ADF Responds to ANAO Report

January 15, 2020 – Australia is fully committed to working with France and Naval Group to deliver the Attack Class Submarine fleet, which remains a strategically vital capability for our Defence Force into the future. The ANAO has previously reported that Defence effectively designed and implemented the process to select an international partner for the Attack Class Submarine Program (ANAO…

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Naviris, the JV between Fincantieri and Naval Group is now fully operational

January 14, 2020 – The first board meeting of Naviris, the joint venture between Fincantieri and Naval Group, took place. This partnership cements the shared desire of the two companies to build a future of excellence for the shipbuilding industry and Navies. The Alliance is the natural evolution of the historical partnership already existing between two world leaders. With more than twenty…

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Subcontract signed for the Attack class submarine weapon discharge system

November 23, 2019 – Naval Group has signed a subcontract with Babcock International Group PLC for the design of the weapon discharge system for the Attack class submarines. The development of the weapon discharge system is critical to the overall design of the Attack class submarine. Its purpose is to launch the submarine main weapons, including torpedoes and anti-ship missiles.…

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Naval Group & Fincantieri Joint Venture Named NAVIRIS

October 30, 2019 – Following the announcement made on 14 June 2019, when the operational terms for the incorporation of a 50/50 owned joint venture between Naval Group and Fincantieri were settled out, today the two companies announced the name of the new company: NAVIRIS, which recalls a robust partnership that guarantees a higher quality know-how, projected to an international…

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Naval Group Begins Construction of First FTI Frigate Admiral Ronarc’h

October 24, 2019 (Google Translation) – The cutting of the first sheet of the defense and intervention frigate (FDI) took place on the Naval Group site in Lorient. The ceremony was attended by the Minister of the Armed Forces, Florence Parly, the General Delegate for Armament, Joel Barre, the Chief of Staff of the Navy, Admiral Prazuck, his Greek counterpart,…

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Signature of MoU between Naval Group Pacific and MacTaggart Scott

October 14, 2019 – Naval Group and MacTaggart Scott Australia (MTSA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding during PACIFIC 2019 in the frame of Naval Group Pacific countermeasures projects in Australia. Naval Group and MacTaggart Scott Australia are proud to have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) during the Pacific Maritime Exposition 2019. MacTaggart Scott, a first class industry player in…

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Naval Group Pacific and Flinders University Announce Partnership

October 10, 2019 – New applications of advanced technologies in the shipyard will be the focus of a major partnership between Naval Group and Flinders University in Adelaide. In support of Naval Group’s Digital Shipyard vision, Flinders will conduct a range of research trials including applications of mobile machining robots and exoskeleton technologies, providing assistive manufacturing capabilities in shipbuilding for…

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Commissioning of INS Khanderi

September 30, 2019 – On 28 September 2019, INS Khanderi, the second of P75 Kalvari-class submarine, was commissioned by the hands of Honourable Defence Minister Shri Rajnath Singh in presence of Union Minister of State for Defence Shri Shripad Naik, Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Shri Arvind Sawant, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Karambir Singh, CMD MDL Commodore…

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France and Australia Consolidate Their Alliance With the Launch of Suffren

July 24, 2019 – Delegations and representatives from friendly States met in Cherbourg on July 12 at the launching ceremony of Suffren, first of class new-generation nuclear attack submarine in the Barracuda family. Linda Reynolds, the Minister for Defence of the Commonwealth of Australia, was the guest of the French President, Emmanuel Macron, and came on a two-day visit that…

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Naval Group Launches First Barracuda Class SSN

July 12, 2019 (Google Translation) – On July 12 2019, during a ceremony presided over by the President of the French Republic Emmanuel Macron, Naval Group launched the Suffren, the first of six nuclear submarines of the latest generation in Cherbourg. This event is a key step for the Barracuda program for the benefit of the French Navy. Hervé Guillou, Chairman and…

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Minister for the Armed Forces Florence Parly Attends FS Normandie Delivery

June 26, 2019 (Google Translation) – Naval Group is extremely honored to host the French Minister for the Armed Forces, Florence Parly. This celebration marks not only the end of work on the six multi-mission frigates, but also the beginning of the manufacturing of the FREMM frigates with reinforced air defence capabilities and of the Defence and Intervention Frigate (FDI),…

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Belgium Naval & Robotics Awarded MCM Construction Contract

May 22, 2019 – Today, the Belgium Naval & Robotics consortium, composed of Naval Group and ECA Group, was awarded the contract to supply twelve mine-hunting vessels to the Belgian and Dutch navies. Equipped with around 100 drones, constituting approximately ten drone systems (toolboxes), six ships are destined for the Belgian Navy, while the other six will be delivered to the…

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