On 09 December, a consortium led by Fincantieri, Naval Group and Navantia, coordinated by Naviris, submitted an industrial proposal related to the MMPC call of the European Defence Fund (EDF), Naval Group writes in a press release. With this proposal, the consortium is a contender for the development of the joint project.
According to the companies, the clear objective of the proposal is to maximise synergies and collaboration among European shipbuilding industrials. By developing together a new ship, the EPC, they aim to ensure a European sovereignty in the second rank warship. The EPC PESCO project is supported by four countries, namely Italy, France, Spain and Greece.