Abu Dhabi Ship Building (ADSB) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Thales to provide integrated engineering support services for military vessels.
Under this strategic agreement, ADSB will collaborate with Thales to develop, implement, and deliver world-class life-cycle management solutions for ships for a number of regional defense stakeholders.
The aim of this agreement is to develop and deliver comprehensive, efficient and cost-effective solutions for naval forces in the region, in addition to strengthening the maintenance, repair and overhaul operations of the UAE Armed Forces.
The MoU will enable ADSB to deliver on its strategy to expand operations beyond the UAE by providing solutions for marine fleets stationed in the region.
ADSB and Thales will now be able to demonstrate their combined expertise and build strong relationships with regional naval forces.
The agreement includes cooperation in the following areas: renewal for expired vessels, programming system unification, procurement management, maintenance and operations training, data transfer, management of reinforcement systems and logistical support.
Northrop Grumman has selected Thales to supply its state of the art Flight Management System software, i-FMS200, to be embedded in the avionics mission equipment package to upgrade the US Armys UH-60L Black Hawk helicopters. The upgraded version of the Black Hawk helicopter will be known as UH-60V
Thales simulation system has connected the two French Army simulation centers located more than 150 km apart to operate as a network, with a total of 12 simulated helicopters interacting in the same tactical scenario. The simulation centres involved were at Phalsbourg (1st Combat Helicopter Regiment) and Etain (3rd Combat Helicopter Regiment) in Eastern France, according to Thales press release on February 4
Thales has won a contract to upgrade the fire control system for the surface-to-air anti-missile system (SAAM) deployed by the French Navys 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
Thales has elected Patrice Caine as a new Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, following the resignations of Philippe Logak, who served as Chairman & Chief Executive Officer. As such, he was mandated to prepare the separation of the Chief Executive Officer role, which he will hold, and the Chairman of the Board role, which will be held by Henri Proglio
ThalesRaytheonSystems has won a contract to supply the French armed forces with 12 fixed Ground Master 400 radars and 4 mobile tactical Ground Master 200 radars under the SCCOA air command and control program. The contract awarded on 8 December by the DGA, the French defense procurement agency, includes installation and civil engineering work for the 12 Ground Master 400 radars
Abu Dhabi Ship Building (ADSB) signed an agreement with the Kuwait Ministry of Defense to build and supply landing crafts and high speed protection vessels worth over 260 million AED (US$ 70 million). A total of 8 vessels, of varying sizes and capabilities, will be designed and built by ADSB to handle the task of protecting Kuwaits territorial waters and maritime facilities from all threats, the company announced Sunday
Italian Ministry of Defense and French Defense procurement agency DGA will Ariane 5 launch Sicral 2 military telecommunications satellite on April 15, Thales Alenia Space, a joint venture between Thales and Finmeccanica said in a statement Wednesday. After being developed at the Thales Alenia Space plants in Rome, lAquila, Cannes and Toulouse, the satellite has been integrated in Rome and Turin facilities and then underwent environmental tests at the company's plant in Cannes
Indias Light Combat Helicopter (LCH) has successfully completed cold weather trials at Air Force Station, Leh recently, Hindustan Aeronautics (HAL) announced Monday. “The trials covered engine starts with internal batteries after overnight cold soak at 3 km altitude and 4
Thales announced today that it has been chosen to develop a single air traffic management system that will unify the separate systems used by the Royal Australian Air Force and Airservices Australia. According to the company press release, the system will replace Airservices Australian Advanced Air Traffic System (TAAATS) and the Department of Defenses Australian Defense Air Traffic System (ADATS), which are nearing the end of their service lives
Thales has achieved a significant financial growth in the year 2014 with 40% increase in order intakes particularly from Middle-East and Asia since 2012. Thales has recorded order intake of €14
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