Thales plans to establish a dedicated United Arab Emirates Defence Service Centre in Abu Dhabi to provide training and transfer of knowledge to UAE Armed Forces.
The new Service Centre will serve all divisions of the UAE Armed Forces and will span across the entire Thales portfolio of solutions.
Thales will set up a contact centre which will deliver front office functions, as well as back office functions, such as procurement, spares, consumables & repairs, inventory management, shipping, customs, logistics chain management, installed base management and other customer support related activities, the company said in a statement during the ongoing Dubai Airshow.
Thales and PAL Aerospace are unveiling the Force Multiplier, an aircraft with an endurance of more than 10 flight hours at Dubai Airshow starting on November 12. The aircraft is specifically designed to provide an operational service that meets the immediate needs of both government and private customers in terms of maritime and ground surveillance
Three French aviation companies have been fined a total of 227 million euros ($268 million) in Taiwan over a commercial dispute dating back to 1992, the companies announced. Dassault Aviation said it was fined 134 million euros; avionics and systems manufacturer Thales was hit with a fine of 64 million euros; and engine maker Safran was ordered to pay 29 million euros, the groups said in statements released separately late Wednesday
The French company Thales is offering a lightweight, compact active array radar for Indias Tejas Light Combat Aircraft (LCA), dubbed Tejas Mark-IA. Thales radar is an advanced Fire Control Radar (FCR) designed for air-to-air superiority and strike missions, based on fully solid-state Active Electronically Scanning Array (AESA) technology, enabling the radar to achieve long detection ranges, high mission reliability and multi-target tracking capabilities
Thales has secured a seven year contract worth £100 million to provide through-life support for communications systems of the Royal Navys fleet. The awarded contract provides an intelligent, unified approach to supporting the Thales communications systems, including those fitted to the Queen Elizabeth Class (QEC) aircraft carriers coming into service
Airbus has awarded Thales a contract for two new A400M military training simulators for French and German air forces. The delivery of simulators will be in 2019 for French air force and 2020 for German air force
UAE Air Force RQ-1E remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) aircrews will soon complete several courses being delivered by CAE Maritime Middle East (MME), including an RPA Sensor Operator Fundamentals Course and RPA Aircrew Fundamentals Course. The courses are all part of the comprehensive training solution for RPA systems being developed by CAE under a contract signed last year to provide academic, simulator, and live flying training for the UAE Air Forces fleet of RQ-1E Predator aircraft
Thales has bought European SIM manufacturer Gemalto bettering 46-euro share bid by another French firm Atos. The aerospace giant paid 51 euros ($60) a share for Gemalto, a premium of 57 percent over the closing price on December 8, Thales said in a statement Sunday
Thales has undertaken the integration of a remotely operated turret and surveillance system for the Kuwait Ministry of Interiors armoured patrol vehicles. All vehicles will be ready for operations by the end of 2017
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