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Thales Canada proud to sponsor CANSEC and showcase latest military and public safety technology and expertise

Thales Canada’s expertise and product leadership across all military branches and public safety will be showcased at the Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries’ CANSEC exhibition May 28 and 29 in Ottawa, Canada. Among the Thales exhibits: • The latest in naval communication and network management systems, combat management systems, radars and sensors offered to Canada for non-combat and combat ships under the National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy. Thales Canada is currently the systems integration partner to Seaspan Shipyards for the non-combat vessels. • An extensive suite of decision tools that leverages the latest technology into integrated C4ISR systems dedicated for Armed, Constabulary and Public Safety Forces’ operators at each level of the Chain of Command, like the unparalleled collaborative TableC2. • VIGILE DPX is a compact and affordable solution that allows the reception and processing of threat signals through radars and other sensors, even in the presence of dense signal interference to provide the highest levels of situational awareness and threat warning. VIGILE DPX is currently in use by the Royal Navy. • A full range of Communication, Navigation and Identification (CNI) solutions for all military platforms. Thales is one of the world’s leading CNI suppliers. • The latest technology to jam radio-controlled improvised explosive devices (RCIEDs) to protect ground forces allowing freedom of movement through high-threat zones. • A full range of uncooled optronics including technology being deployed on the LAV III UP and TAPV programs to enhance vision and situational awareness in all light and weather conditions. • Thales provides the most advanced technologies on the RAFALE fighter jet proposed as the leading twin-engine replacement for Canada’s CF-18 fleet. These include the advanced active radar system, the electronic warfare system, navigation/attack computers, optronics, cockpit display systems, helmet-mounted sight, communication-navigation-identification suite and more. In addition to these and many other technologies, Thales Canada is also showcasing the work of Thales Canada Research and Technology (Quebec City) which has been chosen by Defence Research and Development Canada to lead more than a dozen Canadian companies in developing next-generation technologies for public safety. Key facts: • Large 180 m2 booth (Number 1701) with 36 products and demonstrations, situated at the south end of the Ernst and Young Centre main hall. • Technology covers air, land and sea critical needs; next-generation public security • Thales Canada President and CEO Mark Halinaty to introduce Erin O’Toole, Parliamentary Secretary to the Hon. Ed Fast, Minister of Internat. Trade at the Breakfast Speech (Day 2) • Thales Canada President and CEO Mark Halinaty will be available on site for interviews. Media wishing to arrange a time to speak with Mr. Halinaty should contact Emmanuelle Bleytou. About Thales Thales is a global technology leader in the Aerospace, Transportation and Defence & Security markets. In 2013, the company generated revenues of €14.2 billion with 65,000 employees in 56 countries. With its 25,000 engineers and researchers, Thales has a unique capability to design, develop and deploy equipment, systems and services that meet the most complex security requirements. Thales has an exceptional international footprint, with operations around the world working with customers and local partners. Thales Canada has 1,300 employees in Montreal, Quebec City, Ottawa, Toronto and Vancouver working in Defence & Security, Aerospace and Transportation. Revenues from Thales operations in Canada exceeded $424 million (CAD) for 2013 from urban rail system solutions, civil avionics, and defence and security technology and services. Press Contact Thales Canada Inc. Emmanuelle Bleytou +1 416 742 3900 ext. 4014863
Posted 2014-05-27
Last Modified 2014-05-27 17:39