DCNS has signed a framework agreement with ONERA aerospace research center to conceptualize and develop French and European joint research projected in the areas of aerodynamics, hydrodynamics, navigation, above surface detection, drones and robotics.
The agreement aims to develop synergies and propose joint research and development projects in the naval and maritime domains, DCNS said in a statement Monday.
It would also include working together on future weapons systems, DCNS said.
The alliance comes after collaboration on Mistral-class ship bridge aerology, the L'Adroit patrol vessel's integrated mast and other projects.
DCNS, Chemring Countermeasures and Terma successfully conducted joint operational trials of their Torpedo Defence Solution on May 12. This solution integrates Termas C-Guard Decoy Launching System with DCNSs CANTO Anti-Torpedo Decoy and the Chemring Launch Module which, combined, is designated NATO standard CANTO 130mm
DCNS delivered the first of two Mistral-class helicopter carriers christened ‘Gamal Abdel Nasser' to the Egyptian Navy today. The two helicopter carriers were acquired by Egypt in October 2015
DCNS has carried out the Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) of 8 ECA Group converters designed to be installed onboard Indian Scorpene submarines 5 and 6. As it had been done before in May 2015 for Indian Scorpene submarines 3 and 4, DCNS experts carried out the FAT of 8 ECA Group converters (2 xStatic converter 60 kVA + 2 x Static converter 5 kVA per submarine), designed to be installed onboard Indian Scorpene submarines 5 and 6, ECA Group said in a statement Tuesday
Australia has warned DCNS ship building firm that it wants the same level of information security on the new submarine project like it shares with the US ally. The Australian senior defense official issued warning to DCNS in the wake of leaked documents related to Indias Scorpene project
French DCNS proposal for 100 percent foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in India for introducing new submarine technology and establish a fully-owned subsidiary in India has hit a roadblock after the Indian defense ministry rejected it. The MoD sees a ‘conflict of interest in the DCNS proposal
British exit (Brexit) could slowdown collaboration and purchases across Europe. Brexit will make European countries to scale back defense spending and also prompt companies across Europe to rethink their strategic goals
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