Today, the nature of defence challenges has changed: air forces must now respond to asymmetric threats. For the past 40 years, Thales has developed and supplied best-in-class systems for combat aircraft. This expertise enables us to help our customers to face tomorrow’s air defence challenges by designing the systems, subcomponents and instruments they need to protect critical assets.
Leading the way in air force defence
We have remained at the cutting edge of airborne defence by leveraging our partnerships with the world’s best military air framers and continually stressing the importance of innovation.
To supply defence ministries with the right tools for flight control, navigation, communications and surveillance, we collaborate with the following industry-leading organisations:
For unparalleled situational awareness, air force specialists require a comprehensive range of tools for detection and identification of air and surface targets. Thales designs, manufactures and maintains the world’s best solutions for aircraft self-protection to give pilots the upper hand in all types of missions.
Hengelo, 18 November 2020 – Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding and Thales signed on November 17, 2020, the contract for the delivery and full integration of Thales’s Mission and Combat System for the four MKS 180 class frigates contracted by the German Navy. The system will be designed by Damen and completely built by German shipyards, under Damen’s project management.
Unmanned platforms add significant capability to existing maritime assets by delivering persistent surveillance over vast areas of land and sea and over significantly long periods of time – more so than any manned platform.
The 2019 annual Interservice/ Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC) will be held on December 2-6 in Orlando, Florida. The event, organized by the National Training and Simulation Association (NTSA), promotes international and interdisciplinary cooperation within the fields of modeling and simulation (M&S) and emphasizes themes related to defense and security.