DCNS is hoping for a positive response for its submarine bid in Australia and commissioning of the first submarine to India this year.
“Winning of a major naval defence export contract, in particular in Australia will require sustained effort throughout the year,” the company said in a statement Monday.
“Commissioning of the first Indian submarine, transfer of the two LHDs to the Egyptian flag, maintenance of the Saudi Arabian frigates and the Malaysian submarines, delivery of strategic equipment for the Brazilian submarine programme are also part of the priorities for 2016,” DCNS stated.
DCNS is pitching Shortfin Barracuda Block 1A submarine against ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems’ (TKMS) Type 261 submarine and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries-Kawasaki Heavy Industries’ Soryu submarine in Australian $36 billion contract to replace it’s Collins class submarines expected to enter service in 2025.
DCNS in December last year had offered the Australian Government complete access to the stealth technologies utilised on board French nuclear-powered general-purpose attack submarines (SSNs) and ballistic missile submarines (SSBNs).
France is offering the Australian Government complete access to the stealth technologies utilised on board French nuclear-powered general-purpose attack submarines (SSNs) and ballistic missile submarines (SSBNs). The very nature of these stealth technologies and the decision to release them to the Australian Government is a significant demonstration of the strategic nature of this program for the French authorities, DCNS said in a press statement Tuesday
Germanys ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems (TKMS), Frances DCNS and Japans Mitsubishi Heavy Industries-Kawasaki Heavy Industries today submitted bids to build Australias new submarines fleet. Australian and Japanese media reported that the bids by the companies were submitted by the November 30 deadline
Boustead DCNS Naval Corporation (BDNC) has won a contract to refit the Royal Malaysian Navy's two Scorpène-class diesel-powered attack submarines. The BDNC is a joint venture between Malaysia's Boustead Heavy Industries Corporation (BHIC) Defence Technologies and French shipbuilder DCNS
Australias new fleet of 12 submarines will be built by DCNS of France in South Australia Australia will get to possess the new Barracuda-class submarines which will be built to Australian specifications for a conventional, non-nuclear powered submarine in 8-10 years from the signing of the contract. Germanys ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems (TKMS) and the government of Japan were the two unsuccessful bidders in the bid to build 12 submarines to replace Australias Collins-class submarines
A decision on the $36 billion Australian submarine program construction site is likely within two weeks. The Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is preparing to reveal the site for construction before the elections are announced,
Germany is ready to build all 12 subs for half the price Australia is budgeting. Hans Atzpodien, chairman of ThysennKrupp Marine Systems told Australias National Press Club Thursday that “the Germans could build all 12 subs in Australia for AU$20 billion (US $15
Australia plans to spend 195 billion dollars (US$139 billion) over the next decade for bolstering its defence capability, including a doubling of its submarine fleet to 24, three additional destroyers, nine new frigates and 12 offshore patrol boats. The details were provided in a White Paper released today by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull who justified the proposed spending by citing “high stakes” and “momentous times” in Asia
Indias first of five nuclear submarines, INS Arihant is all set for operations and formal induction in the Navys fleet. The nuclear submarine has cleared all the tests and is said to be technically ready for commissioning at any time, Economic Times news daily reported Tuesday
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