Naval Group presents its innovations at Euronaval 2018

Future australian submarine

19 October 2018 Group Innovation Press release

For the 50th edition of Euronaval exhibition, taking place in le Bourget from October 23rd to the 26th 2018, Naval Group will showcase high technology naval solutions to address emerging threats. As the leading service and system provider, Naval Group is uniquely positioned on the naval defense market allowing its clients to obtain an unequalled level of overall fleet performance during the whole ship’s lifecycle. From 23rd to 26th October 2018, Naval Group participates to the Euronaval exhibition in le Bourget at booth N° G142 / I165 Hall 2 A. Naval Group will showcase the state-of-art innovations created for modern navies, demonstrating its capabilities in modern military ship and submarine building along with high tech solutions for systems and competence as leading naval integrator. Journalists will be invited on guided tours on the booth to discover the latest naval defense solutions offered to the navies, among which:

Digital combat bridge

Naval Group is innovating in the field of Asymmetric Threat Control with a value offer on strengthening tactical situation control under all weather conditions and over 360° vision. The demonstrator on the stand will offer a clear, intuitive and ergonomic representation of the situation at sea as well as tools for taking simple and quick actions in the face of threats.

SMX® 31 submarine concept ship

Naval Group presents a disruptive submarine to serve a new vision of combat. It has new sensors, a new coating and allows for the use of drones. The Electric can help navies gather and share valuable intelligence without ever being detected thanks to the powerful acoustic, optronic and electromagnetic sensors. It is capable of acting firmly using powerful new generation weapons. It presents several assets including the extreme stealth when submerged, the increased invulnerability against modern weapons, the energy autonomy and its endurance.

Surface ship design lab

An interactive application proposing different scenarios combining capacity and technological options through a dozen predefined sketches allowing navies to conceive a ship responding to their specific needs.

The Barracuda submarine

Naval Group has designed and is building the Barracuda, the latest generation of strategic submarine, developed for the French Navy dedicated to specifically respond to evolving threats. In 2016, Australia within the Sea Future Program, has chosen Naval Group for a cooperation agreement for the building of twelve submarines, from the Barracuda family design.

The Scorpene® submarine

This submarine is capable of carrying out all types of missions, such as surface vessel warfare, anti-submarine warfare, long-range strikes, special operations or intelligence gathering. It is extremely stealthy and fast, and is equipped by weapon launching tubes, and various weapons (torpedoes, missiles, mines). Over fourteen submarines were sold by Naval Group internationally.

F21 Heavy Weight Torpedo

The French navy’s heavy weight torpedo offers advanced self-guided mode, shallow and confined water capabilities. The aluminium silver oxide technology which allows the torpedo to enjoy higher range and maximum available speed, making it a much more lethal weapon than other available torpedoes. The F21 offers maximum safety, as it is designed to never explode on-board a submarine even in case of fire on a platform or accidental firing.


Belharra® is the new combat ship for naval supremacy and crisis management designed for navies looking for a compact frigate able to perform a large range of missions stand-alone or within a task force either for high sea duration missions or for shallow water operations in congested and contested operational environments. As the first digital frigate, Belharra® features high level capabilities in anti-air, anti-surface, anti-submarine and asymmetric warfare domains, taking into account French Navy operational legacy acquired in wartime situation. Naval Group innovates by introducing the Naval XPlore for the 50th edition of the exhibition. To respond to the needs of customers, Naval Group created a giant interactive digital environment to present its customer-specific offers in immersive settings to navies visiting Euronaval.