DCNS Australia is a subsidiary of DCNS, a French naval shipbuilding company and European leader in naval defence. DCNS is also an innovative player in renewable marine energy. DCNS Australia was established in April 2015, marking almost a century of cooperation between France and Australia.DCNS has a long-term vision in Australia. We believe in a sustainable, prosperous and safe Australia. We exist to combine the expertise of Australia and France so that our Navy can perform its mission safely and effectively and our customers in civil markets can create new value in the community. DCNS Australia comprises a team of highly skilled engineers and procurement specialists, committed to delivering technically advanced and cost effective solutions to our customers.This local presence is bolstered by strong relationships with small and medium sized enterprises and access to the global resources of the DCNS Group.In April 2016, DCNS was selected as the Australian Government’s preferred international partner for the design of 12 Future submarines for the Royal Australian Navy.