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  • 23 November 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    DCNS, French defense contractor that will be building Australia’s future submarines, has signed a letter of intent with the Australian Indigenous Defence Consortium (IDC) to explore opportunities to include Indigenous Australians and Indigenous businesses within DCNS’s supply chain. The partnership is the first agreement signed by the IDC since it was founded in March 2016. […]

  • 7 February 2013
    Industry news

    DCNS India set up a dedicated localisation programme as part of the transfer of technology (ToT) agreement with Indian naval shipbuilder Mazagon Dock Limited (MDL) to build six DCNS-designed Scorpene submarines under the P75 contract. On February 6, DCNS India received the prestigious ‘Excellence in Indigenous Technology’ award at Aerospace and Defence Awards 2013 organised […]

  • 23 March 2012
    Industry news

      DCNS, a world leader in naval defence, signed through DCNS India a contract with SEC Industries worth Rs 310-cr (approximately €50 million) for the local manufcture of equipment for the P75 Scorpene submarines*. DCNS India** signed a contract with SEC Industries for the manufacture of equipment (hull hatches, cofferdam doors, knuckle hoses, ballast vent […]

  • 24 August 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    A massive leak of documents containing top-secret technical details of the Indian Navy’s Scorpene-class submarines has hit the French defense company DCNS which is set to build new Australian submarines. The documents, first revealed by The Australian, contain 22,400 pages and detail secret combat capabilities of the six Indian Navy submarines designed by DCNS. The Indian […]

  • 31 January 2014
    Industry news

    DCNS has delivered the multimission frigate Mohammed VI to the Royal Navy of Morocco without delay.   His Excellency Prince Moulay Rachid El Alaoui, brother of the King of Morocco, Jean-Yves Le Drian, the French Minister of Defence and Patrick Boissier, Chairman & CEO of DCNS attended the handover ceremony. The frigate Mohammed VI is […]

  • 26 June 2015
    Authorities

    Egyptian Navy has received its new FREMM frigate Tahya Misr on June 23, in a transfer ceremony that marks a major step for the continuation of the crew training and sea trials. The ceremony took place in presence of General Sedki Sobhy, the Ministry of Defense of the Arab Republic of Egypt, Jean-Yves Le Drian, the French Ministry of […]

  • 12 June 2012
    Industry news

    DCNS and Pipavav have decided to establish a strategic partnership for bringing DCNS technologies, methods and skills into Pipavav, India’s first and largest integrated defence company. The focus of the teaming is to build the highest state of the art strategic assets including modern warships for the Indian Navy and Coast Guard. Speaking on the […]

  • 13 December 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    French shipbuilder DCNS hosted an industry day together with other French companies and officials in Oslo advocating a strengthening of industrial cooperation between the two countries ahead Norway’s decision on who would be building its next generation of submarines. The Norwegian Ministry of Defence announced in April 2016 that DCNS was shortlisted as one of […]

  • 21 June 2016
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Heads of French companies DCNS and ONERA signed a framework agreement for joint R&D projects in the naval and maritime domains, weapon systems included. The research and development agreement was signed by Hervé Guillou, Chairman and CEO of DCNS, and Bruno Sainjon, Chairman and CEO of ONERA on June 20, at DCNS’s headquarters in Paris, France. After several collaborations […]

  • 2 April 2012
    Industry news

    DCNS delivered the fourth-of-class fast patrol boat (FPB) P964-Glimt to the Royal Norwegian Navy. The six-boat Skjold program is led by a consortium comprising DCNS and two Norwegian contractors with DCNS acting as the combat system design authority and co-supplier. The Norwegian authorities entrusted the Skjold program to a consortium of three contractors with DCNS […]

  • 6 June 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    French shipbuilder DCNS has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Australian manufacturer of advanced composite technologies Quickstep as a first step for cooperation in the field of components and assemblies for Australia’s Future submarines. The MoU was signed in Canberra by Marie-Pierre de Bailliencourt, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, DCNS Group, and David Marino, Chief Executive Officer and […]

  • 25 November 2016
    Industry news

    Australian companies, R&D and educational institutions gathered in Adelaide, November 24, to hear from representatives of the future submarine enterprise in regards to opportunities available in the Australian Navy submarine program. The event was a joint briefing between the Commonwealth of Australia, DCNS and Lockheed Martin (as the combat systems integrator). “DCNS’s vision is to […]

  • 16 May 2013
    Research & Development

    PIRIOU and DCNS announced the establishment of KERSHIP, a joint company for building ships to civil standards intended for implementation of State action at sea. This project forms part of the respective growth strategies of the two stakeholders, broadening their access to markets. Held jointly by PIRIOU (55%) and DCNS (45%) , KERSHIP is a […]

  • 6 July 2011
    Equipment & technology

      On the 30th of June 2011, DCNS delivered the third-of-class fast patrol boat P963-Steil, to the Royal Norwegian Navy. The six-boat Skjold programme is led by a consortium comprising DCNS and two Norwegian contractors with DCNS acting as the combat system design authority and co-supplier. The Norwegian authorities entrusted the Skjold programme to a […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Authorities

    DCNS released a video of the French Navy’s new FREMM multi-mission frigate Provence. The vessel joined the Navy’s fleet on June 12 in Brest. It is the second in a series of vessels ordered by OCCAR. The delivery of the FREMM Provence marks the culmination in the ramping up of SETIS®, the latest-generation combat system developed […]

  • 3 October 2012
    Industry news

    VT Halter Marine, Inc. (VT Halter Marine), a subsidiary of VT Systems, Inc. (VT Systems), yesterday announced its partnership agreement with DCNS to submit a proposal to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for the design and construction of the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Offshore Patrol Cutter (OPC). VT Halter Marine will be the prime […]

  • 17 March 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    French naval defence company DCNS on March 16 delivered the FREMM frigate Languedoc to the French Navy. Languedoc is the fifth FREMM frigate to be built by DCNS and the third intended for the French Navy. The ship was officially accepted by OCCAR (Organisation for Joint Armament Cooperation), an international organisation for the through-life management of cooperative defence […]

  • 17 February 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    DCNS signed a contract with the Ministry of Defence of the Arab Republic of Egypt for the supply of a FREMM multi-mission frigate on Monday, 16 February. This agreement strengthens the strategic relations initiated by DCNS last July with the signing of a contract to supply four Gowind® 2500 corvettes. The frigate, the current Normandie, […]

  • 15 July 2015
    Authorities, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    DCNS will propose the world’s most advanced conventionally powered submarine – named the Shortfin Barracuda Block 1A – as its pre-concept design for Australia’s future submarine Competitive Evaluation Process (CEP). The submarine takes its name from the Shortfin Barracuda, an indigenous species of the Barracuda found in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. DCNS has developed the […]

  • 23 October 2014
    Authorities

    DCNS, a company with an interest in naval defence and energy, is attending this year’s EURONAVAL show. During the 24th edition of the exhibition, to be held from 27 to 31 October 2014 at the Paris-Le Bourget, DCNS will unveil its ships, submarines and naval integrated systems. The Group will be showing its products, innovations, concepts and […]

  • 10 March 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    French shipbuilder DCNS opened a new office in Bogota, Colombia, hoping to bolster its chances in securing work on the Colombian Navy’s Plataforma Estratégica de Superficie (PES) frigate acquisition programme. Under the programme, Colombia plans to acquire four frigates to replace the existing Almirante Padilla-class vessels, which are expected to be decommissioned in 2024. Olivier Michel, DCNS […]

  • 4 August 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    The completion of the last raft-mounted gearbox for the Indian anti-submarine corvettes marks the successful culmination of the transfer of technology process.   At the end of May 2014, the teams of DCNS and its Indian industrial partner Walchandnagar Industries Limited (WIL) wrote the final page of the P28 adventure that began in 2006. The […]

  • 1 December 2011
    Industry news

    FREMM frigate Aquitaine berthed at DCNS’s Lorient shipyard on Friday 25 November after three weeks of successful sea trials, during which DCNS teams pursued integration and testing of the combat system under the supervision of the French defence procurement agency (DGA). The ship is to be delivered to the French Navy in the third quarter […]

  • 24 November 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The French Navy has awarded DCNS a through-life support contract for the four Triomphant-class ballistic nuclear submarines based in Brest. This new contract is awarded for a total duration of almost nine years. It represents a direct follow-on to the previous SSBN routine maintenance contracts. According to the French defense contractor DCNS, this contract, which […]

  • 2 October 2015
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The first block of Egyptian Navy’s future GOWIND 2500 Corvette has been put together at DCNS Lorient, September 30. According to DCNS, the first block of the Gowind 2500 corvette has been positioned marking the start of the assembly process of the corvette’s hull. The construction phase of the corvette began on April 15, 2015, and is […]

  • 12 May 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    During his official visit to France, Brazilian Defence Minister, Jaques Wagner, visited the DCNS Cherbourg site on the 11th of May 2015 to see for himself the installations of one of the major French industries presently working on Brazilian defence contracts. After being welcomed by Hervé Guillou, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of DCNS, Jaques Wagner visited the […]

  • 23 March 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The first of four Egyptian Navy’s Gowind 2500 corvettes, ENS El-Fateh, started its sea trials on March 13, French shipbuilder DCNS announced. DCNS also released a video showing the corvette leaving the shipyard in Lorient to start its trials. According to French news site Mer et Marine, the vessel was supposed to return from sea […]

  • 29 November 2012
    Industry news

    DCNS and PIRIOU have entered into exclusive negotiations to set up a joint venture specialising in maritime security ships built to civilian shipbuilding standards. The project is part of both companiesʼ growth strategies and will expand their accessible markets. DCNS and PIRIOU aim to leverage their complementary commercial and industrial skill sets to create a […]

  • 22 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    FREMM Tahya Misr has just departed DCNS’ yard in Brest, France, on a journey to its owner in Alexandria, Egypt. This strategic partnership strengthens the ties between DCNS and Egypt. The Company conducted a transfer ceremony of the frigate to the Egyptian Navy on June 23. Image: DCNS