The Organisation for Joint Armament Co-operation (OCCAR), acting on behalf of the French, German and Spanish Armament agencies DGA, BAAINBw and DGAM, has awarded a de-risking study to a European consortium comprising Airbus Helicopters, Thales and MDBA for the mid-life upgrade (MLU) of the Tiger attack helicopter to the Mk 3 standard. France, Germany and Spain will prepare together the development of new features and identify the innovations needed to improve the Tigers survivability and keep it fully operational beyond 2040
Thales has detailed the list of equipment made by it to be installed on the Dassault Rafale fighter jet meant for India. The listing was in an
Lockheed Martin and ThalesRaytheonSystems will provide NATO with a Territorial Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) command and control capability (C2). ThalesRaytheonSystems will be the prime contractor and system integrator the defense solution, while Lockheed Martin is developing the ballistic missile defense planning capability through its Defense Design System (DDS), the company said in a statement Thursday
Lockheed Martin has teamed up with Raytheon and Thales to provide the NATO Alliance with a territorial Ballistic Missile Defence (BMD) command and control capability. The Teaming Agreement, signed with ThalesRaytheonSystems establishes a transatlantic team that combines the depth and breadth of decades of expertise from Lockheed Martin and Raytheon, with the European air command and control capabilities of Thales
Gamekeeper holographic radar developed by Aveillant, a Thales company, will be part of the Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT), which takes place at Royal Air Force (RAF) Fairford in Gloucestershire from 13-15 July, to track all the high-speed manoeuvring jets taking part in flight demonstrations. Gamekeeper radar, designed primarily to detect and track small unmanned air vehicles (drones), also has the capacity to detect and track the aerobatic performances of fast jets, giving full 3D location, speed and heading
The Finnish ministry of defense has extended an agreement on the maintenance of Long-Range Surveillance Radar and Medium-Range Surveillance Radar systems with Thales for 2018-2023. Based on a proposal of the Defence Forces Logistics Command, Minister of Defence Jussi Niinistö mandated the Defence Forces to conclude an extension agreement on the maintenance of LRSR and MRSR with Thales LAS France S
A total of nine consortia comprising of international shipbuilding companies and system suppliers have bid for the Brazilian Navy's "Tamandare" Class Corvettes project the shortlist of which is expected on August 27. Another stage of tender process ended on 18 of last month
Thales has completed repair and upgrade of Indonesias Diponegoro-class corvettes by installing and integrating Kingklip hull-mounted sonar. The upgrade follows a repair of the corvette damaged in an accident that took place during a routine sea operation in January 2015
Thales has launched the first comprehensive private cloud infrastructure solution called Nexium Defence Cloud to improve the operational efficiency of the armed forces. The Thales Defence Cloud is a sovereign solution designed for constrained environments, enabling deployed forces to conduct their missions in total autonomy in the theatre of operations
Four European firms – Elettronica, Hensoldt, Indra and Thales have signed a memorandum of agreement to provide MALE (Medium Altitude, Long Endurance) RPAS (Remotely Piloted Aircraft System) program with a future-proof ISTAR (Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition and Reconnaissance) function. The companies have agreed in compliance with legal and regulatory requirements, confirming their common goal to offer a coherent ISTAR functional chain for the MALE RPAS comprising all elements from sensors and computing through data processing and communications
Indias MKU and Thales have signed two MoUs for strategic co-operation in the development and production of optronic devices and F90close quarter battle (CQB) rifle for soldiers. The optronic devices will be co-developed by Thales and MKU and both the optronic devices and F90 rifles will be manufactured in India at MKUs facilities in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh
Frances Ministry of the Armed Forces has awarded a contract to integrate Thales' Universal Electronic Warfare Capability (CUGE) on board three Falcon Epicure jets. This new programme will strengthen electronic intelligence capabilities and thereby help the French Armed Forces to perform their strategic information gathering functions to better anticipate eventualities
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