Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Agusta Westland, Thales Sign Agreement for Sonars
Thales has a new agreement to equip Agusta Westland’s Lynx light helicopters with its anti-submarine sonar system, the FLASH Compact sonar.
The Thales FLASH system is installed on helicopters currently in service with French, U.K., and U.S. navies.
“This contract confirms Thales’s expertise in anti-submarine warfare and also marks the first success for our new FLASH Compact sonar,” said Benoit Plantier, managing director of Thales Underwater Systems. More