Naval Group at SITDEF 2019

May 13, 2019 – Naval Group is a world leader in naval defence and has been the main provider and partner of the French Navy for over four centuries. Naval Group is one of the rare players in the naval industry to have the capacity to design, build, service and upgrade surface combatants as well as submarines, but also naval infrastructures and naval bases. It is one of the few manufacturers in the world to design a ship as a whole, including the platform, the combat system and the integration…

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Launch of Fourth Scorpene Class Submarine

May 6, 2019 – Vela, the fourth Scorpene class submarine being constructed by Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited for the Indian Navy, was launched today, on 06 May 2019, by Mrs Veena Ajay Kumar, wife of Dr Ajay Kumar, IAS, Secretary Defence Production, who was the Chief Guest on the occasion. VAdm AK Saxena, CWP&A was also present during the launching ceremony. This event reaffirms the steps taken by Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Ltd (MDL) in the ongoing ‘Make In India’ programme, which is being actively implemented by the Department of Defence…

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Launching Ceremony of Submarine Riachuelo

December 14, 2018 (Google Translation) – On December 14, 2018, the Brazilian Navy launches the submarine “Riachuelo” to the sea, the first in a series of four conventional and one nuclear-powered submarines that are being built by the Submarine Development Program (PROSUB). The ceremony will be attended by the President of the Republic. The milestone of this new PROSUB phase will take place in the Itaguaí Naval Complex, when the “Riachuelo” will be ready to start the port tests, in which the watertightness, buoyancy and balance. After all the tests,…

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Naval Group showcases its latest innovations at EDEX 2018 in Cairo

December 3, 2018 (Google Translation) – On December 3rd 2018, Naval Group will attend the first edition of Egypt Defense Exhibition (EDEX). It is an opportunity to highlight the industrial achievements and the strength of the strategic partnership between Naval Group and Egypt. Visitors may discover Naval Group’s latest innovation on booth N° 1870. A long-lasting partnership between Egypt and France Naval Group has a long-term partnership with the Egyptian authorities and industry. This strategic alliance is central in the maintenance and the modernization of the Egyptian fleet and participates…

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Third Scorpene submarine ‘Karanj’ Launched at Mazagon Docks

The third Scorpene class submarine constructed by Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited for the Indian Navy, was launched today, 31 January 2018 by Mrs Reena Lanba, President Navy Wives Welfare Association after the recitation of Sanskrit shlokas from the Atharva Veda and traditional ceremonies associated with the launch of naval platforms. She also named this submarine as ‘Karanj’ and wished her good fortune. Admiral Sunil Lanba, Chief of the Naval Staff was the chief guest on the occasion. VAdm Girish Luthra, FOC-in-C, Western Naval Command and VAdm D M Deshpande, Controller…

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PM to dedicate naval submarine INS Kalvari to the nation tomorrow

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, will dedicate to the nation, the naval submarine INS Kalvari, at Mumbai on Thursday. The INS Kalvari is a diesel-electric attack submarine that has been built for the Indian Navy by the Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited. It is the first of six such submarines that will be inducted into the Indian Navy, and represents a significant success for the “Make in India” initiative. The project has been undertaken with French collaboration. The Prime Minister will dedicate the submarine at the Naval Dockyard, in the…

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