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Leonardo: completed the transfer of the full ownership of JV Advanced Acoustic Concepts to Thales subsidiary TDSI

Leonardo announced today that its US subsidiary Leonardo DRS has signed a definitive agreement to transfer full ownership of Advanced Acoustic Concepts (AAC) Joint Venture to Thales subsidiary TDSI. The completion of the transaction is subject to regulatory clearances and customary closing conditions and expected in 2H2022. Leonardo confirms its …

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 SCORPION programme: the GRIFFON SAN is qualified by the DGA 

 In accordance with the framework set by the SCORPION programme, the Sanitary version of the GRIFFON has recently been qualified by the French procurement agency (DGA).  Designed within the GME EBMR (Nexter, Arquus and Thales), the GRIFFON is a modern 24-ton multi-role armoured vehicle (VBMR) integrated into the SCORPION information …

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Thales onboard the Greek Navy Defence and Intervention Frigates

Thales welcomes Greece’s decision to acquire the Belh@rra® export variant of Naval Group’s FDI defence and intervention frigate for the Hellenic Armed Forces. A firm order for three frigates, with another one on option, has been signed by the Greek authorities. Designed to conduct a broad range of naval missions …

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Thales on board the Tiger attack helicopter

Under the Tiger Mark III programme, the Tiger attack helicopter is to receive a major mid-life upgrade to extend its operational effectiveness beyond 2040. Equipped with Thales’s leading-edge technologies, the new Mark III standard will be capable of completing the most demanding combat missions in a connected, collaborative environment, enabling …

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Thales wins VASSCO contract to support air surveillance systems

Thales wins VASSCO contract to support air surveillance systems

The French defence ministry’s aeronautical maintenance directorate (DMAé) has awarded Thales a ten-year contract under the VASSCO programme to provide through-life support for the principal components of the national air command and control system (SCCOA). Thales’s main responsibilities include:   Performance-based logistics support sustainment for the SCCOA system to meet …

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New Thales 2.75-inch Rocket (FZ275) certified for firing from Arnold Defense LAND-LGR4 “FLETCHER” launcher

New Thales 2.75-inch Rocket (FZ275) certified for firing from Arnold Defense LAND-LGR4 “FLETCHER” launcher

Arnold Defense, the St. Louis based manufacturer of 70mm/2.75-inch rocket launchers, together with Thales, have achieved formal certification to fire the new Thales FZ275 70mm/2.75-inch Laser Guided Rocket (LGR) from the Arnold Defense LAND-LGR4 “FLETCHER” rocket launcher, during recent testing in Sweden. This new certification of the FZ275 LGR, extends …

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Thales on board France’s 169 Guépard helicopters

The Thales technologies selected by Airbus Helicopters, industrial prime contractor for the programme, and the French defence procurement agency (DGA), the contracting authority, will provide the 169 Guépard joint light helicopters with a complete set of high-performance solutions relying on innovative connected touchscreen interfaces for all three branches of the …

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Thales Launches XTRAIM Day/Night Weapon Sight for Armed Forces

Thales has launched XTRAIM, a new weapon sight offering day/night decamouflage capabilities that previously could only be achieved by using several separate pieces of equipment. It is compatible with all shoulder-fired assault rifles (HK416) and light machine guns (Minimi), providing users with an unparalleled precision night-firing capability. XTRAIM was designed …

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