12:00 AM, September 26, 2012
DCNS has signed a four year contract with the French Navy’s Fleet Support Service (SSF) to provide through-life support services for nuclear-powered aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle. The contract includes three maintenance visits, high level of safety and security and ensuring the vessel’s operational availability. The total value of the contract is €221 million. DCNS will provide safety security and technical support to the French Navy. It also guarantees the availability of specific shipboard systems. The contract comes under the Navy’s availability-based procurement policy.