DCNS wins EUR221M support contract for Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier
DCNS has signed a contract with the French Navy’s Fleet Support Service (SSF) to provide through-life support services over the next four years for nuclear-powered aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle.
The contract calls for comprehensive through-life support services through until mid-2016, including three layups, ensuring the vessel’s operational availability.
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The contract is based on firm commitments to service quality and technical performance. DCNS guarantees the Navy high levels of safety and security and strong technical support. The Group also contractually guarantees the availability of specific shipboard systems. The contract comes under the Navy’s availability-based procurement policy.
In addition to further demonstrating the Group’s expertise in through-life support services for nuclear-powered warships, this contract reflects the mutual confidence between the French Navy and DCNS
Source : DCNS