Who we are

Solving the world’s most complex challenges requires disruptive technologies

Humanity is now seeking to explore new frontiers and is faced with novel hostile environments. In the meantime, nations worldwide are seeing their sovereignty being challenged. Responding to those global transformations requires for us to join forces to push back the limits of science and venture into unknown territories. To do so, we are convinced that the development of new disruptive technologies has a critical part to play. And as a global technology leader, we are here to provide them. 

Offer cutting-edge technologies to expand capabilities

Driven by a pioneering spirit, we create innovative technologies to deliver unrivaled performance, reliability and safety to our civil and defense clients operating in severe environments. From the deep sea to outer space, we expand their capabilities with a full range of robust components, products and systems that help them conduct their missions with the utmost efficiency and safety. 

Empower through innovation and long-term partnership

Moved by curiosity, we are committed to working together with our clients and partners to foster technological convergence. Determined and daring, we come up with innovative ways to expand their capabilities. As a trusted and reliable industrial partner, we help them rise to the most complex challenges.

About us

Exail is a leading high-tech industrial group specializing in cutting-edge robotics, maritime, navigation, aerospace and photonics technologies. With a strong entrepreneurial culture, Exail delivers unrivaled performance, reliability and safety to its civil and defense clients operating in severe environments. From the deep sea to outer space, Exail expands their capabilities with a full range of robust in-house manufactured components, products and systems.

Employing a workforce of 1500 people worldwide, the company benefits from a global footprint and conducts its business in over 80 countries.

Exail was formed by ECA Group and iXblue joining forces in 2022. It is a subsidiary of Groupe Gorgé, a family-owned company specialized in high-technology. 

Our global footprint

80

countries served worldwide

24/7

technical support

1500

employees worldwide

250

million euros of turnover

Latest news

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Exail chosen by Navantia to equip Spanish S80 submarines with WECDIS navigation system

Exail, along with its distributor in Spain, GRAFINTA, S.A. has secured a contract with Navantia to supply its Gecdis-W Warship Electronic Chart Display and Information System (WECDIS) for the four Spanish S80 Plus-class submarines.

Exail announces appointment of new CEO of its Maritime Systems Business Line

Exail announces the appointment of Jérôme Bendell as the new CEO of its Maritime systems business line, teaming up with Fabien Napolitano and Thomas Buret, Exail’s CEOs, to explore new horizons. Jérôme Bendell will also continue to serve as the CEO of the Aerospace and Land business line until a successor is appointed. Jérôme brings an innovative vision and a drive for excellence, promising to take Exail to greater heights of success.

Exail enhances offshore operations with Octans AHRS advanced technology

Exail has secured a contract with Bourbon, a leading French maritime services provider, to supply several units of Exail Octans Attitude and Heading Reference Systems (AHRS) for integration into Bourbon Subsea Services subsidiary’s fleet. These units will be installed on multiple Bourbon Evolution 800 Series multi-purpose support vessels (MPSVs) dedicated to subsea operations at depths down to 3,000 meters.

Eelume partners with Exail to equip all-terrain AUVs with advanced navigation systems

Exail has been selected by Eelume, a leading provider of innovative underwater technology, to supply its Phins Compact C3 Inertial Navigation System (INS) for Eelume’s new S-Series all-terrain Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs).

Exail wins new contract for B737 maintenance simulator

Exail has concluded its first sale of the Phins 9 Compact brand-new compact high-performance Inertial Navigation System (INS) to Bedrock, a leader in underwater data acquisition platforms. The Phins 9 Compact INS will be integrated into Bedrock’s new autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV), marking a significant advancement in navigational accuracy and operational efficiency.

Bedrock selects Exail’s Phins 9 Compact INS for next-generation AUV

Exail has concluded its first sale of the Phins 9 Compact brand-new compact high-performance Inertial Navigation System (INS) to Bedrock, a leader in underwater data acquisition platforms. The Phins 9 Compact INS will be integrated into Bedrock’s new autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV), marking a significant advancement in navigational accuracy and operational efficiency.

Exail launches new SWaP-C optimized inertial navigation system for AUV

Exail has announced the launch of its latest product, the Phins 9 Compact. This new compact high-performance inertial navigation system (INS) is designed for all unmanned underwater vehicles and offers the market’s highest blend of navigation performance, reliability, and Size, Weight, and Power (SWAP) efficiency.

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