DCNS is a world leader in naval defence and an innovator in the energy sector. As a naval prime contractor, shipbuilder and systems integrator, DCNS combines resources and expertise spanning the naval defence value chain and entire system lifecycles. DCNS delivers innovative solutions from integrated warships to strategic systems, equipment, services.

With state-of-the-art references in French and allied navies, DCNS proposes to its customers « Combat Proven » ships with high performances for meeting tomorrow’s challenges. The Group’s vessels keep on proving their operational capabilities all over the world, deployed on expeditionary missions by French forces and on allied exercises, maritime security and humanitarian operations.

Drawing from its rich and long-standing experience, DCNS intends to develop naval engineering and industrial partnerships in Canada. In particular, the Group proposes its combat system integration capabilities and warship design expertise for the Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) project under the National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy (NSPS). The FREMM frigate design, adapted to Canadian requirements, will be the basis of DCNS’s efforts to share its unique expertise with Canadian partners. The Group, jointly with its subsidiary DCNS Technologies Inc., is positioning itself as both Combat System Integrator and Warship Designer.

Additionally, DCNS is willing to participate in the AJISS programme for the in-service support of future Arctic/Offshore Patrol Ships (AOPS) and the Joint Support Ships (JSS).

The Group has a long tradition of technology transfer and has consistently demonstrated that it can be a key partner for navies to expand their operational capabilities.