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Thales and Renault team for vehicle digitisation

17th February 2013 - 14:42 GMT | by Tim Fish in Abu Dhabi


Under an agreement announced at the IDEX exhibition in Abu Dhabi, Thales and Renault Defense Trucks will cooperate on the development of digitised vehicle systems.

The intention is to provide real-time communications between vehicles to improve situational awareness and the cooperation of units when engaging on the battlefield.

Fighting vehicles and armoured security vehicles will be considered for the systems and the agreement outlined three operational areas that would benefit from the introduction of digital systems: army surveillance and reconnaissance units, security and special forces; battlegroups consisting of different types of combat and support vehicles; and security and law enforcement

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Tim Fish


Tim Fish

Tim Fish is a special correspondent for Shephard Media. Formerly the editor of Land Warfare …

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