Thales will be participating in the Defexpo exhibition, which takes place in New Delhi, India, from 6 to 9 February. Thales has been operating in India since 1953 and is recognised as a trusted partner of the Indian Army, Air Force and Navy.
“We are extremely delighted to showcase our full strength at Defexpo this year. Since fast growing markets like India form a key part of our renewed global strategy, Defexpo 2014 will provide an excellent platform for networking and knowledge-sharing with our customers, both existing and potential, government representatives, partners and industry experts. We have always endeavoured to partner with the Indian industry and provide long-term support for our products. We continually seek to bolster our presence here and propose products that are specially adapted to the specific needs of our customers in the land, air, naval and civil security domains. We, at Thales, are sure that Defexpo 2014 will prove to be a worthwhile opportunity for us.”
Eric Lenseigne, Thales Country Director for India
Thales will be showcasing its capabilities in a number of areas such as:
Advanced air defence: Thales is the only company in Europe able to deliver a fully integrated air defence capability, from radars and C2 centres through to effectors and their respective fire control systems. Thales’s Advanced Air Defence offering is an integrated set of solutions designed to ensure timely decision-making and effective responses for the protection of military forces, key assets, nations and citizens around the globe. The SAMP/T theatre anti-missile system, the RAPID range of weapon systems, missiles and some other air defence systems will be presented at Defexpo.
C4I solutions: Thales as lead system integrator, provides interoperable, secure and critical C4ISR (Computerised, Command, Control, Communications, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance) systems for information superiority in the digitised battlespace, in order to support commander’s decisions-making process for Commander and Crew, at tactical operational level for Defence and Army forces. The NORMANS dismounted close combat system will be on display on Thales’s stand.
Land and Naval communications: Thales offers a broad array of communication products and solutions to provide the armed forces with the information superiority and network-centric capabilities they need. Thales offers interoperable systems and a complete range of tactical radios for all levels of command, from C2 centres to infantry in the field and for land, air and naval platforms, to meet the requirements for air-to-air, ground-to-air and surface-to-air communications. A wide range of communications for Land and Naval Forces will be exhibited at the Thales stand.
Optronics: Thales is a pioneer in optronic equipment and systems, with thousands of products in service in more than 60 countries. Working closely with its partners and end users, Thales draws on a range of advanced optronics technologies to develop imaging and image processing solutions tailored to the precise requirements of each customer. At Defexpo, Thales will showcase thermal imagers, surveillance systems, goggles and cameras.
Underwater warfare: Thales designs and delivers acoustic systems for anti-submarine warfare and anti-mine warfare. Thales’s solutions are suitable for all types of platforms: submarines, surface combatants, helicopters, maritime patrol aircraft and unmanned naval systems. Underwater warfare solutions will be presented on Thales’s stand.
Electronic Warfare: Thales has been a supplier of electronic warfare systems for more than 50 years, and at the forefront of electronic warfare technologies for airborne, land and naval platforms. At Defexpo Thales will showcase several systems tailored to the exact requirements of system users in terms of mission profiles and operational environments.
Thales’s technologies in the combat aircraft, surveillance radars, rockets and surface attack systems domains will also be presented on the stand.