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Thales UK wins over £100m ForceShield export order

15th January 2014 - 14:56 GMT | by Joyce de Thouars in London


The Indonesian Ministry of Defence has awarded a contract in excess of £100 million to Thales UK for the supply of a ForceShield integrated advanced air defence system. 

In addition to the supply of StarStreak short-range air defence missiles, the system comprises ControlMaster200 radar and weapon coordination systems, RapidRanger mobile weapon system and lightweight multiple launchers for the StarStreak as well as associated communications, training and support equipment. 

‘This solution for the Indonesian Army marks a new approach to air defence in that it provides a complete turnkey solution comprising latest-generation ‘sensor to effects’ technologies,’ Victor Chavez, CEO of Thales UK, said

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Joyce de Thouars


Joyce de Thouars

Joyce holds a MA degree in Middle Eastern Studies from King’s College London. Before she …

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