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DSEI 2013: UK Chinook upgrade brings export potential

13th September 2013 - 16:26 GMT | by Tony Skinner, Jonathan Tringham in London

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Thales is pitching its avionics upgrade developed for the UK under Project Julius to existing CH-47 Chinook users around the world.

At the DSEI exhibition in London, the company showcased a range of elements that can be introduced as part of an avionics upgrade to in-service Chinooks, including the ‘Misson 360’ end-to-end air mission support package and Airscape information system.

Countries interested in following such an upgrade path are understood to include Japan and South Korea.

For Project Julius, Thales developed the Ground Mission Support System (GMSS), an On-Board Mission Planning System (OMPS) tablet and a cabin crew workstation, sometimes

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Tony Skinner is Shephard Media's Creative Director, overseeing the strategic direction, content development and project …

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Jonathan Tringham is a former Shephard staff reporter based in the UK. Jonathan worked in …

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