The Swiss Army has selected Thales Skyview airspace surveillance and flight operations system for its Air 2030 procurement programme, clinching the deal after defeating its competitors- Raytheon and Saab. The programme includes contracts for the purchase of around 40 new fighter jets, a ground-based air defence system and radar
Aeralis has signed an MoU with Thales to develop concepts for a ground-based training and simulation system to compliment United Kingdoms (UKs) Tempest future fighter programme. The two companies will evaluate concepts for a common simulator system that can be used to support all phases in a future flying training system and which could be demonstrated in time for Farnborough 2022, Aeralis said in a statement Monday
France is likely to order 150 additional VBMR Griffon multi-role armoured vehicles, Florence Parley, Minister of the Armed Forces of France said on July 4, during the ceremony held to accept the delivery of first of the ordered 1,722 VBMR 6x6 Griffon vehicles. “Concerning the Griffon, it will be 150 more vehicles that will be ordered, to reach 1872 copies by 2030,” Parley
Thales and Micro-X have announced a collaboration to develop Carbon NanoTubes (CNT) X-ray machines for airports that will eliminate the need for passengers to queue up, open bags and remove electronics devices and liquids. Instead, passengers will simply set their closed bag on the scanner and walk through another scanner
Chinas People's Liberation Army (PLA) Rocket Force displayed a cluster consisting of ten DF-21D anti-ship ballistic missiles capable of attacking medium- to large-sized vessels in a recent video, according to the Chinese media. The missiles can be seen erected into launch positions in a promotional video of the PLA Rocket Force
French company Thales Group has acquired an Artificial Intelligence-based firm Psibernetix, the company announced Thursday. Psibernetix has developed aerial combat application named ALPHA based on AI for simulated air combat
Four frigates of the De Zeven Provinciën-class belonging to the Royal Netherlands Navy will get Thales SMART-L Multi Mission Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA)-type of radars. The lead ship of the class HNLMS De Zeven Provinciën has already been equipped with the radar that will provide the ship with air and missile defense capability
The Indian Air Force (IAF) announced Friday that two of its indigenously designed Tejas Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) had left for Malaysia to take part in the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition 2019 (LIMA-2019). Participating team members along with two Tejas aircraft had been ferried out from the Kalaikunda base in West Bengal for Langkawi, the IAF
Thales has developed a new radar named “Ground Master 200 Multi Mission” to the family of 4D Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radars. According to the company, the Ground Master 200 establishes tracks faster and keeps them locked for longer, thus maximising time on target
Frances Defence Procurement Agency (DGA) has selected Thales Coast Watcher 100 radar to perform surveillance activities. The Coast Watcher 100 will be deployed for surveillance at the DGA missile test ranges of Mediterranean Sea and Landes, the company said in a statement
The Indian Navy has inked a INR 306 Crore ($42 Million) deal with Thales Australia for eight mine counter-measure clip-on influence sweeps. "In order to meet the requirement, a contract for procurement of eight Clip Influence Sweep (CLOIS) for minesweeping has already been concluded", Subhash Bhamre, India's minister of state for defence was quoted by
Thales, alongside Dassault Aviation and Safran, has been awarded a contract by the French defence procurement agency (DGA) to develop the future onboard sensors and communication systems that will equip the F4 standard of the Rafale omni-role combat aircraft. In particular, Thales will prepare for the introduction of the CONTACT radio; secure, intelligent communications server technology; and a Syracuse IV satellite communications capability
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