- In 2015, Thales delivered four Bushmaster vehicles to the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF).
- Thales is a provider of sonar systems, radars and optronics technologies to the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF).
- Thales is providing avionics and communication systems for the Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF).
Thales is a top-tier partner of defence forces worldwide. We work with our customers to design and provide solutions for effective defence missions. The Group’s goal is to assist the Japanese Self-Defense Force by obtaining and maintaining operational superiority.
Recently, the Japanese Ministry of Defence ordered four Bushmaster vehicles for deployment within the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF). The vehicles, all troop carrier variants, were manufactured at the Thales facility in Bendigo in Australia.
For the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF), Thales historically supplies optronics, radars and sonar technologies for surface ships, submarines and aircrafts. In December 2015, Thales received an award from the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) for the contribution in delivering a continuous support.
Thales supplies Bushmaster protected vehicles for the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (Credit – Thales)