DCNS to Provide Barracuda-Type Nuclear-Powered Attack Submarine for French Navy

first_img View post tag: News by topic DCNS to Provide Barracuda-Type Nuclear-Powered Attack Submarine for French Navy View post tag: Navy View post tag: attack View post tag: submarine View post tag: Barracuda-Type View post tag: Nuclear-Powered View post tag: Provide View post tag: French Back to overview,Home naval-today DCNS to Provide Barracuda-Type Nuclear-Powered Attack Submarine for French Navy View post tag: Naval July 5, 2011 Defence procurement agency DGA has placed an order with DCNS for the third Barracuda-type nuclear-powered attack submarine for the French Navy.This order comes under the framework programme contract awarded to DCNS in December 2006 calling for the delivery of six next-generation SSNs between 2017 and 2028.Barracuda-type SSNs will replace the six Rubis-class boats currently in service. The Barracuda weapons payload will include next-generation type F21 heavyweight torpedoes, SM39 anti-ship missiles and MdCN-type naval cruise missiles. The boats will also be fully equipped for missions with Nato naval forces and special operations.DCNS is the programme prime contractor. The first-of-class Suffren and second-of-class Duguay-Trouin are under construction at the Group’s Cherbourg shipyard supported by DCNS centres around the country.Barracuda: committed professionals dedicated to an ambitious, innovative programme.[mappress]Source: DCNS, July 5, 2011 Share this article View post tag: DCNSlast_img read more

Sebastian Vettel becomes father, set to delay arrival for Abu Dhabi GP

first_img FOLLOW US Written By According to the F1 website, the German driver will be delaying his arrival to Abu Dhabi following the birth of his third child. The four-time world champion was excused of his media duties to remain with his wife Hanna and the newborn kid.  Ferrari offered their congratulations on social media.Also Read: Ferrari Set For Crisis Talks With Sebastian Vettel And Charles Leclerc After CrashF1: Sebastian Vettel arrival for Abu Dhabi GPThe German is flying on Thursday and expected to arrive in Abu Dhabi tonight, giving him plenty of time to prepare with his team ahead of the first practice session, which begins at 13:00 local time on Friday. Vettel can still finish ahead of Leclerc in this year’s Drivers’ Championship but he must either win Sunday’s race or finish second with the fastest lap to have any chance to avoid his first season defeat to a team-mate since joining Ferrari in 2015.Also Read:  Alain Prost Tells Ferrari To Keep Vettel And Leclerc In LineF1: Sebastian Vettel Brazil GP fiasco  Sebastian Vettel got into trouble with teammate Charles LeClerc after both took each other out of the race in Brazil. This silly incident resulted in a Ferrari missing out on the podium. Both the drivers were called to Ferrari headquarters following the incident as they had talks with team boss Mattia Binotto at Maranello last week. Vettel and Leclerc were asked to explain the incident themselves and apologise.Also Read: Ferrari Raises Earnings Forecast On Strong DeliveriesFerrari will head to the final race of the season with the aim to put their woes behind and focus on the task at hand. The team will also be hoping that Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc will stay out of each other’s way and end the season on a high note. Sebastian Vettel will be eyeing a podium finish in the final race of the year at Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi. The Ferrari driver will look to end the year on a high before coming back to challenge for drivers championship next season.Also Read: Red Bull Zero Gravity Pit Stop: F1 Team’s Mind-boggling Performance Creates HistorySebastian Vettel becomes a father 9 months ago Hamilton unsure he can catch Ferrari, Bottas more confident Last Updated: 29th November, 2019 12:41 IST Sebastian Vettel Becomes Father, Set To Delay Arrival For Abu Dhabi GP Sebastian Vettel will be arriving late to Abu Dhabi after he was excused by Ferraro of his media duties to remain with his wife Hanna and the newborn kid.  WATCH US LIVE COMMENT Suraj Alva 9 months ago Ford v Ferrari: Celebrities sing praises for the Matt Damon-Christian Bale starrer 9 months ago Ferrari set for crisis talks with Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc after crash 9 months ago Ford V Ferrari: Box office collection head start for the Christian Bale starrer LIVE TV SUBSCRIBE TO US 9 months ago Lewis Hamilton to have contract renewal talks with Mercedes amidst Ferrari rumours WE RECOMMEND First Published: 29th November, 2019 12:41 ISTlast_img read more