Damen-designed Mexican Navy frigate completes sea trials; University of Alaska Southeast offers new marine transportation scholarship

Damen-designed Mexican Navy frigate completes sea trials

December 30, 2019 – Built at the ASTIMAR 20 naval shipyard in Salina Cruz, Mexico, the 351 foot long POLA-class frigate is the Mexican equivalent of Damen’s SIGMA Frigate 10514.




Latécoère Enters into an Agreement to Acquire Bombardier’s Electrical Wiring Interconnection System Business in Querétaro

  • Latécoère to acquire EWIS activities and related assets as well as a skilled workforce specializing in harnessing and electrical sub-assemblies in Querétaro
  • Agreement promotes long-term relationship with Latécoère and supports the optimization of Bombardier Aviation  
  • Bombardier continues to produce major structures at its high-tech main campus in Querétaro, including the aft fuselage for the Global family of jets

TOULOUSE, France and MONTREAL, Dec. 31, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Latécoère and Bombardier announced that the companies have entered into a definitive agreement, whereby Latécoère will acquire Bombardier’s electrical wiring interconnection system (EWIS) assets in Querétaro, Mexico. The two companies also concluded a long-term supply agreement that will see Latécoère supply Bombardier with electrical wiring interconnection systems.