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Euronaval 2012: Thales launches radar on international market

23rd October 2012 - 15:40 GMT | by Beth Stevenson in Paris

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Following the successful deployment of the Vigile DPX radar electronic support measures system on the British Royal Navy's Type 45 class destroyers earlier this year, Thales has introduced the system to the international market for the first time.

The radar was launched during the Euronaval exhibition in Paris, France on 22 October, and adds to the company's other Vigile systems, which are the result of 'a culmination of a lot of years of work'. 

'This is a ground-breaking new radar system,' Phil Naybour, head of UK maritime activity at Thales UK, told a media briefing. 'Thales has a long history

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Beth is a former senior reporter for Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Beth graduated …

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