THALES Avionics is one of the leading global suppliers of avionic solutions for the commercial and military aerospace markets. The company offers a wide range of functions and on-board electronic equipment for fixed wing and rotary wing aircraft. It provides its customers with all equipment, subsystems and systems in the areas of flight management, navigation, communication and surveillance.
In the civilian area, its solutions address both helicopters and commercial aircraft and regional and business aircraft. Clients include Airbus, ATR, Boeing, Bombardier, Embraer, Eurocopter, Gulfstream, Sikorsky and Sukhoi, to name but a few.
THALES Avionics product lines range from the provision of complete avionics suites to the cockpit and head-up displays, flight management, flight guidance and flight control equipment, communication, navigation and surveillance systems, integrated modular avionics and integrated maintenance.
Growing aircraft numbers make air traffic management more complex. THALES Avionics solutions help to make the end-to-end system operation safer, greener and more efficient. Expert on airborne real-time critical systems, and leader of major European projects shaping the future of aerospace operations, THALES Avionics is a key player in the definition of industry standards and in bringing to market innovative solutions.
THALES Avionics has been/is leader/participant in a large number of European Research Programmes including SESAR, SESAR2020, CLEANSKY, CLEANSKY2, ACROSS, OPTIMAL, FLYSAFE, ALICIA, ASHLEY, PRIMAE, ODICIS, and TOICA. THALES Avionics has been early strongly represented in ACARE committees including SIB, IRG and INCO, and is an active member of most working group namely WG1, WG2, WG3, WG4. THALES Avionics representatives took part in the preparation of ACARE’s 2012 SRIA as well as in the current SRIA update.
As a global company, THALES Avionics and the THALES Group have industrial facilities established in the USA, Canada, China, Singapore, Australia and long-lasting commercial and R&D relationship with most countries with aviation interest, including Japan, Russia, Israel, South Africa, India.
Role in the project
THALES Avionics brings its extensive market knowledge and cooperation experience to the ICARe project with direct involvement in WP3, WP4, WP5 and WP6.
THALES Avionics is in charge of the following activities and tasks in ICARe:
- Contribution to WP3: assessment of past international cooperation in aviation;
- Participation in the WP4: Technology Mapping in Third Countries;
- Involvement in the Japan, Canada, China and Russia open platform(WP5);
- Composition of the Israel and South Africa profiles and contribution to the strategic analysis (WP6).