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.
WZE’s industrial expertise in the manufacture of electronic components makes them very well placed to produce the power amplifiers known as “octopacks” for Thales’s Ground Master 200 radar aimed at the Polish market. WZE will also be contracted to perform the radar antennae tests.
“WZE is entering the area of the most modern radar systems. Thus, putting into force its policy of manufacturing solutions for the Polish Army", Przemysław Kowalczuk, CEO of WZE S.A said in a statement Thursday.
The Ground Master family of versatile, multi-role air defence radars is built around an architecture based on common building blocks and interfaces.
The family is composed of the Ground Master 400, the Ground Master 200 and the Ground Master 60. The Ground Master 200 is a full multi-mission radar (surveillance and engagement modes) offering simultaneous air and surface surveillance as well as a counter-rocket, artillery and mortar (C-RAM) system.
Thales has won a US$635 million ( $800 million CAD) contract to service Canadas 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)
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
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
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Thales today announced a 4D AESA (Active Electronically Scanned Array) air and surface surveillance radar, the NS50 for naval platforms. With the NS50, Thales aims to bring the benefits of 4D AESA radar to naval vessels where 2D radars are the standard, a Thales release said
The US State Department has approved sale of AIM-120C-7 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles (AMRAAM) for an estimated cost of $250 million to Poland. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale Tuesday
Thales has undertaken the integration of a remotely operated turret and surveillance system for the Kuwait Ministry of Interiors armoured patrol vehicles. All vehicles will be ready for operations by the end of 2017
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
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