Developing military avionics for the world’s leading defence forcesThales UK provides avionics, navigation, mission planning management and communication systems for both fixed wing aircraft and helicopter platforms:
- Voyager strategic transport aircraft
- A400M Atlas military transport aircraft
- Chinook Mk 4 and Mk 6 helicopter
- AW159 Wildcat upgrade to the Lynx helicopter
- Sea King helicopter
Thales UK is the lead partner for military avionics in Europe, working closely with customers to create systems that meet the challenges faced by their aircrews.
In addition to avionics solutions we ensure that defence customers benefit from our civil air experience by providing a complete end-to-end solution including training and support.
Offering more secure avionics in an increasingly dangerous operational environmentAs pilots increasingly face a range of new threats amid varying levels of intensity, equipment availability becomes crucial. Thales UK avionics products are protected from cyberattack so customers and operators have confidence in their security.
in Europe for Avionics
fixed and rotary wing platforms
Modernising the UK military’s Chinook fleetUnder Project Julius, Thales UK is modernising the entire Royal Air Force Chinook Mk4 fleet with TopDeck, a new avionics suite enabling aircrews to focus better on their mission while enhancing flight safety.
Revolutionising the avionics man-machine interface with TopDeckThales UK’s most advanced avionics suite for rotor wing aircraft, TopDeck features a breakthrough interactive man-machine interface incorporating a range of devices help optimise the crews’ cognitive workload, particularly during complex tasks:
- Digital glass cockpit
- Ground Mission Support System
- Onboard mission planning
- TopSIS secure communications control
- Control Display Navigation Unit (CDNU)
TopDeck also maximises situational awareness through the use of:
- Integrated Tactical Display
- Degraded Visual Environment/Low Visibility Landing
- Full Motion Video
- Synthetic vision
- Head Up Display
- Helmet mounted display