Thursday, April 28, 2011
Lockheed Martin, Thales Ink Merlin Support Deal
Thales has entered into a five-year contract with Lockheed Martin UK as part of the Integrated Merlin Operational Support (IMOS) program. The agreement starts in April 2011 and runs until March 2016. Thales will provide support for the acoustic sub-systems on the Merlin Mk1 and Mk2 operated by the Royal Navy. The acoustic sub-system will replace the previously installed Thales sonic sub-system.