Newsletter Subscription

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

DCNS Wins MU90 Lightweight Torpedo Maintenance Contract

This contract, worth about EUR20m, signed with the Direction Generale de l'Armement (DGA), the French defence procurement agency, covers in-service support (ISS) of French Navy MU90 torpedoes for four years.

In addition to the maintenance of the torpedoes, this contract covers the maintenance of the associated test benches and tools, along with the supply of services relating to exercise firings of the MU90 torpedo. These exercises are conducted by the French Navy in the Mediterranean: the services include the preparation, recovery, analysis and reconditioning of the torpedo and the associated support equipments (moving target, noise generator, recovery vessel, etc.). It also covers additional spare parts and consumables.

Related Research on
Global Submarine Battery Market 2016-2020

More than 60% of the contract work will be carried out by DCNS, a member of the Eurotorp consortium, with WASS (subsidiary of the Italian Finmeccanica group) and Thales.

This MU90 torpedo ISS contract provides a framework intended to deliver the same services for other navies using the MU90 torpedo, as is already the case for the Italian Navy.

For DCNS, this contract supplements the services already provided since 2003 for maintenance of French Navy F17 and L5 heavyweight torpedoes and reinforces its capacity to prepare and conduct complete torpedo testing.

Source : DCNS

Published on ASDNews: Mar 11, 2011


Submarine Operations and Submersibles 2017 Conference

Apr 25 - 27, 2017 - London, United Kingdom

Register More info

US Export Controls with REFORM CHANGES Seminar

Jun 5 - 8, 2017 - Washington, United States

Register More info

Port Security conference

Jun 19 - 20, 2017 - London, United Kingdom

Register More info

© 2004-2017 • ASDNews • be the first to know • contact usterms & conditionsprivacy policyadvertisingfaqs