Who we are

DCNS Australia is a subsidiary of DCNS, a French naval shipbuilding company and European leader in naval defence. DCNS is also an innovative player in renewable marine energy.

DCNS Australia was established in April 2015, marking almost a century of cooperation between France and Australia.

DCNS has a long-term vision in Australia. We believe in a sustainable, prosperous and safe Australia. We exist to combine the expertise of Australia and France so that our Navy can perform its missions safely and effectively and our customers in civil markets can create new value in the community.

DCNS Australia comprises a team of highly skilled engineers and procurement specialists, committed to delivering technically advanced and cost effective solutions to our customers.

Our local presence is bolstered by strong relationships with small and medium sized enterprises, as well as access to the global resources of the DCNS Group.

Our core areas of expertise include:

  • Naval engineering and design
  • Building and shipyard management
  • Integration of combat systems and equipment
  • Through-life support
  • Civil nuclear energy
  • Renewable marine energies