The first Gowind 2500 by DCNS in sea trials
DCNS has conducted initial sea trials of the first of Gowindclass 2500 corvettes under construction in Lorient, France by DCNS. Ten Gowind 2500 corvettes, which will supplement DCNS surface vessels, have been ordered so far by various international navies including Egypt and Malaysia.
DCNS is currently completing the FREMM Bretagne, which was floated on 16 September 2016, and is completing assembly of the FREMM Normandie. Furthermore, work has already started on the ninth FREMM in the series, the Alsace, which will be one of the two FREMMs with strengthened anti-aircraft capacities, whose deliveries are scheduled before 2022.