In 2020, the German navy signed a contract for four F126 frigates and an option for two more with Damen Shipyards. The war in Ukraine will now likely see Germany make use of that option, meaning a multi-billion-euro order is once again headed for Damen. Dutch...
ECA Group has opened its new factory in Ostend, Belgium, which will be dedicated to the production and support of Mine Warfare Drones. The hundreds of drones contracted by the Belgian and Dutch navies for their new Mine Countermeasure Vessels will be manufactured...
Thyssenkrupp Marine Systems has reached an agreement with the Israeli Ministry of Defence on the framework conditions for the purchase of three Dakar class submarines. After extensive negotiations, all parties involved agreed to the technical content and contractual...
Effective immediately, the Lürssen Group will operate its naval shipbuilding business under the new umbrella brand NVL (Naval Vessels Lürssen). The NVL Group will unite all defence locations and thus all shipbuilding competencies of the Defence division. Newbuilds and...
Last week, the foundation stone for Thyssenkrupp Marine Systems’ new shipbuilding hall was laid at its shipyard in Kiel, Germany. The hall is located directly on the Kieler Förde and will be used to build 212 CD submarines from 2023. In total, thyssenkrupp AG is...
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