Naval Group Delivers Final OPV for the Argentine Navy

The fourth and last Argentine offshore patrol boat type OPV 87, the A.R.A. Contraalmirante Cordero, was delivered today to the Argentine Navy by teams from Naval Group and Kership, a joint subsidiary of Piriou and Naval Group. The ceremony of handing over and taking command of the last ship in the series marks the completion of a successful program. The…

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Naval Group Helps Argentina Plan for OPV Maintenance

We held a meeting with representatives of the French company Naval Group and authorities of the Argentine Navy with the purpose of advancing in training for the maintenance of the four ocean patrol boats acquired from France with the same system used in the French Navy. During the meeting, the president of Tandanor Miguel Tudino said: “We appreciate that you…

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Naval Group Announces Greek FTI Frigate Program

Athens, March 24, 2022 – Greece launches its program of three defense and intervention frigates (FDI HN) with Naval Group Naval Group is proud, alongside its French industrial partners, Dassault, MBDA Thales, to contribute to this new chapter of the strategic alliance and Greece France. The implementation of the FDI HN program makes it possible to support the development of…

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Naval Group and PT PAL Strengthen Their Cooperation

On February 10h 2022, Pierre Eric Pommellet, Naval Group’s Chief Executive Officer and Dr Kaharuddin Djenod, PT PAL’s Chief Executive Officer signed a Memorandum of Understanding in presence of General Prabowo Subianto, Indonesian Minister of Defence and Florence Parly, French Minister of the Armed Forces. Naval Group and PT Pal signed a Memorandum of Understanding seeking to leverage the capabilities…

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Fincantieri and Naval Group Affirm Naviris MMPC Program

Genoa/Paris/Rome/Madrid, December 13, 2021- Fincantieri, Naval Group, with their joint-venture Naviris, and Navantia boost their cooperation for the Modular Multirole Patrol Corvette (MMPC) program and reaffirm their will to work together in order to develop the first common naval capability in Europe. In this context, a consortium led by Fincantieri, Naval Group and Navantia and coordinated by Naviris submitted on…

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Naval Group to Design Future French Navy OPVs

The General Directorate of Armaments (DGA) notified Naval Group on October 5, 2021 of the contract relating to the preliminary and detailed design of the Oceanic Patroller (PO) program. This notification follows on from the signing of the framework agreement carried by the DGA on October 23, 2020 for the study, development, construction and maintenance in initial operational condition of…

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Greece Signs MOU With Naval Group & MBDA for Three FDI Frigates

Nikólaos Panayotópoulos, Greek Minister of Defense, Pierre Eric Pommellet, Chairman and CEO of Naval Group and Eric Béranger, Chairman and CEO of MBDA signed a Memorandum of Understanding on September 28 to open negotiations to provide the Hellenic Navy with three HN Defense and Intervention (FDI) frigates and their equipment as well as an optional additional frigate. The FDI frigates…

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Scrapping Commences for Retired SSBN Le Tonnant

After transferring for their final “odyssey” the hulls of the ex-SNLE Le Tonnant on September 11, 2018 and L’Indomptable on March 9, 2020, the port resources department of the Cherbourg naval base proceeded to the entry and grounding maneuver of the Foudroyant in form 5 of Naval Group, on Thursday, September 9, 2021. Its deconstruction entrusted to this industrialist by…

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