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  • 1 August 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    French shipbuilder Naval Group (former DCNS) has appointed a new executive director to work with the Commonwealth of Australia on the Australian Future Submarine program. Jean-Michel Billig, the Australia executive director joined Naval Group in May 2017 as special advisor to Hervé Guillou, President and CEO. The Australian federal government has selected Naval Group as its […]

  • 28 June 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    French state-owned shipbuilder DCNS announced on Wednesday it was changing its name to Naval Group, for better “exposure and credibility in international markets”. “The creation of a strong, unifying brand, that embodies both our heritage and our expertise will enable us to meet two major objectives: continue to attract and retain the best and brightest talent […]

  • 14 January 2020
    Industry news

    Naviris, a joint venture between Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri and French defense contractor Naval Group, is now fully operational following the first board meeting held on January 13, 2020. The JV is said to pave the way to the consolidation of European naval defense in response to the increasing pressure of worldwide competitors. With the head […]

  • 17 February 2020
    Industry news, Vessels

    French shipbuilder Naval Group has unveiled its long-term cooperation plan developed to support the acquisition program of two FDI frigates — [email protected] class — for the Hellenic Navy. The group’s industrial and academic cooperation plan with Greece was presented during an event at the French Embassy on February 13, 2020. During the event, Naval Group […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 March 2018
    Equipment & technology, Industry news, Vessels

    French shipbuilder Naval Group recently announced the selection of first equipment suppliers for the five future intermediate-size frigates (FTI) to be built for the Marine Nationale. As part of the framework construction contract awarded to Naval Group by the French Defence Procurement Agency in April 2017, the company started a process of selecting the program’s […]

  • 14 December 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    French shipbuilder Naval Group has released first expressions of interest (EOIs) and requests for information (RFIs) for major equipment and common technologies on the Royal Australian Navy’s Future Submarine program. “We are seeking Australian companies to take part in the largest defense acquisition project in Australia’s history, a project that will span 50 years,” said […]

  • 28 September 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Whether Europe sees the creation of a “naval Airbus” will be known by June 2018. That is the date by which French and Italian shipbuilding giants Naval Group and Fincantieri are to define “a roadmap detailing the principles of the future alliance”. The announcement of the possible merger was made in Lyon, France, by French president […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 October 2018
    Equipment & technology

    French defense technology company Naval Group has unveiled a new Li-ion batteries system which will provide its conventional submarines with improved operational capabilities, as well as an optimized immersion period and reloading time. The system was developed in close technical partnership with the French Defence Procurement Agency (DGA) and in close cooperation between Saft, CEA […]

  • 19 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    On September 11, the Standing NATO Mine Counter-Measures Group 2 (SNMCMG2) continued sailing the Mediterranean after a short port visit in Casablanca.   SNMCMG2 is currently composed of the flagship Italian frigate ITS Aviere, command and logistical support ship Godetia (Belgium), minehunters Evropi (Greece), Duero (Spain), Grimsby (UK), Homburg (Germany) and Erdek (Turkey). The Second Italian Naval […]

  • 19 December 2019
    Equipment & technology

    French shipbuilder Naval Group and South Australia-based Airspeed, a specialist of composites manufacturing, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to respond to the design competition launched by Lockheed Martin Australia for the masts of the Royal Australian Navy’s Attack-class submarines. Under the Future Submarine Program, a total of twelve units will be built, with […]

  • 18 May 2018
    Industry news

    Naval Group Australia on May 18 announced that its board of directors appointed John Davis as the chief executive officer (CEO) and Future Submarine program director. According to Naval Group, the appointment will become effective 1 July 2018. John Davis will be in charge of the delivering a fleet of 12 new submarines to the […]

  • 16 December 2019
    Equipment & technology

    French shipbuilder Naval Group has signed nine different memoranda of understanding (MoU) with Australian companies to manufacture its countermeasure solutions for the Royal Australian Navy in Australia. As informed, Naval Group Pacific is proposing a breakthrough in anti-torpedo countermeasures for Australia’s submarine and surface ship programs with CANTO, the latest countermeasure generation based on Dilution/Confusion […]

  • 25 February 2019
    Authorities, Industry news

    Naval Group Australia, the prime contractor for the Australian Attack-class submarine construction, has entered into a framework agreement with ASC for cooperation on the AU$50 billion project. The agreement details the terms and conditions through which Naval Group Australia and the government-owned ASC will collaborate through separate commercial arrangements for the provision of supplies and […]

  • 22 November 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    The French Navy has received a new visual defense simulator (Simdav) at its base in Brest, the system manufacturer Naval Group announced on November 22. Brest is the second base to receive the Simdav after Toulon received one at the end of 2016. Both deliveries are part of a 5-year modernisation and through-life support contract awarded by the French […]

  • 26 October 2018
    Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Vessels

    French shipbuilder and submarine specialists has unveiled a new submarine concept at the Euronaval show in Paris with which it prepares for future imagined threats, needs and constraints. The concept is a digital submarine adapted to the future generations. SMX 31 builds on the SMX 30 (introduced by the company in 2016) which displaced 3,000 […]

  • 2 February 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    French shipbuilder Naval Group on February 1 launched the French Navy’s sixth FREMM frigate ‘Normandie’. The shipbuilder floated out its overall eight FREMM vessel 12 months after the start of hull assembly in the building dock on the Lorient site. This launch brought the company a step closer to the milestone of delivering six anti-submarine […]

  • 28 October 2014

    Italian Navy’s ITS San Giorgio, after a previous experience from past March to July, resumes her role of flagship for the 29th Naval Group, commanded by Rear Admiral Mario Culcasi, thus taking over ITS San Giusto and providing active support to patrol activities in the Mediterranean. The unit, commanded by Captain Antonino Lo Duca, has […]

  • 18 February 2019
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Saudi Arabian state-owned defense company Saudi Arabian Military Industries (SAMI) has entered into an agreement with French shipbuilder Naval Group for cooperation in the construction of naval vessels. The two sides would work together on building a range of warships, including frigates and corvettes, SAMI announced at the IDEX military exhibition in Abu Dhabi, according to […]

  • 28 February 2020
    Authorities, Industry news

    France and Italy have signed an intergovernmental agreement reaffirming their support to Naviris, a joint venture between Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri and French defense contractor Naval Group. Signed on February 27, the agreement makes the long term alliance launched by these two industrial groups fully operational. “We welcome this intergovernmental agreement, which reinforces our joint-venture Naviris,” […]

  • 15 March 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    Belgium has chosen a consortium led by France’s Naval Group for the construction of 12 new minehunters for the navies of Belgium and the Netherlands. Belgium Naval & Robotics, as the consortium made up of Naval Group and ECA Robotics is named, will build the minehunters and their drone systems under a ten-year contract worth […]

  • 5 April 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    Steel makers Bisalloy and BlueScope have inked a new contract with Naval Group Australia to produce up to 250 tons of specialized steel. As informed, the steel produced will be tested to determine whether it meets the specification for the pressure hull of the Royal Australian Navy’s new Future Submarines, which is an essential safety […]

  • 24 October 2018
    Authorities, Industry news

    Italy’s Fincantieri and French Naval Group have outlined plans for a possible future joint venture at the Euronaval conference taking place in Paris, France. The latest agreement is the result of a year’s work during which the two sides looked at ways of creating “a more efficient and competitive” European shipbuilding industry and to reinforce […]

  • 30 August 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Naval Group, the French shipbuilder picked to build Australia’s 12 new submarines has marked the official opening of its new Australian headquarters and has started master planning studies for the design and build of the Future Submarine construction yard in Adelaide. The new Naval Group office in Keswick, Adelaide was officially opened by Australian minister […]

  • 13 November 2018
    Industry news

    French shipbuilder Naval Group has established a Dutch subsidiary, Naval Group Netherlands, in a bid to secure a role in the Royal Netherlands Navy’s Walrus-class submarine and Tripartite-class mine countermeasures ship replacement programs. Led by Mark van Rooij, Naval Group Netherlands will serve the group’s commitment to establish long-term industrial activities. “Naval Group’s new subsidiary, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 February 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    French shipbuilder Naval Group on Thursday announced it is starting work on the Argentine Navy offshore patrol vessels (OPV), thereby officially confirming the four-ship contract with the South American country. As outlined by the shipbuilder, the first patrol boat to be delivered will be the L’Adroit which Naval Group developed and built with its own […]

  • 12 January 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The French defense procurement agency DGA (Direction générale de l’armement) has awarded the Naval Group and Airbus Helicopters consortium a contract to develop a rotary wing unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) demonstrator for the French Navy. According to a Naval Group announcement, the contract covers de-risking studies ahead of constructing a future tactical helicopter drone demonstrator. The […]