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.
Tag Archives : DGA
14 Nov 2019
The French Armament General Directorate (DGA) announces that the Camcopter S100 VTOL UAV is now fully integrated with French Navy Mistral-class LHD Dixmude, stressing that for the first time in Europe, a rotary wing UAV is fully operational and connected to the combat system of a warship.
30 Sep 2019
Combined teams of DGA, the French Navy (Marine Nationale), Thales and Naval Group started putting the new SEA FIRE radar through its pace at the Shore Integration Facility (SIF) located in Southern France, near Toulon.
10 Aug 2019
The unmanned surface vessel of the SLAMF/MMCM program carried out a demonstration of its capabilities in Brest harbor in June 2019. Testing with teams from the French Navy, French Armament General Directorate (DGA) and Thales is ongoing while qualification for the whole system (USV + payload) is set for December this year.
17 Jul 2019
The French Armament General Directorate (DGA) took delivery of the FREMM Frigate Normandie from Naval Group. Normandie is the sixth and final anti-submarine warfare variant FREMM for the French Navy.
06 Jul 2019
The French Defense Procurement Agency (DGA) took delivery of the fourth Metropolitan Offshore Support & Assistance Vessel (BSAM) on July 4th. Ordered in 2016 for the French Navy, the BSAM Garonne is the final ship of a class designed and built by the Kership shipyard.
01 Apr 2019
The French defense procurement agency (DGA) issued a Request for Information (RFI) for the procurement of 20 unmanned surface vessels (USV) to fulfill bathymetry missions for the French Navy (Marine Nationale).
08 Mar 2019
The French defence procurement agency (DGA) relies on Thales’s expertise in sensors and has placed an order for two Coast Watcher 100s, the French defense company announced today.