thyssenkrupp Marine Systems is one of the world’s leading naval system providers. Our submarines, naval surface vessels and maritime defense equipment are known for their superior technological excellence, reliability and longevity. Beyond that, we supply prime knowhow and reliable services during the entire operational lifetime of submarines and naval vessels.
Our naval surface vessels, such as the Blohm+Voss Class 123, 124 and 125 frigates, as well as the Blohm+Voss MEKO® Class corvettes and frigates feature robust, modular, innovative designs, proven in decades of naval service around the world.
We also lead the naval world in non-nuclear submarines with our HDW Class 209, 212A, and 214 submarines. With over 100 years of submarine experience and cutting-edge technologies (including mission-proven, fuel cell based air-independent propulsion), we have provided highly capable, stealthy submarines to over 20 customer navies operating in the most extreme environments of the world.
For the past 60 years, German submarine design and construction has been following a constant evolution reflecting both the operational requirements of our client navies and the progress in technology. Highly sophisticated submarines of more than 15 different designs, some of them in several versions and equipped with tailor-made systems, have been built and delivered by thyssenkrupp Marine Systems.
From corvettes to frigates and special purpose vessels – more than 130 naval ships have been built or designed by thyssenkrupp Marine Systems since 1960. Our worldwide unique MEKO® concept has stood the test of time since the 1970s in operations in 20 navies. It stands for the modular construction and equipment of naval surface ships. A prime example of top German engineering for the benefit of the customer.
The impressive list of references of thyssenkrupp Marine Systems is based on the design and construction of hundreds of naval ships and submarines. Our success story could only be written thanks to the extremely high degree of customer satisfaction. As a reliable partner, in addition to the products themselves, of course we also provide a full scope of logistic backup in after sales service for the entire life cycle of naval units.