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Military Aircraft Cockpit Equipment

2 Dashwood Lang Road,
KT15 2NX Surrey,
United Kingdom

2 Dashwood Lang Road,
KT15 2NX Surrey,
United Kingdom

Thales is a global technology leader for the aerospace, space, defence, security and transportation markets. Thales is a world-leading provider of onboard solutions and high value-added services for the civil and military aerospace markets.

Thales’s Aerospace business, set up in close proximity to its customers, employs 13,000 people worldwide, who are helping to define tomorrow’s air transport solutions and to better protect lives in operational theatres.

In the military domain, Thales combat systems are at the forefront of technological innovation to meet all mission requirements. The company provides high performance avionics and mission systems for major European programmes such as the Rafale, A400M, FSTA, NH90 and Tiger.

Thales designs radar, electronic warfare, optronic, communication, navigation and identification solutions for protecting aircrews and military assets.

As an industry-leading supplier of mission, surveillance and reconnaissance solutions, Thales is the European leader in UAV (Unmanned Air Vehicle) systems and is also prime contractor in the fields of maritime patrol and surveillance. Thales has developed a complete range of dedicated service solutions to allow Armed Forces to focus on their core activities.

Thales offer a wide range of flight deck instruments and displays for aircrafts, helicopters, fighters and UAV applications.

Video and smart displays

Thales videos and smart displays are conceived to enhance viewing comfort for maximum pilot performance. Smart Displays integrate advanced embedded avionics functionalities. They are low volume and self cooled for an easy integration.

  • Video displays (5×4, 5×5, 6×6)
  • Smart Displays (5×6, 6×8)

IESI: Integrated Electronic Standby Instruments

Benefit from Thales expertise as the world leader in civil standby instruments. The key to our success: providing you with the best performing sensors and LCD displays for a greater reliability and a wider lateral viewing angle at high resolutions.

Conventional instruments are also available:

  • Attitude indicator
  • Altitude indicator
  • Air speed indicator
  • Vertical speed indicator

Beyond these two ranges of products, Thales suggests to consult the online Nav’equipment catalogue… in order to discover our military customized solutions which include:

  • “TopDeck” avionic suite
  • “TopOwl” integrated helmet system
  • EFVS: Enhanced Flight Vision System

Heron TP (Eitan) MALE UAV

Heron TP (Eitan) MALE (medium-altitude, long-endurance) unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) is an advanced variant of the Heron 1 UAV developed by Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) to meet multiple mission needs of the armed forces.

Tu-160 Blackjack Strategic Bomber

Tu-160 supersonic strategic bomber (Nato reporting name of Blackjack) is a variable-sweep wing supersonic strategic missile carrier manufactured by the Tupolev aircraft research and engineering complex joint stock company of Moscow and the Kazan-Gorbunov Aircraft Production Association in Tatarstan from 1980 to 1992.

AC-208 Combat Caravan Light Attack Aircraft

AC-208 Combat Caravan is a light attack combat aircraft manufactured by US-based aerospace and defence company Alliant Techsystems (ATK), a subsidiary of Northrop Grumman. It is derived from the Cessna 208 Grand Caravan aircraft.

AC-130W Stinger II Gunship

AC-130W Stinger II is a multi-mission gunship developed by Lockheed Martin for the US Air Force (USAF). It is a modified variant of the MC-130W Dragon Spear aircraft.

NC212i Light Transport Aircraft

The NC212i light military transport aircraft is being manufactured by PT Dirgantara Indonesia (Persero), in co-operation with Airbus.

Hero-400EC Extended-Range Loitering System

Hero-400EC (Electric, Cruciform) is an extended-range variant of the Hero family of loitering weapon systems developed by UVision Air, an unmanned air system developer based in Israel.

Fury Precision-Guided Weapon

The Fury is a lightweight, precision-guided glide weapon developed by Thales in association with Textron Systems Weapon and Sensor Systems.

PD-1 Unmanned Aerial System

The People's Drone PD-1 unmanned aerial system (UAS) is designed and manufactured by UkrSpecSystems, a UAS producer based in Ukraine.

UVH-29E Unmanned Aerial Vehicle

UVH-29E is a new vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) produced by UAVOS for military and civil operators.

Thales Onboard the Tiger

Thales is proud to be onboard Eurocopter’s Tiger, the most versatile attack and armed reconnaissance helicopter available on the market. The Tiger, known in France and Spain as Tigre, is a multi-mission helicopter capable of carrying out day and night time missions in all-weather conditions.

FSTA Targets Met in Time for Intro to Service

As we move closer towards the introduction to service of the future strategic tanker aircraft (FSTA) late next year, all major milestones for the development of the FSTA service by AirTanker Services (ATrS) have been met since the contract was signed two years ago. This important programme will p

Thales Selected to Provide IESI’s for Eurocopter’s Commercial Helicopters

Thales announced today that, following an intense worldwide competition, it has been selected by Eurocopter to provide the Integrated Electronic Standby Instrument (IESI) for its range of light and medium helicopters. This range includes the Ecureuil family, the EC135, the EC145, the EC155 and th

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2 Dashwood Lang Road


KT15 2NX


United Kingdom