« Naval Group is known for building technologically advanced world-class submarines and has built 100 for nine different countries, » said Herve Guillou, President and CEO of Naval Group. « This agreement with Australia will lead the Naval Group to entrust the « know-how » and the « Know-Why » to Australia to become a sovereign submarine nation. » We are very excited to see the opportunities ahead and we are committed to providing the Future Submarine Program for Australia. We are grateful to the Commonwealth of Australia and Naval Group teams who have worked hard to reach this agreement, » said Mr. Guillou. « This agreement with Australia will result in the transfer of know-how and know-why to Australia to become an underwater sovereign nation. ACCORD MOU with Australian companies on torpedo counter measures technology Attack-class submarines are an important pillar of the Australian government`s $90 billion national shipbuilding plan, which builds 54 navy ships in Australia to meet the strategic requirements set out in its 2016 Defence White Paper. The technology transfer began with the transfer of the first group of Australian engineers to France to learn how to carry out the detailed design of the Futures Submarines. The next group of engineers will visit France in March 2019. The agreement establishes the principles of cooperation between the two partners for the submarine attack class program, which will see: « We are grateful to the Commonwealth of Australia and Naval Group teams who have worked hard to reach this agreement, » Guillou said. The agreement was signed in the presence of Prime Minister Scott Morrison, Defence Minister Christopher Pyne and French Minister of the Armed Forces Florence Parly.
The agreement sets out the principles of cooperation between the two partners for the submarine program of the attack class, which contains the following information: . The chief of the navy, Vice-Admiral Mike Noonan, welcomed the $50 billion program providing attack class submarines that, with their intrinsic coverage, long-range endurance and enormous strike force, will be an important part of the royal Australian Navy`s future. Signing of the Australia Naval Group and the asc framework agreement. o Conduct numerous engagement activities in France and Australia to connect potential European and Australian suppliers. The largest contract signed to date to provide shipyard equipment, including high-capacity milling, Schneider Electric for the purchase of DC DC electric panels from submarines o To date, Naval Group has collaborated with more than 1,100 Australian suppliers through expressions of interest, requests for information, supplier visits and industry meetings to develop an in-depth knowledge of the Australian industry`s skills. The first submarine in the attack class, called HMAS Attack, is expected to be delivered in the early 2030s. The Australian government has ratified a strategic partnership agreement with French Naval Naval Group, in which 12 submarines are designed and built in Australia for the Royal Australian Navy as part of the Future Submarine Program. Babcock under contract to work on the arms discharge system The development of the submarine shipyard at Osborne South Australia continues, and 169 Australian suppliers have been pre-qualified for the programme with Naval Group Australia.