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French company Thales to showcase its solutions at Defexpo

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PANAJI (PTI): Backed by over a six-decade long legacy in India, French Defence firm Thales is all set to participate in the ninth edition of the upcoming Defence Expo in Goa.

"Thales will showcase a wide range of systems and equipment designed to meet today's critical needs of the armed forces at its booth," the company said.

The company said it will put at display its latest works in missile technologies, radars and support system during the Defexpo.

"We have had a fruitful association with India since 1953 and over the years have secured the confidence of the Indian armed forces, the government and the industry," said Antoine Caput, Vice President and Country Director, India, Thales.

"Make in India is a core element of our strategy for India and in this regard Defexpo provides us with a great platform to connect with all stakeholders and present our flagship capabilities," Caput said, according to a press release.

Thales offers its comprehensive tools to India's land forces. These include interoperable land forces systems for command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (C4ISR), vehicles and command posts; optronics, communications and identification means for soldiers; vehicles and tools for vehicle support in all types of missions; weapons systems and munitions, etc.

"Thales will be displaying a variety of such vehicle solutions and soldier modernisation systems at its booth in Def Expo," the company said.

In the field of Naval defence, Thales's sensors, systems and communication solutions are built around the latest, fully proven technologies.

"The group has a strong global reputation and expertise in systems integration, commitment to partnership with local industries, and a proven track record of working with shipyards all over the world. The Thales booth will showcase its capabilities in undersea sonars and radars," the release said.

In Air defence, the company offers armed forces worldwide a fully integrated air defence capability, from radars and C2 centres through to effectors and their respective fire control systems.

The firm'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 and citizens.

Defence Expo-2016 will showcase India's premiere Land, Naval and Internal Homeland Security Systems from 28-31 March at Betul, Naqueri Quitol in Quepem Taluka of South Goa.


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