Thales, in coordination with the French defence procurement agency (DGA), has developed the capabilities of the BAT-120, a combat proven weapon system already qualified on the Mirage 2000 fighter jet. The laser-guided BAT-120 is a precision strike weapon, reasonably sized that can be carried in large numbers on the aircrafts wing pylons to fight all types of fixed or mobile targets (lightly armoured or unarmoured vehicles, go-fast vessels)
Thales has unveiled TRAC NG radar for dual civil/military operations on the opening day of Paris Air Show 2017. Derived from Thales STAR NG approach radar, TRAC NG responds to the need to extend primary surveillance across en-route segments in ever more congested airspaces, and the more effective monitoring of secured military airspaces, the company said in a statement Monday
Thales will unveil its Ground Fire family, a range of latest-generation multifunction ground radar at Paris Air show 2017 starting this week. The radar system, which is fully digital, will carry out air defence and surveillance missions simultaneously
Japan's Hitachi Company is one among the victims of massive cyberattack that has been perpetrated with the use of virus WanaCrypt0r 2.0 that infected computers around the globe this weekend
The final Nulka active missile decoy produced under a contract with BAE Systems Australia has been delivered, Australian ministry announced today. Australias minister for defense industry Christopher Pyne said the final assembly of the decoys was completed at Defences Mulwala munitions factory in regional New South Wales
Thales has acquired a real-time Big Data analytics provider, Guavus, under a definitive agreement announced today. The acquisition of Guavus follows several acquisitions in the fields of connectivity, mobility and cyber security, and strengthens Thales's positioning in one of the key technologies at the heart of digital transformation, the processing and predictive analysis of “big data”, an increasingly critical factor in real-time decision-making, the company press release says
Thales delivers an FNPT II (Flight and Navigation Procedures Trainer) simulator to the Royal Malaysian Air Force for the purposes of initial pilot training. The simulator, delivered to the company Gading Kasturi, has been in operation since December
Thales Nederland BV, a Netherland-based firm has won a contract to provide two missile guidance units in support of Sea Sparrow Missile launch to the government of Japan. “Thales Nederland BV, Hengelo OV, Netherlands, is being awarded a $10,699,226 firm-fixed-price contract for two missile guidance units (MGU), spare parts, technical manuals, training and engineering support for the government of Japan,” the US Department of Defense announced in a press release Thursday
Thales has started testing and validation of the Aireon space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast (ADS-B) data. The data validation started initially after signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in June of 2015
A maintenance repair and overhaul facility will be setup at Indian Naval Station INS Hansa in Goa over next few years to maintain the MiG 29K fighter aircraft based on the aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya. “The intermediate repair facility for the RD33 MK engines powering the MiG 29K aircraft will be built at a cost of Rs 200-300 crore ( US$30 million to US$45 million),” the ministry of defence officials were quoted as saying by
Indias Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Thales to assess the opportunity for the transfer of technology of the STARStreak missile capability to India with the support of United Kingdom (UK). The MoU was signed in the presence of Ms Harriet Baldwin, MP, Minister for Defence Procurement for the UK Government at Aero India 2017, Thales announced today
Thailand Navy is eyeing for larger platforms such as landing platforms or docks (LPDs) and frigates in the coming years and also has planned to retire Ratcharit Prabparapak-class missile boats over next 10 years. The moves are part of its efforts to prepare the Royal Thai Navy (RTN) for future maritime security challenges, the service will progressively decommission its Ratcharit and Prabparapak classes of missile-armed patrol boats by 2026,
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