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Euronaval 2018

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Atech, a company of the Embraer Group, specialized in the development and integration of solutions for military employment, is known as the "System House" of the Industrial Defense Base in Brazil. Its accumulated expertise has enabled it to participate in the country's main Strategic Programs, developing and integrating systems on fixed and mobile platforms, in partnerships with the Armed Forces, national and foreign companies.

Very fast, travelling at over 20 knots with a 65-tonne payload and over 35 knots with no cargo, the LCX – or Landing Craft Multi-Missions unveiled at Euronaval 2018 by CNIM is a dockable craft of Naval Forces specialising in the reconnaissance, preparation and execution of maritime and amphibious operations from a mothership.

HGH Infrared Systems has won a multi-million contract from a world leading shipyard, to equip three new warships with the latest generation of SPYNEL panoramic thermal cameras, the French company said at Euronaval 2018. In a context of maritimization of the global economy, HGH Infrared Systems affirms its leadership position in the field of security optronics for wide area surveillance.

MBDA has unveiled its new naval offering based on the 5th generation MMP ground combat missile at Euronaval. This decision follows the operational evaluation campaign carried out at the end of the summer by the French armed forces in Djibouti to confirm the reliability and operational performance of the MMP system in a hot environment, both from the ground and also from a rigid hulled inflatable boat (RHIB) moving at high speed.

This year’s iteration of Euronaval opened on Monday, 22 October with the ‘Naval Defence’ colloquium at the Maison de la Chimie, Paris, France. Being attended by a high level officials, industrials and press, it explored two main themes: ‘Maritime Ambitions, (Re)Affirmation of Power’, and ‘Technological innovations, Breakthrough Capabilities’.

General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) is revolutionizing the way aircraft are launched and recovered from naval aircraft carriers. Our first-of-kind Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System (EMALS) and Advanced Arresting Gear (AAG) will help facilitate higher reliability, decrease wear and tear on aircraft, and expand the launch envelope to support mission success.

Thales is right on schedule and on track with the Sea Fire, the next generation radar of the FTI medium-size frigate of the French Navy (Marine Nationale). Navy Recognition learned the information ahead of Euronaval 2018, the largest naval defense exhibition in the world.

The French Navy future logistic vessels (FLOTLOG program) are likely to be fitted with both naval gun and missile systems. Several companies are showcasing their solutions at this week's Euronaval show, hoping to be selected and to get aboard the future FLOTLOG ships.

Airbus will be showcasing a myriad of smart solutions for safer oceans at this year’s Euronaval in Paris from October 23 to 26. The portfolio presented will range from maritime awareness centres, secure seamless communications services, through satellites and related services, to Unmanned Aircraft Systems, aircraft and helicopters. Airbus’ uniquely broad maritime portfolio enables customers to make the right decision and act at the right time, capitalizing on 50 years of experience in the maritime domain.

The French defence procurement agency (DGA) and the French Navy (Marine Nationale) started discussions with the United States regarding Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System (EMALS) for the potential future French aircraft carrier. According to our information, the program will be known as "PA NG" (for porte-avions de nouvelle génération in French).

The French Navy (Marine Nationale) is set to get its own cooperative engagement capability or CEC. The TSMPF (for "tenue de situation multi-platformes") or "veille coopérative navale", is a multi-platform engagement capability demonstrator system which has been under development by the French Navy, the French defence procurement agency (DGA) and the French industry.

The French Navy (Marine Nationale) last two FREMM Frigates (in anti-submarine warfare variant) Bretagne (D655) and Normandie (D651) have been modified in order to be able to deploy MBDA's Aster 30 long range surface to air missiles. Earlier frigates of the class are limited to the shorter range Aster 15 missiles because of shorter VLS systems.

MBDA is working on a navalized variant of its new MMP Missile Moyenne Portée (Medium-Range Missile) fifth generation land combat missile system. This was unveiled to us during the Euronaval 2018 press trip.

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