Established 2000 from former Thomson-CSF, the Thales Group is a multinational company that designs and builds electrical systems to serve the aerospace, defence, transportation and security industries.
Crowsnest Enters Service in Royal Navy, 25-Mar-21 : #Crowsnest The first of the new generation Airborne Early Warning (AEW) helicopter for the Royal Navy was delivered to 820 Squadron. The Merlin ASaC (Airborne Surveillance and Control) will make maiden deployment aboard HMS Queen Elizabeth this year
Mongolia Forms Helicopter Unit, 15-Dec-20 : #Mongolia Mongolia’ civil security forces will receive 3 EC145 and 1 Guimbal Cabri helicopters for first SAR national centre. French companies Thales and Heli-Union to provide training and construction of a maintenance facility near Ulaanbaatar international airport
4-Axis Autopilot for AS350/H125, 01-Dec-20 : #autopilot Thales and StandardAero successfully achieve the industry’s first 4-axis autopilot flight test for Airbus AS350 and H125 helicopters. Supplemental Type Certification (STC) expected for next year
Modular 70mm Launcher for Tiger Mk3, 18-Nov-20 : #rockets Thales and Rheinmetall unveil latest-generation digital 70 mm rocket launcher for German Army upgrade program of Tiger Mk III gunship helicopters with “Lock On Before Launch” function for higher reliability and reducing risks to the target surrounding area
Thales Flight Simulator for H160, 22-Sep-20 : #simulator Thales level D full flight simulator for Airbus H160 helicopter granted certification by French civil aviation authority (DGAC). 4K high-definition imagery and wide field of view makes training more realistic than ever