First Steel Cut for French AOR Jacques Stosskopf

The steel cutting of the bow section for the 2nd FLOTLOG type logistic support units LSS (Logistic Support Ship) ordered by Chantiers de l’Atlantique to Fincantieri under the LSS program, took place on 1 February 2022 in Fincantieri’s Castellammare di Stabia shipyard. This section will be part of the 2nd FL LSS named “Jacques Stosskopf”, scheduled to be delivered in 2025,…

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Drones Take Over Route Survey Duties at Faslane

A new crewless minehunter is being tested by the Royal Navy as part of the growing drive towards autonomous systems. Designed to detect the latest mine threats – and reduce the risk to the lives of those searching for them – the system is the fruit of the joint Anglo-French Maritime Mine Counter Measures program. Demonstrators have been delivered to…

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Fincantieri Delivers Forward Section of LSS Jacques Chevalier

The forward section of “Jacques Chevallier”, the first of four logistic support units LSS (Logistic Support Ship) ordered by Chantiers de l’Atlantique to Fincantieri under the FLOTLOG program (“Flotte logistique”), was delivered November 6th at the Castellammare di Stabia (Naples) shipyard. The FLOTLOG program consists in the construction of four Logistic Support Ships (LSS), destined to the French Navy, by…

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Italy Awards Contract for New Class of Submarines

February 26, 2021 – Today, Fincantieri, one of the world’s leading shipbuilding groups and reference operator in the naval shipbuilding industry, and OCCAR (Organisation Conjointe de Cooperation en matiere d’Armement, the international organization for joint armament cooperation) will sign the contract for the construction of 2 new-generation submarines.Such contract, in which Fincantieri will act as prime contractor, envisages an option…

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iXblue Navigation Systems for New French Replenishment Ships

September 15, 2020 – iXblue was selected by Naval Group to provide navigation systems to the four future tankers for the French Navy. Phins navigation systems and Netans navigation data distribution & computation systems will thus equip the future logistics support vessels, as part of the “Logistics Fleet” program (Flotte Logistique (FLOTLOG)) led by the European Organization for Joint Armament…

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