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  • The United States Air Force to use Thales Deployable – Instrument Landing Systems

    The United States Air Force’s (USAF) activities to establish air superiority and support ground combat units often require the use of secure airfields in remote and challenging areas. Thales Deployable – Instrument Landing System (D-ILS), a compact and movable variant of the standard ILS, helps them accomplish this mission.

  • Spacebus Neo: the ideal platform for very high throughput telecom satellites!

    Today we want to be connected anywhere and anytime; we want to have access to more and more content at any given moment; we want to eliminate all shadow zones and bridge the digital divide to ensure connectivity anywhere in the world. Satellite telecommunications systems, especially the digital variety, are undoubtedly the best solution to meet the requirements of a fast changing and fiercely competitive market.

  • Research areas for DARTeC announced at Farnborough International Airshow

    Following the creation of the £67 million Digital Aviation Research and Technology Centre (DARTeC), of which Thales is a founding partner, the primary research areas aimed at addressing challenges in digital aviation have been unveiled at this year’s Farnborough International Airshow.

  • Thales Alenia Space in the UK

    Thales Alenia Space in the UK, established in 2014, is a world-leading space systems design, integration and manufacturing company with advanced space engineering facilities in Bristol, Harwell and Belfast.

  • Will supersonic travel boom without its ‘boom’?

    Demand from Asia, which never saw the Concorde in commercial service, is one source of the developing demand for supersonic travel over both land and sea, although North America appears still to be the biggest potential market.

  • Electrical Propulsion: Ready for Takeoff

    Electrified aircraft can help us achieve Clean Sky targets, which aims for a 50% cut in CO2 emissions and an 80% cut in NOx emissions by 2020. Thales expertise is accelerating the transition through stepped up R&D to develop solutions able to power the various electrical networks of an aircraft. Here's how.

  • Will the city of the future have its roads in the sky?

    “It’s beginning to happen now, with cities, aircraft manufacturers and even Uber announcing air taxis over the next few years,” explains André Cléroux, Avionic Functions Product Line Director at Thales.

  • 2018 Farnborough Airshow: join us on a trip into the heart of Space!

    The European satellite-maker will be highlighting its wide range of activities at this event. The focus will be on constellations, such as Iridium® NEXT for telecommunications, BlackSky for Earth Observation, the new Spacebus NEO telecom product line, and space exploration with the fabulous ExoMars program in the spotlight.

  • Thales Alenia Space exhibits its Space Digital Experience at Farnborough International Airshow 2018

    13th July 2018 - UK. Thales Alenia Space introduces a breathtaking journey into space with an immersive Space Digital Experience at Farnborough International Airshow 2018 from 16 to 22 July on the Thales Alenia Space stand in the Space Zone and in the Thales Chalet.

  • Climate Change & Satellites

    Satellites are one of the most vital components in better understanding our planet. And it’s no accident that the latest edition of the book Climate Change & Satellites, published by Sud[s] Concepts for Thales Alenia Space, is entitled “Acting Together”.