Officials of the French defence ministry inquiring into the Scorpene submarine data leak to The Australian newspaper in August have alleged that the source of the leak was linked to German defence firm ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems (TKMS). French newspaper Le Monde, quoting multiple sources, said it was driven by competition between TKMS and French firm […]

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The Indian Navy said on Wednesday the leaked documents on the Scorpene submarine not impact its stealth and operational capabilities as the details are “old” and that the vessel’s “signature” will be known only once it heads for the open sea. The documents from DCNS, the French company that designed the boats being built in […]

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French naval contractor DCNS said on Wednesday it may have been the victim of “economic warfare” after secrets about its Scorpene submarines being built in India were leaked. India opened an investigation after The Australian newspaper published documents relating to the submarine’s combat capabilities, raising concerns over another major contract with Australia. The leak contains […]

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A massive data leak detailing the combat and stealth capabilities of the Indian Navy’s soon-to-be inducted French Scorpene submarines has been reported. The leak could potentially affect the combat capabilities of the sub-surface platforms. Mazgaon Docks Limited (MDL) is building six Scorpene submarines with technology transfer from DCNS of France. “The stunning leak, which runs […]

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