Thales has been selected by UAE to develop capabilities in the fields of electronic warfare, anti-submarine warfare and security at NAVDEX 2017.
Thales’s has delivered onboard the first of class, dedicated to the Critical Infrastructure and Coastal Protection Authority (CICPA). As part of the suite, Thales has installed its 3D multibeam radar, SMART-S Mk2, optimised for medium-to-long-range surveillance in littoral environment and its combat management system, TACTICOS, the company said in a statement Monday.
Thales also delivered STIR, a medium-to-long range tracking and illumination radar system and MIRADOR, a lightweight and compact electro-optical multi-sensor.
The Group also provides electronic warfare solutions on the class: ALTESSE and VIGILE 100 Mk2 to guarantee electromagnetic compatibility with modern shipboard systems and precisely identify threats in complex radiofrequency environments encountered in littoral waters.
The UAE Navy announced a contract for the purchase of the latest addition to the Captas sonar family, the Captas-1. Captas-1 is single ceramic ring high-performance sonar. It has been specifically designed for small surface combatants and patrol vessels.
The Captas-1 has capabilities in anti-submarine warfare missions including escort, minesweeping and force protection. As long term partner of the UAE Navy for sonars solutions, Thales already provided the Emirates with Captas-2 and Flash dipping sonars.
Indias Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Thales to assess the opportunity for the transfer of technology of the STARStreak missile capability to India with the support of United Kingdom (UK). The MoU was signed in the presence of Ms Harriet Baldwin, MP, Minister for Defence Procurement for the UK Government at Aero India 2017, Thales announced today
Thales has appointed Emmanuel de Roquefeuil as the new Vice-President and Country Director for India. He will succeed Antoine Caput with effect from 1st February 2017
Thales has won a 74 million Euros contract to modernize Master radars over a period of 60 months for Swiss Air Force as part of the FLORAKO program. This contract will be the main order within the broader FLORAKO radars life extension project approved by the Swiss government in 2016, the company announced Wednesday
Thales has won a $100 million contract from Australia to design a major sonar system upgrade for Collins class submarines. Thales Australia will engage other Australian-based companies including Sonartech Atlas and L3 Oceania, as well as suppliers from the United Kingdom (UK) and France, to design the Collins sonar system upgrade, Minister for defense Industry Minister Pyne said in a statement Wednesday
Thales has inaugurated a Cyberlab that allows the networks and information systems of businesses and public bodies to be prepared for cyberattacks. Also the centre is useful to educate students and enhance the training of cybersecurity specialists, the company announced Thursday
Thales delivers an FNPT II (Flight and Navigation Procedures Trainer) simulator to the Royal Malaysian Air Force for the purposes of initial pilot training. The simulator, delivered to the company Gading Kasturi, has been in operation since December
Uk's SEA is launching a low cost, small Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) solution based on application of its innovative thin line KraitArray towed sonar. The system comprises a modular family of detection and countermeasures solutions that use common software to integrate SEAs range in decoy and torpedo launchers with the light weight KraitArray
The General Headquarters (GHQ) of the UAE Armed Forces has awarded Al Jasoor a contract for the supply of 8x8 amphibious infantry fighting vehicles, at an estimated value of over 2 Billion AED (US$544 million). The decision to purchase the vehicles was made following a thorough commercial/ technical evaluation by Tawazun, the vehicle underwent an array of successful extensive all-terrain tests in the UAE, Otokar said in a statement Friday
The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has reversed a decision in a patent suit against the US centering on the helmet-mounted display system (HMDS) in a fighter jet. The Federal Circuit reversed the US Court of Federal Claims decision that US patent number 6,474,159 was unpatentable because of ineligible subject matter,
Thales has started testing and validation of the Aireon space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast (ADS-B) data. The data validation started initially after signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in June of 2015
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