Naval Warfare

Naval Group CEO says Scorpène discussions in progress with Philippines

21st October 2020 - 08:37 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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The Philippine Navy currently lacks a submarine capability but it is looking to buy two to four boats in the next few years

Naval Group is in ‘intense dialogues’ with the government of the Philippines to sell Scorpène-class submarines, CEO Pierre-Eric Pommellet said in a press conference on 19 October during the opening day of the virtual Euronaval trade show.

He added that more will be known ‘over the next few weeks if ...

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