Couach range

Couach range

Over the last four decades, French boatbuilder Couach, based at Gujan-Mestras near Bordeaux, has delivered more than 200 Plascoa patrol boats and interceptors to navies and security forces around the world....

Expendable communication buoys

Expendable communication buoys

X-Sub buoys by French company Alseamar allow a submarine to receive surface situation data, check its location or communicate without surfacing or raising an antenna.Alseamar designed the X-Sub buoys,...

Falcon 2000

Falcon 2000

France is one of the few countries to operate several types of maritime patrol aircraft, namely the Atlantique 2 and the Falcon 200 and 50M. In response to emerging needs, Dassault Aviation now...

Intuitive pointing device

Intuitive pointing device

For 20 years or more, quick pointing devices produced by French company Sofresud have enabled crew members to contribute to close-in defence in situations where automated systems have trouble detecting...

RAPIDFire Naval gun

RAPIDFire Naval gun

In 2018 Thales and Nexter launched the naval version of the 40mm RAPIDFire Naval gun based on the land forces version qualified for use by the French and British Armies in 2014. The gun fires 40CTA cased...

Scorpène

Scorpène

Following the delivery of two Scorpènes to Chile in 2006 and 2007, then another two to Malaysia in 2009 and 2010, others are now under construction in India and Brazil, where Naval Group is supporting...

Second-generation fuel cells

Second-generation fuel cells

Breakthrough. Naval Group new-generation fuel cells are now available to extend the submerged endurance of conventional submarines.Following a ten-year R&D programme, Naval Group has now completed...

Sigma and Argonyx INS units by Safran

Sigma and Argonyx INS units by Safran

For over 70 years, Safran Electronics & Defense has been an acknowledged leader in inertial technologies — mechanical, laser, fibre-optic and resonant — and a European leader...

Maritime surveillance, Airbus global solution

Maritime surveillance, Airbus global solution

Mobilising its broad skillsets, the Airbus group now proposes comprehensive maritime surveillance solutions complete with smart management systems linked to sensors far and wide.With the economic importance...