Thales Australia to develop new soldier weapon system
It will integrate disruptive digital technologies, advanced sensor and targeting equipment and networked communications into the system, which collectively will provide Australia with a capability advantage, Thales says.
The company will draw on its advanced manufacturing techniques to develop a weapon system that will combine cutting edge sensors and targeting systems, biometric security safeguards, tactical network links to enable collaborative engagement, plus enhanced command, control and situational awareness for both individual soldiers and commanders.
‘Rapid advances in digital technology bring increasing threats as well as new capabilities,’ Chris Jenkins, CEO of Thales Australia, said.
‘Thales’ future weapon system accelerates the development process for an era of networked warfare.’
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