Seen at Farnborough

By Paolo Valpolini Farnborough 2016 marked the first appearance of Leonardo, the new One Company born from Finmeccanica which new name was announced last May. Prior the FIAS opening Leonardo detailed the evolution of its M-346 from AJT (Advanced Jet…

DCNS 2016 half-year results

DCNS board of directors met on July 20, 2016, to review 1st 2016 half-year results closed June 30.   Commenting on these results, the group CEO, Hervé Guillou, declared notably that: ‘Half-year results are in line with perspectives outlined at…

Farnborough 2016

David Oliver A deluge that flooded exhibition halls, caused power cuts and the cancellation of the flying display hit the first day of Farnborough International Airshow 2016. It was not a good start to the United Kingdom’s aerospace shop window…

Thales HMSD Scorpion® onboard South Korean Light Armed Helicopter

Thales announces that Scorpion® helmet-mounted sight and display (HMSD) has been selected for Engineering, Manufacturing and Development (EMD) for South Korean Light Armed Helicopter (LAH) and to equip after completion on LAH EMD. At the end of an open competition,…

Thales and Textron Systems successfully test Fury Guided Weapon Package

Thales and Textron Systems announced today the successful testing of the Fury® lightweight precision guided glide weapon from the Shadow® Tactical Unmanned Aircraft System (TUAS) against static vehicle targets. Produced with Textron Systems, the Fury is built on the technology…

Successful Thales Lightweight Multirole Missile (LMM) firing

The Thales Lightweight Multirole Missile (LMM) and Aselsan Missile Launcher System (MILAS) have completed a successful qualification firing exercise by engaging a naval target representative of a fast inshore attack craft. After firing the missile, the MILAS launcher exhibited perfect…