14.02.2011: The French Navy selects Diginext to design navigation systems for surface ships and submarines

Diginext enters a new phase with the award of two major contracts that reinforce its position on the defense systems market and recognize its expertise in the design of navigation systems.

Already selected by DCNS group to supply the navigation control units for the FREMM, BARRACUDA and SCORPENE programs, Diginext just won two major contracts to supply:

• 40 MilGPS systems (P(Y) code SAASM GPS receivers) to the French Fleet Support Services Department. The MilGPS receiver, the most recent addition to Diginext's navigation product line, will equip the main units of the French Navy. It is the first 100% European SAASM receiver dedicated to naval applications and will soon also be deployed on board the ships of the Dutch Royal Navy. 

• Loran C long-range receivers for the ballistic missile submarines (SSBNs) of the French Strategic Oceanic Force. Developed by Diginext from a new digital Loran C receiver concept, these receivers utilize the most cutting-edge signal processing technology. Designed for applications in which the range and integrity requirements of the navigation solution are of prime importance, they provide superior navigation in terms of durability, accuracy and responsiveness compared with conventional receivers. This project is carried out in collaboration with DCNS. 

"These business successes illustrate Diginext's technological potential and innovative capacity, and strengthen our positioning as the undisputed French leader in this field.”, says Thomas Fourquet, CEO of Diginext.

About Diginext
Diginext was founded as a subsidiary of CS Group in 1996 to design innovative products in the areas of tactical data links, simulation and training, electronic warfare and navigation systems. A key player in the field of tactical data links (TDL), Diginext has developed a wide range of test and simulation tools. 

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