Call for proposals 2021 - Multirole and modular offshore patrol vessel EDF-2021-NAVAL-D Open!


Naval combat systems and platforms are essential assets to ensure presence where needed, and exercise control and power at sea.
The main objective is to generate a new multirole and modular class of vessels able to increase current navies’ capabilities mainly in terms of Maritime Situational Awareness (MSA), Surface Superiority and Power Projection and also to carry out a large spectrum of maritime operations ranging from peacetime and times of crisis actions to wartime operations


This call covers the following topics:

  • EDF-2021-NAVAL-D-MMPC: Modular and multirole patrol corvette (EDF-2021 - European Defence Fund Action)

European community funding

The Community provisional funding available for the call for proposals is:

  • 60,00 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 09 December 2021 - in 2 months (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call for Proposals (Legal base)

Organisations eligible to participate

Opened to the following bodies or institutes with legal status established in the covered areas:

  • Any legal organisation

Covered areas

Bodies or institutes must have their registered legal seat in one of the countries taking part in the Programme which are:

  • European Union (EU)
  • European Free Trade Association (EFTA)

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for External Relations

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