The French Defense Procurement Agency (DGA) has awarded the Thales Group a contract to equip French army helicopter pilots with night-vision goggles. Under the five-year agreement, the company will supply the French army with 1,500 sets of goggles in several batches beginning in 2011.
The Defence Science and Technology Agency of Singapore has awarded Thales with the Life Extension Program of its four Bedok-class mine countermeasure vessels. Thales will provide an advanced, integrated mine countermeasure combat system, including the mine information system, a hull-mounted sonar, a towed synthetic aperture sonar and expendable mine disposal systems.
Thales Communications Incorporated will provide communications design expertise for the upgrade of the tactical automated security system. The contract was awarded by the 642nd Electronics Systems Squadron of the U.S. Air Force. Thales will design advanced communications modules (CM) and advanced hand-held monitors (HHM), which will update and extend the capabilities of existing CMs and HHMs.