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Thales wins South African Air Force support contract

28th May 2012 - 14:27 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


Thales has announced that it has been selected by the South African Department of Defence, South African Air Force and Armaments Corporation of South Africa (ARMSCOR) for a five year Through Life Support (TLS) contract of all Thales avionics equipment on-board several fleets of aircrafts. The company made the announcement 28 May, 2012.

Under the terms of the multi-year contract signed with Armscor, Thales will support a large variety of avionics equipment on board the aircraft, including the TopDeck suite for the C-130BZ tactical transport aircrafts, avionics equipment for the Rooivalk combat helicopters, TopFlight avionics systems for the Hawk Lead-In-Fighters and avionics suites for the Super Lynx helicopters.

The company said that it will deliver ‘a Global Logistics Support Services Solution to Armscor, encompassing, among other items, management of obsolescence, of strategic stocks of components, technical support and assistance,’ under the contract.

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