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Naval Group (formerly DCNS) has several opportunities available for Australian suppliers to register interest for the Future Submarine Program through the Industry Capability Network (ICN).

Seawater Acoustic Measurement


Naval Group is seeking Australian suppliers that are familiar with oceanographic data and acoustics to conduct an Ocean Environment Study (OES). Expressions of interest close 16 June 2020.

General Registrations of Interest (ROI)


In addition, the following general ROIs under the Future Submarine Project close on 30 June 2020:

  • Buildings and infrastructure
  • Fabrication and Raw Materials
  • Mechanical and Fluid Systems and Equipment
  • Electrical and Energy Equipment and Systems
  • Software and Hardware Equipment and Support
  • Production and Industrial Services
  • Production Equipment and Supplies
  • Combat System-related Platform Systems
  • Consulting and Engineering Services
  • Other Services and Supplies

What is the Future Submarine Program?


At a cost of more than $50b, the Future Submarine Program is the most extensive Defence procurement program in Australia’s history. This national endeavour aims to deliver a regionally superior submarine capability, which will be built, operated and sustained by Australian industry.

The build location for the Future Submarine fleet is in Osborne, South Australia, with the first submarine scheduled to enter service in the early 2030s. The Naval Shipbuilding Plan 2017 predicts the program will create and sustain more than 2,800 Australians jobs.

The commencement of the Future Submarine Program to deliver 12 regionally superior submarines began in 2016.

How do I get involved?


You can register your interest for the Naval Group Future Submarine Program by visiting the ICN gateway.