Land forces around the world rely on Thales's secure optronics solutions to see without being seen and keep front-line soldiers in constant contact with the command chain and other units in the field.
Our solutions deliver perception rather than vision. They go beyond high-quality imagery, creating value from raw data to provide vital decision support at every critical moment. As the age of collaborative combat dawns, Thales's connected optronics solutions are set to play a decisive role in gaining and maintaining tactical superiority on tomorrow's battlefields. Built around the concept of the Augmented Soldier, they draw on advanced digital technologies to empower modern warfighters in the most complex conflict situations while keeping humans at the centre of the decision-making process.
From night vision goggles, hand-held thermal imagers and weapon sights to surveillance UAVs and soldier-worn power and data solutions, Thales offers a complete family of secure optronics solutions to augment the capabilities of your warfighters and help to keep them safe in the most hostile environments.
Drawing on our expertise in artificial intelligence, cybersecurity and connectivity, Thales's soldier optronics solutions rely on the latest digital technologies to deliver outstanding performance on every type of mission. And with our flexible support services and online service platforms, we guarantee that they will be available and ready for action whenever they're needed.
European supplier of combat proven optronics for land armed forces
Sophie thermal imagers and target locators sold in 55 countries
Night vision googles sold in 55 countries
Spy’Ranger mini-UAS for surveillance and reconnaissance
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Protecting critical infrastructure: the optronics edge
Over the years, Thales has worked with successive generations of operational users and harnessed the latest advances in light intensification technology to bring featherweight, ultra-compact goggles within reach of each and every infantry soldier who needs to operate at...
Delivering a truly effective Soldier Worn Power & Data (SWPD) solution requires two crucial elements: a hub to control the “Power & Data” and a packaged cable & connector assembly to manage the “Soldier Worn” aspect.
The Spy’Ranger family of mini UAV systems from Thales heralds a new era in intelligence gathering and indirect fire support by forward units and confirms the crucial role of optronics in the collaborative combat of tomorrow.
Operational land forces are using various optronics equipment such as Night Vision Goggles, Hand-Held Thermal Imagers or solutions integrated into platforms. Availability of military optronics is a key to operational readiness and mission success.
The Sophie Club offers users of Thales's soldier optronics solutions a place to meet and interact, a chance to share their experiences and work with our engineers and specialists to co-design the products and services of the future.