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  • 7 February 2012
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Thales UK has been awarded a £30m+ contract to supply the Sonar 2076 fully integrated search and attack submarine sonar system for the UK Royal Navy’s fifth Astute-class submarine, HMS Anson. Thales will supply the sonar system to BAE Systems Submarine Solutions, the prime contractor for the Astute-class build, to be fitted to the submarine […]

  • 17 July 2018
    Authorities, Research & Development, Vessels

    A trials and test facility for submarine and surface ship sonar systems.

  • 7 February 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Agusta Westland has selected Thales as the supplier of compact dipping sonars to equip its Lynx light helicopters for export markets. The latest in Thales’s FLASH range, the FLASH Compact is designed for smaller and lighter helicopters than those already using the FLASH sonar. The FLASH Compact sonar features an optimised, lightweight architecture as well […]

  • 22 November 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Thales has joined forces with the South Korean defense contractor LiG Nex1 to overhaul Goalkeeper close-in weapon systems on board the KDX-I class vessels of the Republic of Korea Navy. Thales noted that the overhaul would be carried out by Thales in close cooperation with DMI (the Naval Maintenance organisation of the Netherlands Ministry of Defence) and […]

  • 19 April 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency, also known as Malaysian Coast Guard has contracted French company Thales to deliver its unmanned aerial vehicles for the country’s patrol vessels. The contract will have Thales deliver its Fulmar mini-UAV which will then be installed on six New Generation Patrol Crafts (NGPC), being constructed by Destini Shipbuilding and Engineering. The maritime design of Fulmar allows the aircraft […]

  • 2 May 2018
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Deeper collaboration between Australia and France in advanced sonar and naval robotics technology will flow from a research agreement announced in Sydney today during the visit of French President Emmanuel Macron. The memorandum of understanding (MOU) between Flinders University in South Australia, ENSTA Bretagne – a French national graduate engineering institute in Brest, and Thales will […]

  • 18 February 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    As part of contracts awarded by the French Defence Procurement Agency (DGA), DCNS has selected Thales to equip the French Navy’s Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier and the two French Horizon-class frigates with latest-generation IFF[1] identification systems.   The installation of these new systems, part of Thales’s BlueGate product family, will overcome the limitations of […]

  • 12 June 2014
    Industry news

    Thales Alenia Space announced on June 9 the completion of the acquisition of the space activities of Systems Engineering & Assessment Limited (SEA), part of Cohort plc.   This acquisition will reinforce the perimeter of its new subsidiary Thales Alenia Space UK and will boost its growth in systems engineering and research & technology (R&T). […]

  • 28 May 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Thales UK has today signed a 10-year contract with the Ministry of Defence (MOD), worth up to £600M, for the in-service support of the Royal Navy’s major sensor systems. The new Sensors Support Optimisation Project (SSOP) builds on the proven success of Thales’s Contractor Logistics Support contract, originally signed in 2003, which has provided support […]

  • 12 July 2011
    Equipment & technology

      HMS Trenchant, the Royal Navy’s (RN’s) most capable and up-to-date Trafalgar-class nuclear-powered hunter-killer submarine (SSN), has been ceremonially welcomed back into the operational fleet this month with upgraded state-of-the-art sonar from Thales. As part of a major refit programme that started in late 2009, the submarine has been fitted with Thales’s world-class Sonar 2076 […]

  • 16 July 2013
    Industry news

    Following an extensive Thales UK-led refurbishment and reactivation programme, the Lithuanian Navy has formally accepted and commissioned two former Royal Navy minehunters into its fleet. In a ceremony at the Klaipeda naval base, LNS Skalvis and LNS Kuršis were commissioned into the fleet. Former Royal Navy Hunt-class ships Dulverton and Cottesmore, the two warships are […]

  • 14 June 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Australian branches of global defense contractors Raytheon and Thales will be in charge of the A$542 million project to upgrade the fleet of six Royal Australian Navy Collins-class submarines. According to an announcement from the Australian defense industry minister Christopher Pyne, the upgrades are starting this year and the first to be upgraded will be […]

  • 22 May 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Thales UK has marked one year of successful operations for the Fully Integrated Communications System (FICS) onboard the Type 45 Destroyer, the Royal Navy’s most advanced class of surface ship. First of class HMS Daring was deployed operationally to the Arabian Gulf in 2012, followed by the operational debuts of HMS Dauntless and HMS Diamond. […]

  • 27 March 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Thales and DCNS announced that the comprehensive modernisation programme of the Colombian Navy’s four Almirante Padilla class frigates has been concluded with a successful Sea Acceptance Test of the class’s fourth ship.   The contract with the Colombian authorities was signed early 2009, with DCNS acting as prime contractor and Thales as the lead systems […]

  • 21 July 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Defense contractor Thales Germany has contracted Australian company Ferra Engineering for sub-assemblies for Phoenice, a Thales tactical navigation radar system for submarines. “Ferra’s success recognises a significant shift from automotive parts in 2002 to the innovative advanced manufacturing company Ferra is today, supplying complex assemblies globally,” Australian defense industry minister Christopher Pyne said announcing the […]

  • 25 September 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Thales has signed the first contract to provide through-life support for six MRR (Multi-Role Radar) systems aboard Royal Norwegian Navy Skjold-class corvettes. The five-year contract with the Norwegian Defence Logistics Organisation (NDLO) highlights the company’s excellent relations with its Norwegian customer. The Royal Norwegian Navy acquired six Thales MRR radars for a fleet of six […]

  • 29 January 2013
    Industry news

    Thales has  delivered of the first of three maritime surveillance aircraft under the Meltem II programme for Turkey. This aircraft will be operated by the Turkish Coast Guard from Izmir Air Base. Pierre Eric Pommellet, Senior Vice-President of Thales Group, officially handed over the aircraft at a ceremony held at the Turkish Aerospace Industry (TAI) […]

  • 26 March 2019
    Industry news, Vessels

    France-based defense contractor Thales is opening a UK office for work on the Royal Navy’s future Type 31 frigate program. The company said it would be joining the Babcock-led team which is proposing the Arrowhead design for the new class of general-purpose frigates for the Royal Navy. Should the Arrowhead proposal be accepted, Thales would […]

  • 24 February 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    French multinational defence contractor Thales has been contracted by the Estonian Ministry of Defence to upgrade three Estonian Navy’s Sandown-class Single Role Minehunters. Under the contract, the company will fit its Sonar 2193 system as well as its latest generation M-CUBE command and control system (C2). Thales will be the prime contractor on behalf of the Estonian […]

  • 18 February 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Thales announces that it has signed a Letter of Award with Contraves Advanced Devices Sdn. Bhd. to supply six SMART-S Mk2 naval surveillance radar systems, as well as six CAPTAS-2 towed sonar systems for the Royal Malaysian Navy’s Second Generation Patrol Vessel (SGPV) Littoral Combat Ships (LCS).   The six SMART-S Mk2 radars will be […]

  • 12 March 2019
    Industry news

    Thales UK announced it has recently completed the first of six new replacement bow sonar arrays for the upgrade of the Royal Australian Navy’s Collins-class submarines. The company says that the bow sonar array was delivered in time to meet the Royal Australian Navy’s accelerated upgrade of HMAS Waller currently taking place at ASC in […]

  • 18 October 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    French defense technology company Thales has unveiled its upgraded NS200 dual-axis multi-beam radar at the Euronaval expo in Paris, France. According to Thales, the new radar is suited for naval platforms up to destroyers and provides a range of 400 kilometers. The new AESA-based sensor system is the larger version of the NS100 and uses newer and more powerful Gallium Nitride […]

  • 2 May 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    French defense contractor Thales announced that it was awarded two contracts for the supply of above-water and underwater solutions for the Royal Thai Navy (RTN). These contracts will see Thales modernize the Bang Rachan Class Minehunters and supply the combat, navigation and communication suite onboard the newly ordered Krabi Class Offshore Patrol Vessel. The French company […]

  • 19 November 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Thales has signed a contract with the Dutch shipyard Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding for the delivery and installation of a full mission systems suite for the 2 PKR class vessels under construction for the Indonesian Navy. Thales will supply the latest release of the TACTICOS Combat Management System; SMART-S Mk2 surveillance radar; STIR 1.2 Mk2 […]

  • 17 August 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Canadian government on Thursday awarded a CAD$5.2 billion deal for the maintenance of two new ship classes over the next eight years to the Canadian subsidiary of French defense contractor Thales. The joint venture of Thales Canada and Thales Australia will be providing in‑service support, including refit, repair and maintenance and training for the […]

  • 17 December 2018
    Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    Thales UK announced it has teamed up with Plymouth-based MSubs Ltd. for research in the field of unmanned underwater vehicles (UUVs). The agreement follows the opening of a new UK maritime autonomy center in the south-west of England, in October this year. Thales has invested £1 million in the facility to build on its leadership in autonomous […]

  • 8 July 2013
    Industry news

    Thales UK has signed a contract with the Estonian Defence Forces to provide an additional four years of technical support and maintenance to two former Royal Navy (RN) mine countermeasures vessels (MCMVs) now serving with the Estonian fleet. The contract provides a framework to achieve cost savings while accessing a wider range of support activities […]

  • 9 October 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The French Ministry of Defence awarded the contract to modernise the French Navy’s fleet of Atlantique 2 (ATL2) maritime patrol aircraft to Dassault Aviation and Thales. Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian signed the contract at a ceremony to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Thales facility in Brest (French Brittany), in the presence of Laurent […]

  • 29 May 2014
    Training & Education

    Thales has expanded its product portfolio by acquiring the Integrated Maritime Coordination and Surveillance System (IMARCS) from Austal.   IMARCS is a maritime command and control system which integrates Automatic Identification Systems (AIS), GPS and radar into a single picture of the operational environment. This situational awareness picture can be shared end to end – […]