25th EURONAVAL 2016 SHOW PREVIEW
EURONAVAL 2016 PREVIEW
EURONAVAL 2016, the International Naval Defence and Maritime Safety and Security Exhibition will be held from 17th to 21st October 2016 at Le Bourget in Paris. In its 25th Edition, Euronaval maintains its position as a world-class show in Naval Defence and Maritime Safety and Security and a promoter of innovation and new Naval & Maritime Technologies covering Surface Warfare, Undersea Technologies and Naval Air Systems as well. Exhibitors at Euronaval are expected from above 390 companies (56% from abroad) from 34 countries, led by world leaders from France, USA, UK, Germany, Israel, Russia, Italy, Spain, The Netherlands, South Korea, Canada, Australia and other countries, including some Indian Defence Companies like BrahMos Aerospace, MKU, etc. exhibiting from India.
25th EURONAVAL 2016 SHOW PREVIEW
EURONAVAL 2016, the International Naval Defence and Maritime Safety and Security Exhibition will be held from 17th to 21st October 2016 at Le Bourget in Paris. In its 25th Edition, Euronaval maintains its position as a world-class show in Naval Defence and Maritime Safety and Security and a promoter of innovation and new Naval & Maritime Technologies covering Surface Warfare, Undersea Technologies and Naval Air Systems as well.
Euronaval is one of the most important events on the Naval and Maritime Industry calendar. Euronaval has traditionally covered missions ranging from Naval sovereignty to State actions at Sea and Maritime Safety & Security, including the enforcement of public order at Sea, Marine, Maritime & fisheries policing and Maritime & Coastal Surveillance, etc.
Euronaval is also a leading event for Naval Drone (UXV) manufacturers and Satellite applications, including Communications, Navigation, Weather, Defence and Security. The Conference programme includes debates on the safe and secure use of the seas for Civil and Military purposes.
Euronaval presents Surface Combatants, Submarines, Fast Commando Craft with their Weapons and Equipment, Surface and Underwater Drones, Naval Aircraft, AUSVs (Autonomous Unmanned Surface Vehicles), as well as new concepts, particularly for Stealth. Of particular note this time is the entry of Japan and China into the list of exhibiting Nations. The 2016 Edition of Euronaval confirms its status as one of the best events in the agenda of key players in the international market of Naval Defence and Maritime Security.
Successful 25th Edition
The Euronaval trade show has been taking place in Paris/Le Bourget since its creation in 1968. This year it will celebrate its 25th Edition from the 17th to 21st October. This unique international event, organised every even-numbered year in the French capital, is the meeting place for the latest technologies in Naval Defence and Maritime Safety and Security.
Of the 110 nations that purchase Naval Equipment, more than 70 accepted the French Government’s invitation to come and discover what was on offer in the six most relevant activity sectors: Naval Defence, Maritime Environment, Transport and Infrastructures, Maritime Safety and Security, Services and Naval Research & Engineering.
With the presence of a number of prestigious guests including several Defence Ministers, Ambassadors, Navy Chiefs of Staff, Delegations of Coast Guards and Defence Attachés, Euronaval is the most important international event for contractors and influencers in a market valued at more than 40 Billion Euros, solely for Naval Defence Construction. This French biennial event is an Industrial and Technological showcase of excellence in the domains of industry and technology, and is a unique opportunity for discussions on questions of Maritime Security and Geopolitics.
At Euronaval’s 25th Edition, the event sees a 10% increase in the number of new companies registering for the exhibition, despite a strained economic context. Among the newcomers are Aselsan (Turkey), Austal (Australia), Elbit Systems Ltd. (Israël), Israël Shipyards (Israël), Libervit (France), Palfinger Marine (Austria), Shox (Canada), etc.
The French Navy, renowned for its operational expertise and the quality of its Vessels and Equipment will once again provide a significant contribution to the prestige and content of the Exhibition, having invited Offical Delegations to attend, with insitu demonstrations of materials on sea-proven ships.
One of the main trends emerging for this 2016 Edition is the keen interest shown by Maritime Nations for purchasing Coastal Surveillance Vessels, such as Off-Shore Patrol Vessels, Intermediate-size Corvettes or Frigates. The other major trend is the determination of a number of countries to develop their Submarine Fleets, with acquisition projects in progress in Australia, Sweden, Poland, Norway, India and Indonesia.
Among the new products presented at the exhibition, Euronaval will be displaying Commando Vessels with their Weapons and Equipment, Surface Drones and Submarines, Aircraft, AUSV (Autonomous Unmanned Surface Vehicles). New concepts, in particular those related to Stealth operations, will also be on show. Today Euronaval is one of the most important Naval Defence events in the world.
Positive International Context
Military Naval Construction is not doing too badly. This Industrial Sector is less sensitive to the global economic crisis than Civil Construction, which itself needs to be considered sector by sector. Certain Sectors such as Cruise Ship Construction are experiencing a period of increased order demand.
Military Naval Construction and Security is directly dependent on the evolution of international relations and global security levels. At this time when the risk of terrorism is added to regional tensions and territorial and economic revendications at sea, a number of Maritime countries are legitimately choosing to strengthen their Navy’s Equipment Economic Maritimisation and international trade are also accompanied by an increased need for Surveillance and Protection of Exclusive Economic Zones (EEZs), of shipping routes and Coastal or Port/harbour zones.
Maritime Nations are thus confronted with an imperative need to reinforce their assets in terms of Naval Surveillance.
There is also the need to invest funds to equip themselves with blue water Navies, with Air-Sea Surveillance and intervention capacities and an increase in offers of Submarines. It has become clear that the number of Submarines programmes has substantially increased across the world in the last few years.
40 Billion Dollar Yearly Market
On a global scale, the Military Naval Sector alone represents around 40 Billion Dollars, corresponding to delivieries of Defence Vessels alone. The American market is stable and remains the largest, with approximately 12 Billion Dollars per year. This is followed by India, Australia and the Far East, all on the rise, with figures close to 12 Billion Dollars, not including future Submarine contracts. The China-Russia block is showing strong growth and represents some 8 Billion Dollars of investments each year.
Development of Export and Competition: Export markets are consequently growing too. From the Asia-Pacific Region, the American continent and the Middle East through to Africa, order prospects are very strong, from heavily armed large warships to small Fast Patrol Boats, covering the whole range of Surface and Submarine Naval capacities as well as Maritime Surveillance.
While Naval export has long been the prerogative of European Naval Industries, today the market is more broadly shared. The United States do not export a great deal, while China and South Korea have become major actors in the Maritime Sector.
Turkey and Japan are also increasing their share of the export market for Naval materials, and the presence of the Japanese Industry in contests for Submarine Force Equipment is an important indication of this.
Highly Valued for Specialisation
In the context of Global Ocean Militarisation, the Naval Sector Industries appreciate major strategic events where the presentation of their products and innovations are brought to the attention of decision-makers and purchasers from Navies across the globe. Euronaval has become an unmissable event for those who design, produce and equip Navies of the future.
Since its creation in 1968, Euronaval has been exclusively devoted to Naval Defence and Maritime Security. This specialisiation in the Naval Sector allows it to attract the most astute industrial and State experts, and to offer a privileged venue for supply and demand of all types of Aircraft Carriers, Ship Equipment, Naval Aircraft, Maritime Helicopters and Drones that meet the wide range of demanding operational needs of those Coastal States concerned for their Defence and Security.
One of the highlights of the Exhibition will be the opening address “Together for Safe and Secure Oceans”, co-organised by the GICAN, the EDA (European Defence Agency), the EUISS (European Union Institute for Security Studies) and the IRSEM (Institute for Strategic Research), giving key French and international personalities the opportunity to debate the new challenges faced in Defence and Security at and from the sea.
Euronaval’s strength is its specialisation, dealing exclusively with Naval, Naval Aviation and Submarine matters. Delegations are essentially made up of sailors and experts of maritime operations. The whole world knows this, and this is why the whole world will be present at the 25th Euronaval 2016 as well.
Main Market Trends and Key Figures
The desire of a number of countries to develop their Submarine Fleets, with important acquisition projects underway in Australia, India, Poland, Norway, the Netherlands and Indonesia. The high level of interest from Maritime Nations for the aquisition of Coastal Surveillance Vessels, Open Sea Patrol Vessels, Intermediate-sized Corvettes and Frigates, etc. The development of Surface and Submarine Drones, Aircraft, AUSV (Autonomous Unmanned Surface Vehicles), UUVs/ROVs, and newer concepts in relation to Stealth Technologies designs, etc. are the new market trends.
The worldwide New Vessel Order Book now is about US$ 150 Billion from the Military Sector, plus US$ 270 Billion from the Civil Sector.
European Order Book (excluding Russia): US$ 36 Billion from the Military Sector (24% of global figures), plus US$ 60 Billion from the Civil Sector (22% of global figures), i.e. US$ 96 Billion in total (23% of global figures). It should be noted that European figures are rising strongly, representing close to one quarter of the world’s Naval activities.
French Order Book: US$ 12 Billion from the Military Sector (8% of global figures and 33% of European) plus US$10 Billion from the Civil Sector (3% of global figures and 17% of European, with letters of intent in progress), i.e. US$ 22 Billion in total (5.2% of global figures and 23% of European).
In the estimates of annual activity values for new Naval Defence Constructions; the main countries can be ranked as follows: USA, a stable market, still the leader with US$ 12 Billion per year. A group “India, Australia, Middle-East without China”, representing around US$ 12 Billion as well with an increasing tendency, especially when Submarine negotiations are considered.
An European market (without Russia) - stable - between US$ 10 and 11 Billion. And lastly, China and Russia, representing around US$ 3 to 4 Billion each per year.
Euronaval 2016 Highlights
With 391 exhibitors (vs 355 in 2014) i.e. an 10% increase, from 34 Nationalities including France (vs 28 in 2014); 56% of exhibitors from abroad (vs 55% in 2014); 15,000 sqm of exhibition space, with two new exhibiting Nations: Denmark and Japan.
94 countries representing the 5 continents and 4 international organisations officially invited by the French Ministry of Defence and the exhibition organiser like Ministers, CEMM, DNA, Coast Guards, Customs, etc. Euronaval 2016 is welcoming around 100 countries, exhibiting countries and international organisations included. 25,000 professional visitors are expected to attend, with 81 media partners, 400 accredited journalists, etc.
New Exhibitors: Among the newcomers are Aselsan (Turkey), Austal (Australia), Elbit Systems Ltd. (Israel), Eden (France), Ferretti Security & Defence (Italy), Israël Shipyards (Israel), Libervit (France), Palfinger Marine (Austria), Shox (Canada), Tokyo Keiki (Japan), etc.
Main representations by major countries: France 169, Germany 25, Italy 25, Australia 32, United Kingdom 22, Netherlands 16, USA 16, Brazil 13; with 10 National Pavilions, including: Germany, Australia, Brazil, Chile, Denmark, Italy, Netherlands, United Kingdom, Russia, USA & 4 Regional Pavilions: Brittany International Commerce, CCI Paris Île de France, EDEN Cluster and Pole Mer Méditerranée.
AIAD and MoD Italy; Abeking & Rasmussen, Germany; Aeronautical & General Instruments, UK; Airbus Defence & Space Optronics GmbH, Germany; Almaz JSC, Russia; Amphenol, France; ARES Shipyard, Turkey; Areva TA, France; Atlas Elektronik GmbH, Germany; Austal, Australia; Babcock, UK; BAE Systems, UK; Baltic Shipyard, Russia; BMTI - Groupe Alcen, France; Caterpillar, France; CEA Technologies, Australia; Chanakya Aerospace, Defence & Maritime Review, India; Chemring Countermeasures, UK; Cilas, France; CMN - Constructions Mecaniques De Normandie, France; CNIM, France; Concern Oceanpribor JSC, Russia; Controp Precision Technologies, Israel; Cummins, France; Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering, South Korea; Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding, Netherlands; Dassault Aviation, France; Dassault Systèmes, France; DCNS, France; Defense Conseil International (DCI), France; Deschamps, France; Direction Générale De La Gendarmerie Nationale, France; DSIT Solutions, Israel; ECA Group, France; ECA Robotics, France; ECA Sindel, Italy; ECA, France; Elettronica, Italy; ESRI, USA; Fincantieri, Italy; Italy; FIPA Group, Italy; FLIR Systems, USA; FN Herstal, Belgium; Fr. Luerssen Werft, Germany; GE Intelligent Platforms, UK; GE Marine, USA; Gem Elettronica, Italy; General Atomics, USA; GICAN, France; Hagenuk Marinekommunikation, Germany; Hamilton Jet EMEA, UK; HGH Infrared Systems, France; Hutchinson, France; Hyundai Heavy Industries, South Korea; IBR Sistemi, Italy; IDS Ingegneria Dei Sistemi, Italy; Indal Technologies, Canada; Insitu Inc., USA; Intermarine Spa, Italy; IRTS France; Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), Israel; IXBlue, France; Johnson Controls, France; JSC Admiralty Shipyards, Russia; JSC Zvyozdochka, Russia; Kallman Worldwide, USA; Kelvin Hughes, UK; Kongsberg, Norway; L-3, Canada; Lacroix, France; Leonardo-Finmeccanica, Italy, Lockheed Martin, USA; Mactaggart Scott, UK; Man Diesel & Turbo, France; Marine Jet Power, UK; Marotta Controls, USA; MBDA, France; Medav, Germany; MKU Ltd., India; MSI Defence Systems Ltd, UK; MTU Friedrichshafen, Germany; NATO Support Agency, Luxembourg; Navantia, Spain; Navy BMD, USA; NBC Sys, France; Netherlands Industries for Defence and Security - NIDV, Netherlands; Nevskoye Design Bureau JSC, Russia; Nexter Systems, France; Palfinger, France; Panasonic France; Paul Boye Technologies, France; Piening Propeller, Germany; Piriou, France; Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd., Israel; Raytheon Company, USA; Renk AG, Germany; Rheinmetall Defence, Germany; RINA, Italy; Rosoboronexport, JSC, Russia; Rubin Central Design Bureau, Rostec State Corporation, Russia; Saab AB, Sweden; Safran Group, France; Schiebel, Austria; Schneider Electric, France; Severnoye Design Bureau, Russia; Shipyard Yantar, Russia; Sillinger, France; Singapore Technologies Engineering, Singapore; SKF Blohm + Voss, Germany; SMAC, France; SNEF (Brest), France; Society of Maritime Industries, UK; Srednenevsky Shipbuilding, Russia; STX France, Subsea Tech, France; Survey Copter, France; TE Connectivity, France; Team Defence Australia; Tecknisolar - Seni, France; Terma AS, Denmark; Thales, France; ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems GmbH, Germany; TNO Defence, Safety & Security, The Netherlands; UKTI, UK; United Shipbuilding Corporation, Russia; Voith Turbo, France; Vulkan, France; Wärtsilä Corporation, Finland; Zelenodolsk Design Bureau, Russia; Zeppelin, France; ZF Friedrichshafen, Germany; Zodiac Milpro International, France.
Essence of Euronaval
Euronaval takes place over 5 days at the gateway to Paris and covers 15,000 square metres. Every two years it offers state and private decision-makers from all over the world the most important international platform to familiarise themselves with the latest technoloigical innovations dedicated to Naval Defence and Maritime Security. On an international scale the demand for Naval Equipment has risen sharply in the last few years and this biennial event meets this demand by bringing together the largest panel of industrialists, designers and suppliers of materials, simple or complex systems and associated services. Among the 110 Nations around the world with sea borders, more than 70 countries have accepted the French Government’s invitation to visit the exhibition.
Key Trends for 2016
The growing awareness of the economic and geostrategic issues surrounding oceans over these last few years has led to a strong increase in the global demand for innovative Naval Defence and Maritime Security Equipment, particularly in the Asia-Pacific Region, in Europe and the Middle East.
The key trends of these new demands can be found in the offers presented at this 25th Edition of Euronaval. The high level of interest from Maritime Nations for the acquisition of Coastal Surveillance Vessels, Sea Patrol Vessels, Corvettes and Frigates, Destroyers, LPDs, High-Speed Interceptors, Drones, Missiles, etc.
STATIC DISPLAY AREA
NH90 Helicopter - The NH90 NFH (NATO Frigate Helicopter) is a French twin-engine helicopter used by the French Navy. Developed by NHIndustries, it has been the replacement for the Super Frelon and the Lynx since 2015. It is versatile and flexible, and carries out a number of different missions: Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW), Anti-Surface Warfare (ASuW), Counter-Terrorism, Government action at sea. It is designed to equip French Frigates and when needed, can also be deployed on Projection and Command Ships (BPC) or Aircraft Carriers. Twenty-seven Caiman Marine helicopters will be used to equip the French Navy and will be divided into two fleets. It should be noted that the NH90 also exists in a Land Version, the “Caiman”, deployed by the French Army Light Aviation (ALAT). The NH90 is the result of a European programme bringing together six countries. As a result of its success over 208 units have been exported.
ECUME - The ECUME, or Loadable Multi-Purpose Commando Boat, is a semi-rigid Multi-Purpose Vessel. It began being used to equip the Ponchardier Commando (Operational Support) in January 2016. Designed by Zodiac Milpro International, it is the replacement for the ETRACO/ Rapid Transport and Commando Action Boat. Thanks to its modular structure, the ECUME carries out a number of roles in different situations (Command, Fire Support, Assault ,etc.), hostage release, counter piracy operations, drug traffic interception are all missions it is entrusted with. Its development is particularly focused on interoperability, allowing the ECUME to be used on the principal vessels of the French Navy.
ATL2 MPA - The Atlantique 2 is a Maritime Patrol Aircraft developed by Bréguet – Dassault Aviation. It is the direct descendant of the Bréguet Atlantic. Currently, the ATL2 is frequently used in Africa where it serves as backup to Ground Forces. The ATL2 has been in service for twenty or so years, and has undergone several retrofits. Integration of the MU90 Torpedo was completed in July 2014. A renovation operation is currently in progress, notably in order to install the Thales Searchmaster Radar. The ATL2 ensures the safety and support of the Strategic Operational Forces by escorting nuclear deterrent Submarines in the near Atlantic. It carries out Electronic Warfare and Intelligence Missions, takes part in force projection abroad in support of the deployed Naval Air Group, and also carries out public service missions. It is also involved in the fight against piracy and drug trafficking.
F21 Torpedo - The F21 Torpedo is intended to equip French Navy Submarines. This heavyweight system can destroy or neutralise Surface Ships or Submarines. Designed for Offshore and Coastal Operations, it can manoeuvre just as easily in shallow or deep waters. Its high degree of autonomy allows it to cover long distances. The first torpedoes are set to be delivered in 2017.
Roll-Up Connectable Beaching Mats: Musthane presents its new-generation of Mustmove Beach Access, roll-up connectable beaching mats to prevent vehicles to be bugged in sand or in mud during amphibious operations. The range, designed and manufactured in France, after several years of Research and Development and a number of international patents, works effectively with all-wheeled vehicles in service in the French Army and has successfully come through a French Army Staff Armament Programmes Directorate assessment. It is part of the Mustmove range, offering Mobility Solutions developed by Musthane for the field of operations.
Nexter VBCI - VBCI is a fully mature and combat proven MOTS platform that is in service within the French Army since 2008 (630 delivered), and has been successfully deployed to Afghanistan, Lebanon, UAE, Mali and Central African Republic. The combat experience of VBCI has demonstrated the capacity of deployment over long distances (over 2,500km in 5 days in Mali) and its reliability in extreme conditions (>55°C). The 32 tons standard is fully qualified and being implemented in the French Army Fleet ensures future growth potential. Protection, mobility, firepower and reduced maintenance footprint are the key assets of VBCI, which stands as the combat-proven benchmark in the New-Generation 8X8 market.
With SMEs shaping the Future of Naval Technologies, this exhibition area displays innovative SMEs projects that will shape the future of Naval capabilities. All projects were supported by the French Armament Procurement Agency (DGA). The DGA invests over 730 Million Euros yearly in innovation, covering a large span of projects, from lab studies to prototype experimentations in an operational context. Visitors will have the possibility to meet both the SMEs and DGA representatives. Five SMEs will present their projects during a short Conference each day.
Short tutorials on defence related subjects such as export regulation or dual-use innovation support will also take place daily, led by DGA officials. Moreover, this area will be accessible for all SMEs to meet with representatives of the DGA, a B2B meeting area being made available to that end.
The GICAN is particularly involved in Innovation and Technologies of the future. It co-facilitates the Naval Solutions - “Tomorrow’s Transportation” programme with the State and the CORICAN (Orientation Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Naval Activities). These programmes and tools make it possible to focus Research and Innovation in line with the public policy strategy adapted by the Industry’s Strategic Committee and to contribute to development in French businesses, particularly SMEs. The GICAN leads technological roadmaps that group businesses together, including a number of innovative SMEs, focusing on issues that promote “Vessel for the Future” and “Safe, Smart, Clean and Economic Vessels”.
EURONAVAL 2016 PROGRAMME
Monday 17th October
12.00pm Opening of Euronaval
Welcome for Official Delegations
Tuesday 18th October – Official Day
9.00am Exhibition opens
Welcome for Official Delegations
9.15am Official Inauguration by the Minister of Defence, Jean-Yves Le Drian; Euronaval Trophy awards
Visit by the French Minister of Defence
2.00pm Opening Address: “Together for Safe and Secure Oceans”
7.00pm Euronaval evening event (by invitation only)
Wednesday 19th October
10.00am Opening of the BtoB Meetings (Private Area)
Workshop – Morning theme: “Protection and Security of Port and Maritime Facilities”
2.00pm Workshop – Afternoon theme: “Underwater Combat”
2.00pm “Cyber Security Encounters in the Maritime Environment” (Lagoon Area)
5.00pm BtoB meetings close
Thursday 20th October
10.00am BtoB Meetings (Private Area)
Workshop – Morning theme: “Special Naval Operations”
2.00pm Workshop - Afternoon theme: “Naval Defence”
5.00pm BtoB Meetings close
Friday 21st October
10.00am BtoB Meetings (private area)
Workshop – Morning theme: “The Naval Sector in the Digital Age”
12.00pm BtoB Meetings and Workshops close
October 18th 2016
“Together for Safe and Secure Oceans”
Open, safe and secure seas are vital for global prosperity and development. In an era of unprecedented globalisation, markets are increasingly interdependent, while Security challenges transcend national borders and traditional security prisms. The emergence of new actors, new capabilities, and new Security theatres has led to an increased militarisation of international waters and exacerbated existing geopolitical rivalries. Moreover, non-traditional Security threats – from Maritime Piracy, Terrorism, Mass Migration, illegal fishing and other criminal activities, to marine pollution, resource depletion and increasingly frequent natural disasters – represent additional challenges for the realm of Maritime Security.
Interconnected by nature, the global Maritime domain can only be secured through concerted efforts among all stakeholders – including public and private, as well as Civilian and Military actors. Effective cooperation and coordination need to be ensured not only at an inter-state level, but also between the various National Maritime Agencies – be it Navy, Coast Guards, Customs, as well as the private and non-governmental sector – in a comprehensive manner. Crises at sea are driven by, and inherently connected to, problems on land, and therefore need to be addressed in a holistic manner. All the above is reflected in the European Union’s 2014 Maritime Security Strategy (EUMSS), which represents one of the landmark documents for addressing the complex Maritime Security challenges of the 21st Century.
The opening colloquium of the Euronaval 2016 brings together leading personalities from across the broad spectrum of Maritime Security, to discuss the new challenges and how to address them in the most efficient and sustainable way possible.
2:00 – 2:10 pm Welcoming Remarks: Patrick Boissier, President, GICAN
2:10 - 2:30pm Keynote Address, Antonio Missiroli, Director, EUISS
“The Future of Maritime Security: Low-end Operations”
The global Maritime environment has become busier, more fragile, more contested, and more complex –a trend which is unlikely to change in the years to come. From enhancing Maritime Situational Awareness, Information-sharing, to Search and Rescue operations, and countering crime, the tasks and needs of Maritime Law Enforcement Agencies have never been more varied. How can the Maritime Industry respond to these changing needs in a proactive and flexible manner? What innovative technologies and approaches could contribute to keeping our seas safe, secure and open to all?
“The Future of Naval Warfare: High-end Operations”
Our current strategic environment is in flux. The emergence of new Naval Powers, technological capabilities, and hybrid warfare tactics, calls for a rethinking of traditional security approaches and operational capacities. While interests and geopolitics drive global security dynamics, preventing crises requires better coordination between the policy, military and industrial spheres. How can the Naval Industry anticipate the needs of Governments if diplomacy fails? What could be the ‘game changing’ technologies of the future? See it all at Euronaval 2016.