Thales has won a contract to upgrade the fire control system for the surface-to-air anti-missile system (SAAM) deployed by the French Navy’s Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier.
The contract was awarded from The Joint Armaments Cooperation Organization (OCCAr) on behalf of the French Defence Procurement Agency (DGA) to upgrade the SAAM - surface-to-air anti-missile system.
The upgrade includes a state-of-the-art open IT architecture and also facilitates subsequent maintenance work on the system and extend its service life.
The Thales solution is an opportunity to apply the latest software architecture concepts developed for the CONTROLView command and control system.
CONTROLView performs threat evaluation, weapon assignment and coordination of very short, short and medium-range engagements, enabling commanders to make complex, critical decisions more quickly and with greater precision and security.
The new equipment will be installed as part of the refit planned in 2018. Work will be completed when the Charles de Gaulle returns to active service.
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