HENSOLDT and Thales Join Forces to Equip F126 Frigates

Sensor solutions provider HENSOLDT has signed a contract worth over a hundred million Euros with mission combat system integrator Thales, to deliver its TRS-4D naval radar to the future multi-purpose frigates F126 of the German Navy. Contracted in 2020, F126 is the latest frigate program for the German Navy. The F126 class will consist of four ships (with an option…

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Thales Welcomes Greek Order for Belh@rra® Frigates

Thales welcomes Greece’s decision to acquire the Belh@rra® export variant of Naval Group’s FDI defence and intervention frigate for the Hellenic Armed Forces. A firm order for three frigates, with another one on option, has been signed by the Greek authorities. Designed to conduct a broad range of naval missions and to adapt to new technology and changes in the…

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Thales Expands ALFS Repair Capabilities in the USA

Thales Defense & Security, Inc. today announces a key milestone in the primary sustainment activities for ALFS having serviced more than 1,300 subsystems over the past eight years. For more than 20 years, Thales Defense & Security, Inc. has been the primary sustainment service provider for ALFS demonstrating a continued commitment to onshore maintenance in the United States. Thales Defense…

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Rohde & Schwarz to Provide R&S KORA for F126 Frigates

Rohde & Schwarz was awarded a mutual gain approach contract with Thales to deliver and integrate R&S KORA systems for communications and radar electronic support measures (ESM) in the new German navy F126 frigates. R&S KORA is a powerful intercept and analysis system that detects, identifies and tracks complex and broadband radar emissions, as well as communications transmissions. The system combines detection results from…

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Thales Delivers First Sea Fire Radar for FDI Frigates

May 18, 2021 – Launched in 2014, the first of the five Sea Fire AESA digital radars for French Navy’s future Frégate de Défense et d’Intervention (FDI) arrived at the Lorient shipyard on April 27th 2021 for integration on the first vessel. Today’s naval forces face faster, more maneuverSable and increasingly complex threats. Vessels need protection from conventional ballistic or…

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Thales Selected by Lockheed Martin to Deliver Airborne ASW Sonars to the U.S., Indian, Greek & Danish Navies

April 27, 2021 – hales has signed a contract with Lockheed Martin as a tier-one supplier for the delivery of up to 55 airborne anti-submarine warfare sonars. The ALFS (Airborne Low Frequency Sonar)* dipping sonars will be installed on the MH-60R platform for the U.S. Navy and three navies. Delivery of the first 42 systems will occur over the next…

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Building evolvable naval systems to defy the geopolitical waves

April 12, 2021 – Like cars, maritime vessels carry a boatload of smart systems, for control, sensing and data processing. Unlike cars, ships are expected to stay in commission for decades, typically thirty years. All the while, the systems onboard have to be kept state-of-the-art, to align with technology advancements but also to be able to defy all the geopolitical…

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IAI and Thales in the UK Combine to Offer Next Generation Ship-Killing Solution for the Royal Navy

April 13, 2021 – Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) and THALES in the UK have joined forces to offer SEA SERPENT as a compelling solution to equip the Royal Navy’s Type 23 frigates with an anti-ship and anti-surface missile that can match and overmatch a rapidly expanding range and intensity of current and emerging threats. The SEA SERPENT delivers an agile,…

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Thales Providing SonoFlash Sonobuoys to French Navy

March 16, 2021 – The French Navy has selected the SonoFlash new-generation sonobuoy from Thales. Unveiled at the Euronaval show in October 2018, SonoFlash will enable France to reach its strategic capability goal for acoustic sensors. The threat posed by submarines is evolving rapidly. Three decades ago, only the superpowers had a true undersea warfare capability, but numerous countries now…

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