Naval group and the Australian government have signed a Future Submarine Program Strategic Partnering Agreement (SPA).
The agreement was signed in the presence of Prime Minister Scott Morrison, The Hon. Christopher Pyne, Minister for Defence and Florence Parly, French Minister for the Armed Forces.
The agreement sets out the principles of cooperation between the two partners for the Attack class Submarine Program which will see: The delivery of 12 regionally superior submarines to Australia with leading edge capabilities and he delivery of new technologies and manufacturing capabilities to Australia, introducing the next phase of Australian sovereignty as a submarine nation, the company said in a statement Monday/
“This agreement with Australia will see Naval Group transfer the “know-how” and “know-why” to Australia, Herve Guillou, Chairman and CEO, Naval Group.
The Naval group has completed pre-sizing of the Future Submarine. The Feasibility Study phase of the Future Submarine design contract being undertaken in France with the support of Australian engineers has been completed.
The transfer of technology commenced with the relocation of the first group of Australian engineers to France to learn how to carry out the detailed design of the Future Submarines. The next group of engineers will depart for France in March 2019.
Suppliers of the top five pieces of equipment including the main motor, diesel generators, switchboards, batteries and weapons discharge systems have been reviewed and will be announced in 2019.
Australia today signed a ‘Strategic Partnering Agreement with the French contractor Naval Group for Attack-class submarines, the Australian defense ministry announced Monday. The $50 billion Attack class program will see 12 regionally superior submarines designed and built in Australia for the Navy
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Naval Group has announced the signing of the first phase of the Submarine Design contract with the Australian government. The Submarine Design Contract is the first contract workscope to be fully executed under the Strategic Partnering Agreement for the Australian Future Attack-class Submarine Program, the company said in a statement Tuesday
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