Future Submarines for Australia.
The Australian Government has selected Naval Group as its preferred international partner for the design and build of 12 Future Submarines for the Royal Australian Navy.
This $50 billion project is the largest defence contract in Australian history. The decades-long program will see Naval Group deliver 12 state-of-the-art, regionally superior Future Submarines that will assist in securing Australia’s vital sea lanes for decades to come.
Naval Group will design and build the Future Submarines based on the reference design of France’s Barracuda submarine, but we’ll modify the original design to suit the Royal Australian Navy’s needs. More importantly, we’ll be transferring the skills and knowledge required to build and maintain this fleet, ushering in a new era of Australian sovereignty as a submarine nation.