Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) and Thales announced that the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Government of India, has approved the incorporation of their joint venture company, BEL-THALES Systems Ltd. that will support civilian and select defence radars for India and global markets.
Zambia has chosen Thales for the supply, delivery, installation, and commissioning of the country’s air traffic management and radar surveillance system following an international competitive tender by the Ministry of Transport, Works, Supply and Communication.
Thales Defense & Security Inc. has been awarded an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract by the U.S. Army for its Soldier Radio Waveform Appliqué (SRW-A) radio system—the AN/VRC-121 Vehicle Integrated Power Enhanced Rifleman, or VIPER.
Thales will be participating in the 14th Defence Services Asia (DSA) exhibition and conference, which takes place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, exhibiting a wide range of equipment in the fields of Communication, Optronics and Air operations.
Watchkeeper, the unmanned aircraft system developed by Thales for the British Army is the first UAS to be awarded a full Release To Service, and is the only UAS of its type allowed to fly in UK airspace.
The first Sea Acceptance Test (SAT) of Thales’ Active Phased Array Radar (APAR) multifunction radar on the new Iver Huitfeldt class frigates of the Royal Danish Navy was a success. The test was performed with the first APAR delivered to the Royal Danish Navy, installed on HDMS Peter Willemoes.