New Frigate Fire Control Radar for French Navy

December 7, 2018 – The French Navy is going to use 7 Thales STIR-radars on their frigates for their gun and missile fire control. Five of the radars will be installed at the French frigate program FTI, and two will be placed at the two FREDA-frigates. The FREDA-frigates are meant for air defense missions and multi-missions. This all weather fire control radar can track stealth targets superior, even in severe clutter. Besides, the accuracy and reliability are extraordinary high, also in multipath conditions.

Paul de Ceuninck van Capelle, Sales Manager: ‘’With this project, Thales will deliver the fire control radar STIR to the most advanced frigate of one of world’s leading navies. The first delivery is scheduled first half 2020, and the following systems will be delivered in line with the shipbuilding program.’’