About Naval Group India
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Naval Group India, which was established as DCNS India, is a 100 % owned subsidiary of Naval Group that is headquartered in Paris, France.

Established in September 2008, it has its presence felt in 2 major cities: Mumbai and New Delhi. The main purpose of Naval Group to be in India would be to support the Indigenisation through ‘Make in India’ activities for Scorpene® submarine equipment, to develop the Indian defence eco-system, as well as to develop design services in India with talented Indian engineers.

Naval Group India has displayed continuous efforts of participating in various defence and renewable energy endeavours for the Indian Navy by empowering Indian industrial partners to cater to the requirements of the Indian shipyards and the Navy. Self-reliance, empowerment and innovation are the driving force for Naval Group India to better serve the rich Indian coastline.

The thrust to the industrial progress of India can be clearly attributed to the one-of-a-kind initiative called Make in India. India proves to be a strong contender on account of its increasing manufacturing skills.

Strategically significant projects have seen increased participation of indigenous content through a complex process of transfer of technology. Convergence of knowledge, ideas and competence amongst a wide array of cultures introduces an interesting element in the success story of indigenisation.

The endeavour of Naval Group India is to be a visionary and to further its involvement in empowering more and more industries by creating a robust eco-system that can cater to the varied defence needs of the country.

RAdm Rahul K Shrawat, AVSM (Retd.)


Laurent Videau

Country & Managing Director

Laurent Jean

Chief Operating Officer

Francois-Xavier Briffod

P75 Program Director

Frederic Bellec

Overall Maintenance Manager (SSIN)

Neeraj Aswani

General Manager – Bids & Services

Tapash Dutta

P75 Program Office Director

Sarvesh Pai

General Manager – Design & Marine Engineering

Bhaskar Kanungo

DGM – Business Development & Marketing

Nilesh Mishra

General Manager – Accounts & Finance


Soumen Das

Information Technology

Usha Dsouza

Company Secretarial & Compliance

Snehalata Deshmukh

Human Resource

Sonal Shetty

Communications & Mobility