DCI conducting European Defense Agency study

Jan. 8, 2014 at 1:36 PM

PARIS, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- French defense company DCI, in consortium with SCS of Britain, is conducting a one-year European Defense Agency study on military training.

The focus of the Naval Training Support Study, part of a European Union's pooling-and-sharing process for military forces, is the areas of navigation, mine warfare and diving, DCI said.

"DCI is proud to work jointly with the European Defense Agency on this study," said Adm. Bruno Nielly, executive vice president of DCI-NAVFCO. "Thanks to this project, we are able to prove once again that we are experts in the naval training field. We can also be part of the search for synergies, which are strengthening the European Security and Defense Policy."

NAVFCO is the naval component of DCI, which counts the French government as a stakeholder.

In making the announcement of receipt of the study award, the French company gave no information as it its monetary value.

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