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Japan Buys Thales Bushmasters

Japan Buys Thales Bushmasters

The Japanese Ministry of Defence has ordered four Bushmaster vehicles for deployment with the Japan Ground Self-Defence Force (JGSDF). The vehicles, all troop carrier variants, will be manufactured at the company’s facility in Bendigo, Victoria in Australia, for delivery in […]


Thales and the Qatar to Develop An Optionally Piloted Vehicle

Thales and the Qatar to Develop An Optionally Piloted Vehicle

Thales has today signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Qatar Armed Forces to assist in the development of an Optionally Piloted Vehicle – Aircraft (OPV-A), a high performance Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition and Reconnaissance (ISTAR) system, and the […]


Thales Unveils Avionics 2020 for Helicopters

Thales Unveils Avionics 2020 for Helicopters

On the opening day of the HELI-EXPO 2014 show in Los Angeles, Thales unveils its Avionics 2020 new-generation helicopter cockpit. Modeled on the principles behind the ground-breaking Avionics 2020 for fixed wing aircraft presented at the 2013 Paris Air Show, […]


Brazilian Army Selects Thales’s Intercom Systems for Vehicles

Brazilian Army Selects Thales’s Intercom Systems for Vehicles

The Brazilian Army has awarded Thales contracts for the delivery of Sotas communication systems for various vehicle programs, such as the new Guarani vehicle, the Cascavel, the M113 and the Urutu refurbishment programs. The systems will be delivered in June […]


Indonesia Orders ForceShield Integrated Air Defence System and Starstreak Missiles

Indonesia Orders ForceShield Integrated Air Defence System and Starstreak Missiles

Thales UK today announced that it has signed a contract worth over £100 million with the Indonesian Ministry of Defence for ForceSHIELD, Thales’s integrated Advanced Air Defence system. In addition to the supply of STARStreak short-range air defence missiles, the […]


Thales to Develop World’s Most Powerful Laser for Romania

Thales to Develop World’s Most Powerful Laser for Romania

At a ceremony attended by Jean-Marc Ayrault, Prime Minister of France, and Victor Ponta, Prime Minister of Romania, Thales today signed a contract worth €60 million to develop a high-intensity laser system at the Horia Hulubei National Institute of Physics […]


FLASH SONICS Sonar Enters Service with French Navy NH90 Helicopters

FLASH SONICS Sonar Enters Service with French Navy NH90 Helicopters

During the three-month long deployment of the FREMM frigate Aquitaine, the implementation crew for the NH90 helicopter from 33F Squadron had an opportunity to experience the operational capabilities of the FLASH SONICS system. The FLASH system (Folding Light Acoustic System […]


First Thales A400M Full Flight Simulator Ready for Training

First Thales A400M Full Flight Simulator Ready for Training

The first A400M Full Flight Simulator (FFS) designed and built by Thales for Airbus Military received European Aviation Safety Agency’s qualification for training on the 7 June at Airbus Military International Training Centre in Seville. This qualification is a key […]


Thales to Supply Sonobuoy Processors to Romanian Navy

Thales to Supply Sonobuoy Processors to Romanian Navy

Romanian helicopter manufacturer IAR Brasov has chosen Thales to supply TMS 2000 sonobuoy processors to equip IAR-330 Puma helicopters operated by the Romanian Navy. The processors will give the Romanian Navy a decisive anti-submarine warfare (ASW) capability to detect submarines […]


 
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