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  • 10 November 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The United Arab Emirates Navy has ordered two Gowind corvettes from French shipbuilder Naval Group, French president Emmanuel Macron announced during a press conference in Dubai. Macron’s confirmation comes days after media reports emerged indicating UAE Navy’s interest in the vessels which are turning out to be an export success for the French shipbuilder. In […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 July 2011
    Industry news

      The Gowind offshore patrol boat L’Adroit began its first sea trials on Wednesday 27 July for DCNS to validate the seakeeping and other nautical qualities of the vessel. These initial sea trials mark the beginning of the next phase of the ambitious Gowind OPV programme, which spearheads DCNS’s efforts to win a larger share […]

  • 18 May 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Egyptian Navy’s fourth Gowind 2500 corvette, ENS Luxor (986) has been launched at the Alexandria shipyard (ASY). Luxor is the fourth unit in the class and the third ship to be built locally in Egypt as part of an industrial cooperation between Egypt and French shipbuilder Naval Group. Congratulation to our partner ASY for […]

  • 21 April 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    DCNS started cutting metal for the very first GOWIND® 2500 corvette under construction in Lorient, in the presence of high representatives of the Egyptian Navy. This vessel is the first of a series of four units that will be delivered to Egypt before 2019. The cutting of the first metal sheets for the first GOWIND® […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 June 2011
    Industry news

      DCNS named Gowind offshore patrol vessel L’Adroit at a ceremony that gathered more than 500 potential customers, partners, co-suppliers and employees. The L’Adroit programme spearheads DCNS’s ambitious efforts to win a larger share of the growing markets for small- and medium-displacement surface ships. Gowind OPV L’Adroit was designed and built by DCNS for maritime […]

  • 5 September 2012

    From 5-7 September, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, DCNS will participate in DEFSEC Atlantic international trade show. DCNS is a world leader in naval defence and an innovative player in energy. As a prime contractor, shipbuilder and systems integrator, DCNS combines resources and expertise spanning the naval defence value chain and entire system lifecycles. DCNS delivers […]

  • 19 April 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Egyptian Alexandria Shipyard has started construction of the first of three Gowind 2500 corvettes to be built in Egypt. First metal was cut on April 16 in the presence of high representatives of the Egyptian Navy and of DCNS technical assistance and management teams. Under a contract signed with French DCNS, the Egyptian Navy has acquired four […]

  • 11 June 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    French shipbuilder Naval Group has concluded negotiations for the construction of two Gowind corvettes for the United Arab Emirates Navy. The deal is estimated to be worth around €750 million (US $850 million) and has options for an additional two units in the class. The contract signing was first reported by Intelligence Online and subsequently […]

  • 6 September 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Port Said, the first warship built in Egypt, has been launched in Alexandria. The launching ceremony took place at Alexandria Shipyard on September 6, French shipbuilder Naval Group informed. Today in Alexandria, the launching ceremony of the Port-Said took place. This state of the art #Gowind® 2500 Corvette is the first #warship built in #Egypt. […]

  • 4 July 2019

    The Romanian authorities have selected French Naval Group and its Romanian partner Santierul Naval Constanta (SNC) for the program to build four new Gowind multi-mission corvettes. In addition, Naval Group and SNC will modernize the T22 frigates and create a maintenance center and a training center. The ships will be built in Romania under a […]

  • 21 October 2011
    Industry news

    Less than two years after construction began, the Gowind offshore patrol vessel L’Adroit, an innovative maritime safety & security platform, has been made available to the French Navy. Built by DCNS under a self-funded programme, the ship incorporates a number of major technological innovations and will now have a chance to demonstrate its operational value […]

  • 15 March 2011
    Equipment & technology

      DCNS has completed the hull of the first Gowind offshore patrol vessel on schedule. The forward and aft halves were mated late last week at… (defense-aerospace) [mappress] Source: defense-aerospace, March 15, 2011;

  • 17 June 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Cathelco are providing hull corrosion protection systems for four corvettes which are being supplied to the Egyptian Navy by DCNS, the leading French defence contractors. The first of the Gowind 2500 corvettes will be built at DCNS Lorient, but the three others will be constructed in Alexandria with training and technical support provided by DCNS […]

  • 22 September 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    French shipbuilder Naval Group (formerly known as DCNS) delivered the first Gowind 2500 corvette to the Egyptian Navy on Friday, September 22. The ceremony took place in Lorient in the presence of Admiral Ahmed Khaled, commander in chief of the Egyptian Navy, Hervé Guillou, president and CEO of Naval Group and senior officials of the […]

  • 10 August 2017

    French Navy Gowind-class patrol vessel FS L’Adroit has concluded a month-long deployment to the Mediterranean Sea where it helped tackle the migrant crisis off the coast of Libya under the EU-led operation Sophia.  FS L’Adroit provided support to the operation, contributing to deter the illegal trafficking of arms, to gather relevant information about the smuggler’s […]

  • 8 September 2011
    Industry news

      DCNS and KND have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the promotion, construction and sale of offshore patrol vessels ( OPV s) in South Africa. The Gowind OPV leverages the most innovative technologies to ensure the success of maritime safety & security (MSS) and counterpiracy missions. DCNS and KND have signed a partnership […]

  • 5 December 2018
    Authorities, Industry news

    French shipbuilder Naval Group officially opened Alexandria Naval for Maintenance and Industry, its Egyptian subsidiary which will be responsible for the maintenance of Egyptian Navy vessels built and delivered by Naval Group. “The strategic alliance between Naval Group and Egypt contributes actively to the international rise of the Egyptian Navy while contributing to its modernization […]

  • 6 July 2012
    Industry news, Training & Education

    Gowind® offshore patrol vessel L’Adroit returned to her homeport of Toulon on 29 June 2012 after a two-month mission in the Mediterranean. DCNS has made the ship available to the French Navy for three years. The client Navies, in turn, is using the ship primarily for government missions at sea. During this fisheries protection and […]

  • 26 April 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    HMS Prince of Wales’ Bridge Ready for First Sea Voyage The most iconic section of the second Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carrier has been loaded out of its dock hall in Glasgow ahead of its first sea voyage to Rosyth. VolkerStevin to Prepare HMNB Portsmouth for New Aircraft Carriers VolkerStevin has been awarded a £34m […]

  • 26 June 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    OSI Maritime Systems (OSI) has signed a Letter of Award with Boustead Naval Shipyard (BNS), Malaysia. Under the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) program, BNS will build six Gowind-class corvettes for the Royal Malaysian Navy. Under the terms of this agreement, OSI will deliver six Integrated Navigation and Tactical Systems (INTS); included are the company’s world […]

  • 3 September 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    DCNS, a world leader in naval defence and an innovator in the energy sector, is exhibiting at MSPO Exhibition taking place in Poland from 2nd to 5th of September 2013. As a naval prime contractor, systems integrator and shipbuilder, DCNS combines resources and expertise spanning the naval defence value chain and entire system lifecycles. DCNS […]

  • 4 December 2018
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Egyptian Navy has signed an in-service support agreement with Naval Group for the upkeep of Egyptian Navy vessels delivered by the French shipbuilder. The agreement was announced on December 3 at the Egypt Defense and Security Exhibition (EDEX) and lays ground to the contract framing the maintenance activity related to Naval Group’s vessels sold to […]

  • 17 May 2018

    Romanian Constanţa Shipyard (SNC) and French Naval Group have partnered up on four corvettes to be built for the Romanian Navy.  On April 20th, 2018, the duo inked an “exclusive partnership” to deliver four Gowind 2500 newbuilds. As informed, the partnership agreement follows the memorandum of understanding signed between the two companies in November 2017. Should […]

  • 18 December 2017
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The Royal Malaysian Navy held a keel-laying ceremony for its third Gowind-based littoral combat ship on December 18. The ceremony which took place at the Boustead Naval Shipyard marks the official start of construction works. The vessel is named KD Raja Mahadi and will bear pennant number 2503. Also referred to as Second Generation Patrol […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    DCNS, a company involved in the European and world markets for value-added naval defence systems, is exhibiting at the Exponaval Exhibition in Valparaiso, Chile, December 2-5, 2014. DCNS combines resources and expertise spanning the naval defence value chain and entire system lifecycles. The company delivers innovative solutions from integrated warships to strategic systems, equipment, services and new […]

  • 23 November 2011
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The OPV Gowind L’Adroit is intrinsically a powerful means of dissuasion and action to ensure maritime security. The L’Adroit can be equipped with lethal and non lethal guns and other weapons, all true assets when used at the right time and place. The French Navy equipped the L’Adroit with a 20 mm gun hosted on […]

  • 18 April 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    The Royal Malaysian Navy has awarded Norwegian defense contractor Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace a EUR124 million (approx. USD$153.2m) contract for the delivery of Naval Strike Missile (NSM) systems for its new littoral combat ships. Boustead Naval Shipyard Sdn Bhd is building the ships based on Naval Group’s Gowind-class design. The six littoral combat ships (also referred to […]