France, Philippines
Naval Group faces challenges on Filipino submarines contract

A Scorpene class submarine.
A Scorpene class submarine. © MYCHELE DANIAU / AFP
By selling the Philippines its Scorpene submarines, France hopes to help the South East Asian country to set up a major submarine force. Its offer is competitive with another from South Korea but nevertheless faces a number of legal, commercial and political obstacles. [...]
Published on 23.05.2023 at 04:00 GMT Reading time 3 minutes

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