Leak outlines the secret combat capability of six submarines that DCNS has designed for the Indian Navy.
Submarine Builder DCNS Suffers Security Breach
The French shipbuilder which earlier this year won a A$50 billion ($38.06 billion) contract to build Australia’s next generation of submarines has suffered a massive data leak, raising doubts about the security of one of the world’s biggest defense projects.
France’s DCNS Group beat out Germany’s ThyssenKrupp and a Japanese-government backed bid by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Kawasaki Heavy Industries, in a blow to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s push to develop defense export capabilities as part of a more muscular security agenda.
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