The French naval defense firm DCNS has proposed a modified design of its diesel-electric Scorpene attack submarine as a possible option to replace the Norwegian Navy's in-service Ula-class submarines.
DCNS, in collaboration with Thales and FSI, has organized an Industry Day in Oslo, on 6 December, for consolidating its industrial cooperation proposal to Norway in the frame of new Submarine program. The French-Norwegian event is aimed at strengthening and consolidating the industrial long term cooperation between both Industries.
DCNS was shortlisted as one of the two potential candidates for the replacement of Ula-class submarine fleet in April 2016.
The organization of thematic workshops has been the occasion to focus on technological partnerships around specific projects and technical areas. Those following working meetings are part of the Industrial Cooperation Plan process and a key step to reach the signature of fruitful partnerships between French and Norwegian companies in 2017, in continuation of the intense networking that started in 2016.
DCNS and Airbus Helicopters are joining forces to design French Navys tactical Vertical Take Off and Landing (VTOL) drone system. The teaming of DCNS and Airbus Helicopters will be equipped to address all technical challenges arising from the naval integration of the drones through the creation of robust system architecture that can evolve and adapt to meet every need, according to joint statement issued today
DCNS has unveiled [email protected] new-generation digital frigate at Euronaval Exhibition in France. The [email protected] front-line digital frigate renews the heavily-armed 4,000-tonne frigate segment, the company announced today
PIRIOU, KERSHIP and DCNS have won a French Navy contract to provide two more offshore support and rescue vessels (BSAH). The two ordered today will be delivered in 2019, the French defense procurement agency announced today
Malaysian Defense ministry is least worried over a recent data leak report as their Scorpene submarines have different specifications from what DCNS had designed for India and Chile. The leaked documents in The Australian had mentions details about the “entire” combat capability of six Scorpene-class submarines DCNS had designed for India, variants of which are used by Malaysia and Chile ― should be investigated and verified first, the defense minister ministry stated
A fresh tranche of sensitive documents pertaining to Indian Navys Scorpene submarine project have been uploaded by ‘the Australian on its website Thursday even as the Indian ministry of defense tried to downplay the leak as ‘not serious. The new set of documents with Indian Navy insignia on it and marked “Restricted Scorpene India” include the sonar system, including the frequencies used by its key components, the Flank Array, the Sonar Intercept Receiver, the Distributed Array and the Active Array have been compromised
The French major in naval defense, DCNS has changed its name to Naval Group. Going forward, DCNS India will be referred to as 'Naval Group in India'
DCNS has won a contract from the Directorate-General for Armaments (DGA) to modernize three La Fayette Frigates (FLF) serving in the French navy. This award is in line with the decision of Jean-Yves Le Drian, Minister of Defense, taken in the Ministerial Investment Committee, to launch this refit and upgrade program
DCNS has delivered the FREMM multi-mission frigate Auvergne to the French Navy, Tuesday. This frigate is the fourth of the series ordered by OCCAR1 on behalf of the DGA (French armament procurement agency)
DCNS has completed sea trials of the first Gowind 2500 corvette designed and built at the company's site in France for the Egyptian navy. The new corvette is being marketed at the naval defence market, and ten Gowind 2500 vessels are on order with international navies
Indias shipyard Mazagon Docks along with DCNS has approached the country's Navy with a repeat order for three Scorpene-class submarines. The approach follows despite the data leak scandal that had threatened to derail the project last August, The Hindu Business Line reported Sunday
Norway has selected Germany as its strategic partner for new submarines, making Thyssenkrupp the likely supplier. “Norway plans to buy four submarines and Germany two, while other NATO members such as Poland and the Netherlands may add to the order at a later stage,” Defence Minister Ine Eriksen Soereide said on Friday
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