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- Thales Naval Alerts 2014 1
Equipped with Thales’s Active Phased Array Radar (APAR), the Royal Danish Navy’s HDMS Peter Willemoes performed live firing trials to demonstrate its air defence capabilities. The trial, executed on 21 November 2013, consisted of four Evolved Sea Sparrow Missiles being directed by APAR to four targets. The trial was successful: all launched missiles performed a successful intercept.
Recently, the third and last of the Royal Moroccan Navy’s new Sigma class frigates was subjected to its Sea Acceptance Trials (SAT). All Thales systems on board of the ship as well as the functional chains for Anti Air Warfare, Anti Surface Warfare and Electronic Warfare performed flawlessly.
Her Excellency Mrs Lilianne Ploumen, Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, performed the official opening of Thales’ Centre of Excellence (CoE) for Radar and Integrated Sensors in Singapore.
The Polish Ministry of National Defence and Thales have signed a contract for the delivery of the integrated combat system and related acceptance activities on board the ORP ŚLĄZAK Patrol Vessel.
Lockheed Martin Canada has awarded Thales Nederland a contract for the delivery of two SMART-S Mk2 radars. These medium-to-long range 3D surveillance radars are to be installed on the two ANZAC class frigates operated by the Royal New Zealand Navy, in the scope of the ANZAC Frigate System Upgrade, performed by Lockheed Martin Canada.
The Netherland’s Ministry of Defence and Thales Nederland have signed an agreement for the update of 16 Goalkeeper Close-In Weapon Systems that are operational in the Royal Netherlands Navy.
Thales has signed a contract with the Dutch shipyard Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding for the delivery and installation of a full mission systems suite for the two PKR class vessels under construction for the Indonesian Navy.