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First Block of FDI HN Frigate Laid

the first block of the first FDI HN frigate (Defense and  Intervention Frigate) for the Hellenic Navy was laid down in dry dock at Naval  Group’s shipyard in Lorient in presence of Vice Admiral Stylianos Petrakis,  Chief of Hellenic Navy General Staff. This important step marks the beginning  of the assembly of the ship in the building hall.  

Naval Group presents Blue Shark - Concept Ship

Naval Group will present an event based on the state  of the art of a set of technological bricks with high eco-responsible potential,  to enter the naval combat of the future with innovative technological  responses, while reducing environmental impacts.  

With the Blue Shark, Naval Group offers an evolutionary vision of a fast,  discreet, efficient and resilient combat ship that can be integrated into a  collaborative naval force, while ensuring a reduced environmental impact.  Blue Shark: ecodesigned for naval operations.  

Keel Laying of two OPV 2600 for Pak Navy

Celebrating the start of the construction of a second batch of two Offshore Patrol Vessels for the Pakistan Navy, the chief of staff Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi started the steel cutting of the second vessel at Damen Shipyards Galatí on October 12th 2022. The keel of the first vessel was laid shortly before. Ms Annelies Damen from the family company welcomed the Admiral and his company for a celebration of the continued co-operation.

Lockheed Committed to a Self-Reliant India

Lockheed Martinwill showcase its diverse portfolio of defence capabilities and solutions at the 12th biennial edition of DEFEXPO India 2022, taking place in Gandhinagar,Gujarat from October 18-22, 2022. The company’s exhibit this year includes a broad span of advanced technologies from the Aeronautics, Rotary and Mission Systems, and Missiles and Fire Control business areas.

Naval Group and IIT(Goa) Joins Hand


On 27 September 2022, Naval Group and the Indian Institute of Technology  Goa (IIT Goa) signed a collaboration agreement, in presence of the Indian  Ambassador H.E. Shri Jawed Ashraf and the Mayor of Brest, François  Cuillandre at Sea Tech Week®. The joint research to be conducted aims to  improve the analysis of data collected by underwater sensors, using neural  systems and Artificial Intelligence. 

Navantia delivers corvette AL-DIRIYAH to Saudi

Navantia delivered the second of the five corvettes built for the Royal Saudi Navy Forces (RSNF) in its shipyards at the Bay of Cadiz, the construction 547, named AL-DIRIYAH, in a ceremony held at its San Fernando facilities.

Hosted by Navantia’s Chairman and CEO, Ricardo Dominguez, the ceremony was attended by the commander of RSNF, Vice Admiral Fahad Bin Abdullah Al-Ghofaily; SAMI CEO, Mr. Walid Abukhaled; Spanish Secretary of State for Defense, Ms. María Amparo Valcarce; Spanish Navy Procurement Director, Admiral Aniceto Rosique and other local authorities.