TechnicAtome and Naval Group teams fired up the nuclear boiler of the first-of-class nuclear powered attack submarine (SSN) "Suffren" for the first time, an event known as "divergence". With this new milestone completed, the submarine is on track to start initial sea trials.
Tag Archives : Barracuda
11 Dec 2019
The first crew of the Suffren, the French Navy (Marine Nationale) new generation nuclear-powered attack submarine (SSN), achieved its training at the nuclear submarine school in Toulon.
28 Nov 2019
Naval Group participated to the NEDS NIDV's Defence & Security exhibition today in Rotterdam. During this event, Naval Group shared its vision on the development of the submarine community in the Netherlands. The project will generate a workload of 15 million man/hours and is expected to create over 2000 jobs in the Netherlands.
20 Nov 2019
In Part 1 of this article, we presented the DGA Techniques hydrodynamiques, its missions and the numerous programs it is involved in. In Part 2, you'll discover the impressive facilities used everyday by DGA-TH engineers.
19 Nov 2019
On October 11, the French Direction Générale de l’Armement (Directorate General of Armaments) organized a visit of its DGA Hydrodynamics centre in Val-de-Reuil, Normandy. A unique occasion to discover the astonishing facility that greatly contribute to the optimal dynamic performances and low acoustic signature of the French Navy surface ships and submarines.
03 Oct 2019
On September 28, INS Khanderi was commissioned by the Indian Navy in Mumbai, where the submarine is based.
01 Aug 2019
The French Armament General Directorate (DGA) announced that France's new generation nuclear-powered attack submarine 'Suffren' entered the water for the first time today, at the Naval Group shipyard in Cherbourg, Normandie.
22 Jul 2019
Exclusive interview with Stephan Meunier, Naval Group's Operational Marketing Director and former Rubis-class SSN commander in the French Navy, on the Barracuda type SSN's capability to deploy and support naval special forces.
13 Jul 2019
Today in Cherbourg, Naval Group launched the Suffren, during a ceremony attended by French President Emmanuel Macron. Suffren is the first of six new generation, Barracuda-type, nuclear-powered attack submarines (SSN) for the French Navy.