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.
The flight and navigation training simulator for H120 helicopters is a welcome addition to the Royal Malaysian Air Force's current facilities which offer training on real helicopters and meets pilots' specific needs in terms of flight procedure training. Besides reducing costs and limiting the environmental impact, trainee pilots are now trained in normal procedures such as navigation, instrument flight and how to handle failures as well as various emergency procedures which cannot be easily accomplished on a real helicopter.
The visual database provided with the simulator is adapted to training needs within the Malaysian environment. Flight training, provided by the Malaysian company Gading Kasturi, takes place at the Royal Air Force College in Alor Setar, the capital of Kedah state in Peninsular Malaysia.
Thales Nederland BV, a Netherland-based firm has won a contract to provide two missile guidance units in support of Sea Sparrow Missile launch to the government of Japan. “Thales Nederland BV, Hengelo OV, Netherlands, is being awarded a $10,699,226 firm-fixed-price contract for two missile guidance units (MGU), spare parts, technical manuals, training and engineering support for the government of Japan,” the US Department of Defense announced in a press release Thursday
Thales has been selected by UAE to develop capabilities in the fields of electronic warfare, anti-submarine warfare and security at NAVDEX 2017. Thaless has delivered onboard the first of class, dedicated to the Critical Infrastructure and Coastal Protection Authority (CICPA)
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 has acquired a real-time Big Data analytics provider, Guavus, under a definitive agreement announced today. The acquisition of Guavus follows several acquisitions in the fields of connectivity, mobility and cyber security, and strengthens Thales's positioning in one of the key technologies at the heart of digital transformation, the processing and predictive analysis of “big data”, an increasingly critical factor in real-time decision-making, the company press release says
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Indias Hindustan Aeronautics (HAL) has finalized a plan to manufacture nearly 1000 military helicopters and over 100 planes. "We are going to build around 1,000 helicopters including Kamov 226, LCH (Light Combat Helicopter) ALH (Advanced Light Helicopter) in the next 10 years," HAL Chairman and Managing Director T Suvarna Raju told PTI in an interview
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