05 Avril 2013
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With a historic presence of more than 40 years in Latin America, Thales will be taking part in the 2013 edition of LAAD in Rio de Janeiro, the largest exhibition dedicated to defence and security in the region.
Meet us: Hall 4 - Stand D40
Neuilly-sur-Seine, France - 5th April 2013 -Thales will be participating in the 9th edition of LAAD, from 9th to 12th April 2013 in Riocentro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Held biannually, LAAD is the leading Defence & Security exhibition in Latin America, bringing together Brazilian and international companies specialized in supplying equipment, services and technology to the Armed Forces, Police and Special Forces, Security Services, consultants and government agencies.
"Thales has been consolidating its presence in Latin America for a long time. Our strategy to transfer technology, establish a local industrial base and develop industrial and R&D partnerships is in line with national investment policies. Thales is already transferring technology in the region: it's a reality, not a promise. Our investment aims to have the right skills locally to further expand the technology base and the export market. Sharing key technologies is the Thales way: in the past, now and in the future", states Cesar Kuberek, Thales's Vice President in Latin America.
In the various markets that the Group addresses, Thales will be showcasing its capabilities in:
Defence Aerospace - As a leading provider of cutting edge equipment and systems to customers worldwide, Thales will be showcasing its air mission system capabilities, as well as its know-how in secure communications, secure identification and its training solutions for airborne platforms.With its positioning inAdvanced Air Defence, Thales is the only group in Europe able to offer the entire integrated capability from air defence radars and C2 through to effectors and their respective fire control systems. ThalesRaytheonSystems (TRS), the joint-venture between Raytheon and Thales will present the Ground Master 400, air defence radar model. TRS is the world leader in tactical radars for the battlefield with more than 600 systems in service worldwide.
With 140 operational radars, 250 Navaids and 26 TopSky-ATC solutions, Thales covers 50% of the Latin American airspace, making the world leader in Air Traffic Management, the region's premier provider of operational surveillance. At the stand, Thales will present how radars and non-radar technologies can be combined to offer an optimized surveillance coverage, its high-end solution TopSky-Safety Nets to improve airspace safety and the state of the art TopSky-Tower to improve safety on the ground.
Land Defence - Thales is a key player in the land systems domain with capabilities including system of systems, protected mobility (vehicle and soldier systems), secure and interoperable information and communications systems. LAAD is the perfect place to illustrate this, showing training solutions for Land forces, radio-products covering the spectrum from HF to SATCOM and draw on solid expertise in secure mobile radio, datalink technology, identification. Thales will also be exhibiting its comprehensive range of optronic equipment dedicated for vehicle or soldier protection.
Naval defence -As a global leader in naval solutions and a first rate partner to over 50 navies worldwide, Thales provides maritime solutions enabling commanders to reach decisions that deliver better outcomes. At LAAD, Thales will be exhibiting its expertise in both Above and Underwater warfare: from surveillance, identification, communications, command and combat systems to support for weapons systems, as well as acoustic systems for anti-submarine warfare and anti-mine warfare for all types of platforms.
International experts will be available at the show for demonstrations and presentations of Thales equipment and products.Please contact us to organise a tour of the stand or a briefing session.
Space- Thales Alenia Space, as a worldwide key player in the space industry for telecommunications, optical and radar Earth observation, meteorology and navigation will highlight in particular its know-how for dual use applications as well as its strong heritage in multibeam Ka-band technologies and products ranging from end-to-end systems to advanced equipment. Thales Alenia Space has an impressive track record in cooperating around the World both with industry and government including in setting up ambitious technology transfer programmes.