Thales has won a £54 million contract for the supply of its DNGS-T3 Stabilized Day/Night Gunnery Sight for the Production Phase of the UK MoD’s SCOUT Specialist Vehicle (SV) program from Lockheed Martin.
The Gunnery sight will be integrated onto the turret at LMUKs facility in Ampthill, Bedfordshire, UK.245 of the DNGS-T3 sights will be supplied by Thales on the Reconnaissance Variant of the SCOUT SV vehicle, the company said in a statement Tuesday.
This 2 axis stabilized sight is fitted with a Thermal (Infra-Red) Camera and Laser Rangefinder, and integrated with the vehicle’s digital architecture. DNGS-T3 enables the vehicle’s command team to adopt either a defensive or offensive role as required by the operational scenario.
The Production Phase of the program will cover a five year program between 2016 and 2021 and all equipment will be built at Thales’ optronics facility in Glasgow, sustaining 40 highly skilled engineering and manufacturing jobs.
The contract follows on from the recent £125M award to Thales from General Dynamics for the supply of SCOUT SV’s Commander’s Sight and Local Situation Awareness systems to give 360 degree vision for the crew.
Thales has signed a multi-million pound contract with DataGate in Thailand to supply the Royal Thai Army with the STARStreak air defence missile system. This contract follows on from Thailands initial purchase of STARStreak in 2012,the company announced today at DSEI
Thales is introducing MSN 8200, a new Wideband ready naval high frequency radio, at DSEI, held from 15-18 September, London. With the advent of Wideband, HF communication is set to become a bearer of choice and a viable alternative to costly satellite communication, Thales announced today
Thales and Malaysian firm, Global Komited have signed a ForceSHIELD integrated air defense system contract that includes StARSTreak missiles at the ongoing DSEi expo in London. Thales tweeted, “Thales & Global Komited sign ForceShield contract for Malaysia including STARSTreak missiles,” at the opening day of the DSEi 2015
Thales has won a Euro 185 million contract from the Bolivian Ministry of Defence for integrated air defence and civil air traffic management (ATM), in Bolivia at a ceremony held today at the Elysee Palace in Paris. Under this contract launched by the Bolivia, Thales will deploy its civil and air defence radars and automation systems to modernise and integrate Bolivias air defence and civil ATM operations, the company announced today
Hindustan Aeronautics will be one of the Central Public Service Undertakings (CPSUs) which has been issued a notification from the Indian government for listing by March 2017. The Department of Public Enterprises (DPE) has issued the notification for the listing
Thales has launched SquadNet, a new radio that combines a networking waveform with built-in GPS, Bluetooth and programmable encryption at DSEI 2015. The new radio also provides assured, secure communications in affordable, class leading size as well as weight and power package
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