DCNS is a leading European player on the world market for naval defence and security systems. The Group designs, builds and supports surface combattants and submarines, mission-critical equipment and information and surveillance systems incorporating the most advanced technologies.
DCNS’s comprehensive range of maritime safety & security (MSS) products and services contribute to extended surveillance solutions from coast to EEZ (Exclusive Economic Zone) boundaries and to safety and protection missions to maritime borders. Drawing on dedicated teams, proven expertise and extensive industrial resources, DCNS is also expanding into new markets in civil nuclear energy, marine renewable energy and naval and industrial services. DCNS is committed to sustainable development and was one of the first defence contractors to achieve Group-wide certification to ISO 14001. The Group employs 12,000 staff and generates annual revenues of around €2.5 billion (2008 figures).
Torpedo weapon systems, anti-torpedo countermeasures and anti-torpedo systems are developed at DCNS ASM, Saint Tropez, in South of France. This Business Unit is a centre of competencies in the Lightweight Torpedo weapon systems conceiving and manufacturing for the surface ships and the aircrafts. Developing range products, DCNS ASM warrants their realization and assures their maintenance and training.