Naval Group proposes CANTO partnerships in Australia

18 July 2019

Naval Group has submitted a proposal to the Australian government to partner with local industry to produce its CANTO anti-torpedo decoys for the Royal Australian Navy (RAN), the company has announced.

Naval Group said that its proposal contains a commitment to transfer skills and knowledge to Australia to support local manufacturing of the system. “This sharing of expertise and experience will not only contribute to Australia’s defence landscape but boost local manufacturing,” it said.

Naval Group did not disclose additional details about its proposal but it is likely linked to its programme to deliver 12 Attack-class submarines to the RAN.

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