13 Mar 2018 - 1:03
Thales exhibits innovative defence solutions at DIMDEX ’18
DOHA: The French defence electronics group Thales is showcasing its innovative solutions at DIMDEX 2018, that opened at Qatar National Convention Centre, yesterday.
The products will further support the region’s defence and security initiatives, according to Frédéric Sallet, Country Director of Qatar, Thales Group.
“DIMDEX is an important event for Thales Group, as it’s the strategic platform to demonstrate Thales’s comprehensive range of products for maritime defence and security sector,” he said.
“Now in its sixth edition, we are proud to be a part of this landmark exhibition once again. This year, we are showcasing our innovative solutions that will further support the region’s defence and security initiatives. The innovative solutions that are showcased include Defence and Naval Experience, Cybersecurity, Underwater systems, Land Soldier, Communications systems, Land Vehicle and Air Operations and Electronic Warfare,” he added. Products under ‘Air Operations’ include AMASCOS- Airborne mission system for ground and maritime surveillance, designed for all types of aircraft to fight against smuggling traffic, illegal immigration and fisheries, or on-board larger aircraft for Anti-Surface and Anti-Submarine Warfare.
Thales is one of the world leading suppliers of Communication, Navigation and Identification (CNI) solutions for all military platforms, including fighter, helicopter, mission aircraft, transport/tanker, UAVs and the counterpart interoperable CNI products and system for ground installations
Thales and PAL Aerospace have strengthened their global partnership with the announcement of a new operational aircraft platform which is displayed on PAL exhibition area. PAL Aerospace and Thales propose to government customers an operational service that meets their requirements through the acquisition of flight hours.
Thales,via Rafale, provides complete mission electronic solutions especially AESA RBE 2, the first ever European Active Electronically Scanned Array combat radar in Europe, electronic warfare system and navigation/attack system computers, optronics, cockpit display systems, electrical power generation, missile electronics, communications, radio-navigation and identification systems.
All these solutions are dedicated to meet the user’s need for tactical information, enhanced survivability and operational mission effectiveness.
Further to the contract signed in May 2015 between the Qatar and Dassault Aviation for the acquisition of 24 Rafale, Qatar has acquired 12 additional Rafale in December 2017. The total number of Rafale aircraft ordered by the Qatar Emiri Air Force amounts to 36.
Thales radars offering solutions designed to meet the operational needs of customers ranging from ground & coastal surveillance, traffic control, surveillance & multi-mission, up to Integrated Air &Missile Defense. Breakthroughs in digitization continuously enhance the Thales radar offer, making them future proof against new and emerging threats ranging from UAVs to maneuvering Ballistic Missiles.
Meanwhile, to counter the growing number of cyber threats in today’s connected world, Thales is presenting latest-generation solutions in terms of detection, protection and big data analytics. This includes Cybels Sensor and Cybels Threat Intelligence.
In land defense Thales has brought forth Sophie lite and Spy’ranger
Thales provides full range communications and C2 means from radio equipment to global solutions & Services to fulfil the whole operational requirements of Land Forces for all types of their missions.
Thales offers solutions that ensure high connectivity as well as secure and interoperable communications. Moreover, these communications allow the networking of services and platforms, the cornerstone of Network Centric Operation.
To maximize operational efficiency, Thales has developed a complete range of Training Solutions from initiation to sonar till complete sonars expert trainings, for sonar operators and officers.
In constant search for effective innovation and mindful of its customers’ needs, Thales has created the Thales Users Clubs. They allow their members to share, exchange their valuable experience and operational feedback for naval improving solutions, together with Thales Head Management.