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 Bolivia’s air defence and civil ATM operations, the company announced today.
Thales will supply a total of thirteen radars across twelve sites, including four air defence radars, one Star2000 primary surveillance radar, two TRAC approach radars and six RSM970 secondary radars.
The radars will form the backbone of the surveillance infrastructure and will be integrated into a new purpose built air traffic control centre complex.
The centre will house the TopSky-ATC, the most advanced ATM system in the world, to deliver advanced air traffic management operations, and the SkyView air C4I system, to deliver a single integrated air picture and common situation awareness for defence air operations.
The 2,500 square meter complex will be built over the coming months and is due for completion in 2017 when the new system will become operational.
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
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 MoDs SCOUT Specialist Vehicle (SV) program from Lockheed Martin. The Gunnery sight will be integrated onto the turret at LMUKs facility in Ampthill, Bedfordshire, UK
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
Saab Digital Air Traffic Solutions has received an order to install a digital tower at NATO NAEW&CF E3A Component in Geilenkirchen, Germany which provides remote air traffic control. NATO Air Base Geilenkirchen will use the digital tower for live operations during the refurbishment of the current control tower
Airservices Australia and the Australian Defence Force have signed an AUS $1.2bn (€777m) contract for the delivery and deployment of the OneSKY air traffic control system programme
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