Numéro : 2626 - Year : 2012
The offshore patrol adroit
Christophe BOUVIER, DCNS/SNS - Lorient
The DCNS group decided in 2009 to self finance the design and the building of a new type of vessel the OPV named "L’Adroit". L’Adroit is a technology advance offshore patrol vessel designed to be at the origin of a new generation of oceanic patrol vessel. This ship will help to prove that the retained innovative and economic solutions can permit to secure the oceans in an efficient and long-lasting way.
The ship was delivered to the French Navy at the end of 2011 after some campaign of sea trials. This article will highlight the first feedbacks.