In early October, Thales hosted 60 members of the NATO LoS Comms CaT team at its Gennevilliers facility in France for a working session on soldier radio interoperability between components of the NATO alliance.
SANDY is an innovative Thales solution that brings smaller military platforms access to tactical datalink functions such as shared situational awareness and tactical messaging. It tells them which aircraft are flying the vicinity and lets them identify themselves to help ensure mission success.
The first of five new frigates for the French Navy's FTI* programme will be delivered in 2023. With an extremely sophisticated communication system designed by Thales for a new generation of users, these medium-sized frigates are destined for the big league of naval operations around the world.