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Naval Group, MTSA sign MoU

14th October 2019 - 12:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


Naval Group and MacTaggart Scott Australia (MTSA) have joined forces to support the Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN's) anti-torpedo countermeasure requirements, Naval Group announced on 10 October.

The companies have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that will see MTSA enlarge Naval Group’s defence technological and industrial base in the Australia, with MTSA to fabricate equipment compose countermeasures and/or associated launching systems for Naval Group.

Naval Group Pacific is proposing an anti-torpedo countermeasures solution for Australian submarines and surface ships programmes based on its CANTO countermeasure that uses dilution/confusion multi-effects. This anti-torpedo system, fitted with its associated reaction module, CONTRALTO is already in service in the French Navy and in several blue-water navies.

Programmes being targeted include the RAN’s SEA 1000 Future Submarine, SEA 5000 Hunter-class frigates and SEA 4000 upgrade of Hobart-class Air Warfare Destroyers.

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