The French Navy (Marine Nationale)'s first-in-class nuclear-powered attack submarine (SSN) "Suffren" is now in Toulon, its home port, to begin phase 3 of its sea trials: This will consist in the test of the weapons systems.
Tag Archives : Barracuda
29 Apr 2020
The French Navy (Marine Nationale)'s first-in-class nuclear-powered attack submarine (SSN) "Suffren" successfully completed its static dive test on April 28. The important procedure marks the start of sea trials for the Barracuda program.
06 Mar 2020
Late 2019, ECA GROUP carried out the Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) of the 4th Ship set of the Electric Propulsion Motor (MEP) for the 4th Barracuda Submarine, alongside Naval Group and the French General Direction of Armement (DGA).
04 Feb 2020
Interview with Sylvain Defer, head of P-75I Project at Naval Group, regarding the French proposal for the Indian Navy P-75I requirement.
19 Dec 2019
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.
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.