Wednesday, June 10, 2015

First export order for Thales Talios pod

Thales has announced the first export success of the Talios pod today. The customer and the quantity of pod ordered are unknown)
The Talios ("Targeting Long range Identification Optronic System") is the successor of the Damocles laser designation pod and is due to enter service in 2018 on the French Rafale F3R.

According to Jane's, the first prototype should be ready by the end of 2015 and the trials will start in 2016

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