Steering gear system
The steering gear system ensures the steering of the submarine
The steering gear system is composed of planes and rudders, mechanical linkage and actuators.
DCNS propose steering gear solutions adapted to the different client Navies’ needs.
Reliable and safe solutions, proven at sea
Different possible configurations:
– cross- or X-shaped aft rudders
– diving fore planes on the hull or on the fin
– fixed or retractable diving fore planes
About 70 submarines’ steering systems for 9 different client Navies in the past 50 years:
Brazil, Chile, France, India, Malaysia, Pakistan, Portugal, South Africa, Spain