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Kuwait receives Thales turret and surveillance system
December 12, 2017, 2:31 pm

Thales, the French multi-national defense services company, has delivered a state-of-the-art remotely operated turret and surveillance system to the Kuwait Ministry of Interior for use on eight armored patrol vehicles. All vehicles are expected to be ready for operations by the end of 2017.

The advanced turret is to be integrated on eight existing 4x4 vehicles which will used for maintaining internal security, public safety and surveillance missions. The vehicles will be operated by the Kuwaiti Security Shield department.

The system includes an array of sophisticated optronics equipment, including high definition day and night thermal commander’s sight, main gunner thermal camera, local situation awareness sensors and acoustic shot detection system. All these capabilities are fully integrated into a central mission system and designed to meet a specific mission requirements. 

More than 50 land forces around the world are equipped by Thales. From designing smart sensors and advanced defense systems, to developing collaborative combat, and connecting and equipping soldiers on the digital battlefield, the systems deliver information superiority and give land forces mastery of action whenever they face their decisive moments. 


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