulators for Scorpene Submarine project and also for other future advanced simulator requirements of the Indian Navy. The two companies had also signed Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) (latest one in Oct 17 for simulators for submarines Combat Management System (CMS))
The PASEO XLR (eXtra Long Range) sighting system built by Safran Electronics & Defense has been chosen by Naval Group for France's new medium frigates (FTI). Five of these 4,000 ton ships will be delivered starting in 2023
Naval Group Australia has partnered with US engineering services group KBR to assist with the concept design of the proposed Future Submarine (SEA1000) construction yard at the Osborne Naval Shipbuilding precinct in South Australia. The Australian Department of Defence (DoD) announced on 19 March that this contract, worth around $7 million, will employ 100 of South Australian staff on the concept design of the Future Submarine Construction Yard
Brazils President Michel Temer on Tuesday launched the final assembly phase of the Riachuelo-class diesel electric attack submarine, at the Shipyard and Naval Base (SNB) of Itaguai, Xinhua reports. S40 Riachuelo is the first of four Scorpene submarines being built in Brazil under a 2008 contract between the Brazilian Navy and Naval Group
The Indian Navy launched the third Scorpene class submarine ‘Karanj at Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL) in Mumbai on Wednesday. "It (submarine) will undergo rigorous tests for the next one year before it is commissioned," Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba was quoted as saying by PTI on the occasion
Australian senator Rex Patrick has tabled allegations against a Commonwealth official over financial management aspects of the countrys Future Submarine office in Cherbourg, France. The senator put questions regarding the allegations and the process into funding the facility for Australias $50 billion Future submarines project,
The first of six Indias homegrown Scorpene-class submarines, INS Kalvari was commissioned for the Indian Navy by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders, Mumbai today. The six Scorpene submarines being constructed in the country with technology transfer from French firm DCNS under a Rs 23,562-crore (US $3
Fincantieri-Naval Group are bidding for the Canadian Navy's surface combatant ship procurement program competing against Lockheed Martin-BAE Systems and Navantia-Saab who are in the race to supply next-generation ships. Under the country's National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy, a $38
The United Arab Emirates has closed the deal to acquire two French-made Gowind-class corvettes during France's Minister of Armed Forces, Florence Parly, visit to Abu Dhabi this week. French President Emmanuel Macron announced the deal Thursday, stating “this decision further strengthens the strategic and military partnership between France and the United Arab Emirates, and represents a new export success for France”
Admiral Sunil Lanba, Chairman, Chiefs of Staff Committee and Indian Navy Chief is touring France this week where he will be visiting the French Airbase at Landivisiau and the French Submarine Facility at Cherbourg. He will be briefed on the operational employability of the Rafale aircraft by the French Air Force
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