Paris-based European defence major, Thales to showcase their cutting-edge defence platforms and advanced technology in the upcoming Aero India 2021 air show. starting 3rd February in Bangaluru. At the 13th edition of the show from February 3 to 5, the company is also going to display its land and naval defence along with a special feature on its efforts towards ‘Make in India’.
According to Emmanuel de Roquefeuil, Vice-President and Country Director, Thales in India, “Since the inception of our operations in India, we are proudly supporting the modernisation efforts of the Indian armed forces and helping them to prepare, achieve and maintain tactical superiority over any form of threat.” Adding, “Aero India 2021 provides us with a chance to present our latest and advanced technologies that serve the requirements of the Indian defence forces, and strengthen our local partnerships.”
This year, Thales will bring the latest addition to its family of airborne surveillance radars, the AirMaster C, to the air show including airborne optronic capability. With this new product, Thales offers an optimised surveillance solution for a broader array of platform types and operators, ensuring they benefit from the highest levels of mission performance as they face the new challenges ahead. Among the other demos for the tri-forces, systems like SYNAPS software defined radios, armaments, small arms, counter-UAV measures and air defence solutions such as STARStreak for which a teaming agreement has been recently signed between Thales and Bharat Dynamics Limited will take the centre stage.