Thales has won a US$635 million ( $800 million CAD) contract to service Canada’s new fleet of Arctic offshore patrol ships and joint support vessels for initial eight years.
Thales has been awarded In-Service Support (ISS), refit, repair, maintenance and training to both Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ships (AOPS) and Joint Support Ships (JSS).
The contract includes an initial service period of eight years for up to $800 million CAD (approx. €540 million) with options to extend services up to 35 years, for a total value of $5.2 billion CAD (approx. €3.5 billion), making it the largest ISS contract in Canadian history.
Thales is prime contractor for ISS for both the Arctic Offshore Patrol Ships and the Joint Support Ships. Estimated value of the 35-year contract is $5.2 billion CAD (approx. €3.5 billion).
This contract will generate economic benefit of more than $250 Million CAD (approx. €170 M) in Research & Development.
Thales has also provided ISS to navies in Singapore, New Zealand, USA, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain, Papua and New Guinea, and Tonga.
ThalesRaytheonSystems and Lockheed Martin have signed a MoU to develop territorial ballistic missile defence capabilities for NATOs Air Command and Control System (ACCS). This partnership will offer reinforced protection capabilities to help NATO manage ballistic missile attacks for all the European nations of the Alliance, Thales announced Wednesday
The French and Italian major Air Navigation Service providers respectively DSNA (Direction de Services de la Navigation Aérienne) and ENAV (Italian air navigation service provider), alongside industrial partners Leonardo and Thales, confirm their commitment to Coflight, the new generation Flight Data Processing System. The parties decided to reinforce their cooperation to promote Coflight on the European scene by the establishment of a long-term support and maintenance services contract
Thales and Reliance Defence Limited announced today their intent to form an Indian Joint Venture (JV) with the proposed shareholding of 49% and 51% respectively. The JV aims to develop Indian capabilities to integrate and maintain Radar and Electronic Warfare sensors
Thales has unveiled TRAC NG radar for dual civil/military operations on the opening day of Paris Air Show 2017. Derived from Thales STAR NG approach radar, TRAC NG responds to the need to extend primary surveillance across en-route segments in ever more congested airspaces, and the more effective monitoring of secured military airspaces, the company said in a statement Monday
The Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Monday that Canada would not do business with a company that is busy trying to sue them. Trudeau said that Boeing can forget about selling fighter jets to Canada as long as its trade complaint is ongoing against Bombardier
Thales has unveiled a new generation ambidextrous and NATO interoperable military assault rifle, the F90MBR – Modular Bullpup Rifle. The F90MBR is the new generation of the F90 assault rifle, currently in service with the Australian Defence Force, the company said in a statement Tuesday
Thales and WZE (Wojskowe Zakłady Elektroniczne S.A, PGZ Group Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa) have signed a letter of intent securing production of certain components of the Thales Ground Master 200 air defence radar in Poland
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