Thales has completed a test firing of the 70 mm laser-guided rocket, onboard Rooivalk helicopter in service with the South African Air Force (SAAF).
The test firings of the new FZ275LGR rocket, being developed by Forges de Zeebrugge (FZ), were conducted in South Africa in late October, the company announced Friday.
The Semi-Active Laser (SAL) Guided Rocket has a precision to within 1 metre. The new guided air-ground rocket has improved target engagement capabilities while reducing platform vulnerability.
Thales has won a sub-contract for the verification of the NATO's Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) architecture on the integrated test bed in The Hague. As per the contract, Leidos and its eight teammates from Canada, France, Germany, The Netherlands, Turkey, the UK, and the US, will support NATOs BMD programme by working together as an integrated product team to deliver BMD capability, Thales said in a statement Friday
Hanwha Thales has bagged a contract from the South Korean Defense Acquisition Program Administration(DAPA) to develop unmanned ground surveillance sensors for monitoring North Korean forces in the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ). The South Korean defense procurement agency said Tuesday that the deal between the DAPA and local company Hanwha Thales, a joint venture between Thales and Hanwha, is worth 3
The US Navy has awarded BAE Systems a $59.5 million contract for additional APKWSTM guidance kits to transform unguided 2
Cédric Leurquin has joined the Thales group as Head of Media Relations and Newsdesk. He reports to Matt Pothecary, Vice-President, Group Communications at Thales
Indian Defense Minister witnessed the first run of indigenously designed and developed aero engine Hindustan Turbo Fan Engine – HTFE 25 for trainer aircraft and helicopters. Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar also launched the design and development project of Hindustan Turbo Shaft Engine (HTSE-1200) used for light utility helicopters (Dhruv) at Hindustan Aeronautics (HAL)s Engine Division Monday
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