DCNS at DSA Kuala Lampur

18.04.2012 Asia
DCNS at DSA Kuala Lumpur

DCNS at DSA Kuala Lumpur

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DCNS is participating at the ongoing DSA Exhibition in Kuala Lampur, Malayasia (13-19 April 2012).

DCNS stand is showcasing:

  • DCNS expertise in submarine design and construction, through the Scorpene medium-size submarines. Already chosen by the Royal Malaysian Navy and other first rank navies, Scorpene submarines represents the state-of-the-art in submarine design and construction and benefits from the latest technologies developed for nuclear-powered classes operated by the French Navy, particularly as regards acoustic discretion and combat system performance. At DSA, the Scorpene is presented through the Subtics® combat system.
  • The Mistral-Class LHD. With a length of 199 metres and a displacement of 21,500 tonnes, a Mistral-Class LHD offers a global projection capability for troops and materiel. Mistral-Class LHD also offers ample capacity as hospital ships or for large-scale humanitarian missions. The design features electric propulsion using azimuth pods and high-level automation compatible with a complement of just 170. A high-performance communications suite, a 3D surveillance radar and a Senit 9 combat management system (CMS) make the type ideal as a naval force command vessel. For the record, the third Mistral-Class for the French Navy was delivered ahead of schedule and the construction of the first Mistral-Class LHD for the Russian Navy has started.
  • The FREMM multi-mission frigate combines the latest technologies developed by the DCNS group. FREMM frigates are among the most technologically advanced and competitively priced on the world market. These heavily armed warships are being built under DCNS prime contractorship to carry state-of-the-art weapons and systems including the Herakles multifunction radar, MdCN cruise missiles, Aster anti-air missiles, Exocet MM40 anti-ship missiles and MU90 torpedoes. These innovative multirole frigates are designed to respond to all types of threats with unparalleled flexibility and availability. France’s total order is 11 vessels and the delivery is scheduled from 2012 to 2022. In addition, one FREMM frigate is currently under construction for Morocco.
  • The Gowind® vessels, a new family of ocean-capable vessels designed by DCNS for all littoral and sea operations, are exceptional tools able to fulfil missions ranging from anti-piracy up to sea control and denial.

Boustead DCNS Naval Corporation Sdn Bhd (BDNC), a Joint Venture Company between BHIC Defence Technologies Sdn Bhd and DCNS, was awarded by the Malaysian Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) a contract to undertake In Service Support (ISS) for the 2 Royal Malaysian Scorpene Submarines.


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