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Saturday, September 05, 2015

DCNS is Showcasing the Scorpene Submarine with Cruise Missile and AIP technology at MSPO 2015

DCNS is featuring the Scorpene diesel-electric submarine (SSK) at MSPO 2015, the International Defence Industry Exhibition in Poland which takes place in Kielce, Poland, from the 1 to 4 September 2015.

DCNS proposes to the Polish Navy the sea proven Scorpene class submarine for the Orka program. Featuring a highly performing acoustic discretion, an increased submerged autonomy thanks to the latest-generation air-independent propulsion (AIP) technology, the Scorpene has the capacity to deploy MBDA's Naval Cruise Missile (NCM).

The specific conditions of the Baltic Sea are favourable for the use of submarines and make them very difficult to detect, unlike land and air platforms for launching deterrent weapons.

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