Program Management Plan achieved by the FSAF-PAAMS

February 22, 2019 (Google Translation) – Positive completion of the System Preliminary Design Review (PDR) for SAMP/T B1 NT, a key milestone to freeze the technical specification of a number of the elements of SAMP/T including the Firing Control Unit (FCU), Ground launcher system and new Aster B1NT munition. As a system of systems, the PDRs for the Aster 30 B1NT (already started), launcher and FCU will follow up to spring 2019. SAMP/T B1NT is intended to increase the capabilities of the system and prepare the mid-life upgrade of French…

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Four AORs Ordered From Naval Group

January 30, 2019 (Google Translation) – The temporary consortium formed by Chantiers de l’Atlantique and Naval Group has been notified of an order for four Logistic Support Ships (LSS) and of their first six years of operational maintenance. This order for the French Navy is part of the Franco-Italian LSS Program led by OCCAr*, the international Organisation for Joint Armament Co-operation, on behalf of DGA, the French Defence Procurement Agency, and of its Italian counterpart NAVARM. The delivery of these ships will take place between the end of 2022 and…

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France Places Order for Four Fincantieri AORs

January 30, 2019 (Google Translation) – On behalf of the French Defence procurement agency “Direction Générale de l’Armement” (DGA), OCCAR placed on January 30th a new Logistic Support Ship (LSS) contract for 1.7 b€ (VAT incl.). In accordance with the French Defence planning law 2019-2025, this contract will enable the French Navy to progressively phase out the current logistic fleet and commission 4 brand new vessels, the first two of which shall be delivered by 2025. The LSSs will be modern and highly effective double-hulled ships, which will comply with…

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ITS Antonio Marceglia Launching

Google Translation “Defense and industry work together for the country” so the Minister of Defense Roberta Pinotti at the launching ceremony of the frigate “Antonio Marceglia” took place this morning. “Ship Marceglia is the example of the excellent industrial integration crucial for a common European policy. A new step has been made toward the Navy of the future Military, thanks to the extraordinary skills of our yards and ingenuity of the designers, the result of strong collaboration between industry and defense. ” So the Minister Pinotti this morning, during the…

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