The Scorpène is a French-built, conventionally powered defence submarine intended for the international market. In this type of project, technology transfer and the various studies associated with it are key differentiating factors. With this in mind, Ortec provided Naval Group with technical support and documentation, in addition to reliability, maintainability and availability studies.
France's Scorpène submarine in a nutshell
France's Scorpène® submarine in a nutshell
The Scorpène-class submarine is a next-generation, conventionally powered submarine developed and manufactured by Naval Group (formerly known as DCNS), for the export market. Scorpène submarines are used by the navies of Chile (two units), Malaysia (two units), Brazil (4 units) and India (six units).
Ortec for the Scorpène® submarine programme
- Document engineering: production of description and maintenance data modules, preparation of MRC files
- Design and development studies: ventilation, piping, mechanics, wiring, electricity, etc.
- Engine seating studies
- Dependability studies
- NATO item coding