Business & GA, CNS, Military

Thales and SAVIC Bring Avionics Expertise to Chinese Helicopters

By Juliet Van Wagenen | November 17, 2014

[Avionics Today 11-17-2014] Thales and Shanghai AVIC (SAVIC) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) confirming a partnership to provide joint solutions to the Chinese helicopter market. Thales promises to bring its latest certified helicopter avionics know-how and technologies to the partnership, while SAVIC, who has already developed a number of avionics suites for Chinese helicopters, offers local expertise of systems integration, software development, customer support and through-life services.

The joint solution will be based on the Thales TopDeck certified helicopter avionics suite with interactive functions and includes high levels of integration providing significant reduction in weight.

Receive the latest avionics news right to your inbox