Military helicopters are carrying out their missions in various and very often complex operational environments. They are facing a wide range of threats and rely on their manoeuvrability and armour but above all on their self-protection system to survive.
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The aircrew has been briefed, the mission is clear: the helicopter is to fly deep into enemy territory to provide air support for ground troops in a sticky situation. As the crew straps in and prepares for take-off, they know they'll be flying into the unknown. Despite
Grand Prairie, Texas, May 10, 2021 – The Helisim Simulation Center, located inside the Airbus Helicopters Inc. facility in Grand Prairie, Texas, has inaugurated a new Thales Reality H full-motion flight simulator, the first of its kind in the region.
NHIndustries has chosen the new-generation TopOwl Digital Display helmet from Thales for the special forces variant of the NH90 helicopter. This variant has been developed at the request of the French defence procurement agency (DGA) to meet the requirements of France's
The French government is helping to strengthen Mongolia's civil defence capabilities through a concessional loan granted by the Treasury Department. The country's first helicopter search and rescue centre will be deployed by Héli-Union close to the Ulaanbaatar internati
Thales and StandardAero Successfully Achieve the Industry’s First 4-Axis Autopilot Flight Test for Airbus AS350 and H125 Helicopters
Thales and StandardAero have announced the successful first flight test of a revolutionary compact autopilot system that will bring Airbus AS350 and H125 helicopters into a new era of performance and safety. The achievement of this key milestone lays the groundwor
Thales and Leonardo to support Polish Navy's anti-submarine warfare capability with FLASH SONICS sonars
Four FLASH SONICS dipping sonar and sonobuoy processing systems from Thales will provide the Polish Navy with the latest-generation anti-submarine warfare capability
Airbus Helicopters and DGA select Thales’s new FlytX avionics suite for latest-generation helicopter programmes
The FlytX avionics suite will equip the future H160M Guépard, the military version of the H160 from Airbus Helicopters. FlytX is based on the Avionics 2020 concept unveiled at the 2013 Paris Air Show and comprises an intuitive touchscreen interface designed by pilots fo
Pilots can now focus on their mission rather than on their avionics thanks to FlytX’s ease of use from IMA technology, AI and Big Data. Read on
In ever more urban environments, the priority of armed forces is to reduce the risk of collateral damage, and in this ambition they can rely on Thales. The Group has been recently awarded a contract from Airbus Helicopters for the test of its rocket systems to boost the