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.
Thales announced a new LRIP contract for secure radios to support the U.S. Army's Nett Warrior Program. The radio is capable of providing soldiers with access to the government's classified networks at the Secret or Sensitive But Unclassified level.
Thales has been tasked by the French defence procurement agency (DGA) with extending the full-IP network that supports convergence between French armed forces’ theatre networks to the entire Syracuse military SATCOM ground segment.
Thales and Vinghøg AS signed a contract for the delivery of 44 Squire battlefield surveillance radars, to be deployed by the Norwegian Armed Forces. The first 10 systems will be delivered in the second half of 2013. The last delivery is scheduled for beginning of 2017.
The Thales Centre of Excellence (CoE) for Radar and Integrated Sensors in Singapore has been officially opened and is the result of a close cooperation between Thales operations in the Netherlands and Singapore.
The Boards of Navratna1 Public Sector Company, Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) and Thales have approved the formation of a Joint Venture Company subject to statutory approvals of the Government of India and the French Government.