Following the signature by the French Defence procurement agency (DGA) and its Japanese counterpart, the Acquisition, Technology & Logistics Agency (ATLA), of a Defence cooperation agreement, Thales and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) are joining forces to develop a Dual Frequency sonar demonstrator to be evaluated at sea both in Japanese and French waters.
Tag Archives : DGA
18 Dec 2020
On December 9 2020, the French Directorate General of Armaments (DGA) along with MBDA and Dassault successfully carried out the first test launch of the updated ASMPA...
02 Nov 2020
The future French-German MPA program will be launched in the coming weeks. The first phase of the studies will focus on the mission system...
French Navy’s New SSN ‘Suffren’ Test-Fired All of Its Weapons Systems: F21 HWT, SM39 ASM and Naval Cruise Missile
21 Oct 2020
The French Armament General Directorate (DGA) announced that French Navy (Marine Nationale)'s first-in-class nuclear...
30 Jul 2020
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.
23 Jun 2020
The French Direction Générale de l’Armement - DGA (Armament General Directorate) selected Safran Electronics and Defence to supply Electro Optic (EO) reconnaissance and identification systems to the French Navy (Marine Nationale).
22 May 2020
The French defense procurement agency (DGA) placed an order for 15 harbor tugs (RP30) and 5 coastal harbor tugs (RPC30) of 30-tonne-class with French shipyard Piriou on April 30. 2020.
06 Mar 2020
The French ministry of armed forces announced that MBDA's ANL / Sea Venom light anti-ship missile successfully passed its first qualification test firing on February 20th. The test was conducted by DGA teams.
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.