Thales has detailed the list of equipment made by it to be installed on the Dassault Rafale fighter jet meant for India.
The listing was in an infographic posted on its Twitter handle today.
The equipment and systems aboard the Rafale include the Actively Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) Antenna RBE 2 multifunctional radar, the Spectra electronic warfare system, optronics, the communication navigation and identification system (CNI), the majority of the cockpit display systems, power generation systems and a logistics support component.
Thales provides these equipment for the $8.8-billion deal, India signed for the purchase of 36 Rafale fighter jets in fly-away condition on 23 September, 2016. Besides this, Thales has an offset obligation of ₹6,500 crore ($892 million approx.) as part of the 50 per cent offset clause that has to be invested in the Indian defense ecosystem.
Thales entered into a joint venture with Reliance Defense for its offset commitment as part of Rafale contract to integrate and maintain Radar and Electronic Warfare sensors.
Thales also has another $800 million to $1 billion offset obligation against the Mirage 2000 Upgrade. Thales has partnered with Samtel Avionics to provide multi-function displays for the Mirage 2000 aircraft.
The first of the Rafale jets from France are to be delivered by September 2019, whereas the entire lot will be delivered over the following 30 months.
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