Thales today showcased the 13-pound, unpowered glide weapon to support UAVs and light attack aircraft at the on-going Farnborough Airshow.
Known as FFLMM (free-fall light multi-role missile), the weapon draws on many of the components developed for the powered LMM weapon that Thales is producing for the Royal Navy’s FASGW(L) requirement.
It is much shorter (just 28 inches in length) though, as it lacks a rocket motor, and has fixed instead of folding wings. Thales has partnered with Textron for the U.S. market, where FFLMM will be branded as the Fury.
Thales, Air Bus expressed desire to take forward the on-going business activities in India in cooperation with HAL at the ongoing Farnborough Air Show. Mr
Poland considered an association of Thales and European MBDA alongwith Raytheon for its mid-range missile defense system worth $5 billion, the defense ministry said in a statement on Monday.Israeli government and MEADS consortium led by Lockheed Martin were excluded from the bids in the tender
Thales Raytheon Systems has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to supply Ground Master 400 (GM400) long-range air defense radars to the Kazakh Air Force. The agreement was signed on May 22 at the KADEX defense exhibition in Astana, in the presence of Okas Bazargaliyevich Saparov, Kazakhstans Deputy Minister of Defense and the French Ambassador Francis Etienne
Thales will provide its Integrated Electronic Stand-by Instrument (IESI) to modernise the Esquilo/Fennec helicopter fleet of the Brazilian Army. A total of 36 helicopters will be retrofitted with the Thales system with completion expected in 2018
Airbus Defence and Space has awarded Thales a multi-million pound contract to supply the Royal Air Force with a second full-flight simulator for the Airbus A400M military transport aircraft. The Full-Flight Simulator employs state-of-the-art visual and motion technology developed and produced by Thales that represents the current production cockpit configuration of the Airbus A400M aircraft and simulates the ground and flight operations of the aircraft in various natural and tactical environments
Thales Alenia Space announced today that it has signed a contract with the Korean satellite service operator KT Sat, subsidiary of KT Corporation, to build two telecommunications satellites, Koreasat-7 and Koreasat-5A, winning the contract against an international field of competitors. The two satellites will provide Internet access, multimedia, broadcasting and fixed communications services
Russia will not be able to showcase its military prowess during the upcoming Farnborough airshow to be held from 15 July to 20 July 2016. Reliable sources told
Thales has denied allegations that fixer Ajay Sooklal facilitated a R500 000 a year bribe for President Jacob Zuma and arranged perks for him when he faced corruption charges linked to the arms deal, according to Defenseweb.com
The French defence procurement agency (DGA) has awarded Thales a technology study contract for the next generation of active phased array radars, including modular processors and multifunction panel technologies. These new technologies will ultimately equip the Rafale combat aircraft and will be suitable for future unmanned combat air vehicles (UCAVs)
Thales has won a contract to provide navigation aids (navaids) and air traffic control tower equipment to Saudi Arabia National Guard. The technology will support visual and instrument flight rules for fixed and rotary wing aircraft at two new Saudi Arabian airfields – Khashm al-An Airfield, east of Riyadh, and Dirab Airfield, southwest of Riyadh
Hindustan Aeronautics Limited is suggesting the formation of Indian Aeronautics Commission and bring various organizations and institutes currently functioning under different ministries under one umbrella. “This will ensure greater cohesion, synergy, understanding and speeding-up decision making in aerospace related activities”, Dr
Thales has successfully upgraded the Australian Tiger helicopter dual-dome simulator, the company said in a statement. The improvements to the Full Flight Mission Simulators (FFMS) Visual Display System (VDS) mean the Australian Tiger simulator now has the highest levels of ‘out of the window realism of any Tiger FFMS in the world
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