wins €221m support contract for Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier
has signed a contract with the French Navy’s Fleet Support Service
(SSF) to provide through-life support services over the next four years
for nuclear-powered aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle.
The contract calls for comprehensive through-life support services through
until mid-2016, including three layups, ensuring the vessel’s
(picture: French Navy)
The contract is based on firm commitments to service
quality and technical performance. DCNS guarantees the Navy high levels
of safety and security and strong technical support. The Group also
contractually guarantees the availability of specific shipboard systems.
The contract comes under the Navy’s availability-based procurement
In addition to further demonstrating the Group’s expertise in
through-life support services for nuclear-powered warships, this contract
reflects the mutual confidence between the French Navy and DCNS.