Thales tasked to deliver GaN CWI transmitters to Royal Danish navy

LA DEFENSE, Paris, France. Officials at the Danish Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organization tasked Thales to deliver 14 Continuous Wave Illumination (CWI) transmitters to be integrated in the current ESSM fire control systems on-board the Absalon and Iver Huitfeldt class vessels of the Royal Danish navy.

Thales’s CWI transmitter utilizes (GaN) technology and incorporates a waveform generator (MWFG) building block to provide performance.

The first delivery will be made mid-2019 and the last system will be delivered in 2021. A second contract was signed for the sustainment support of the CWI systems until 2049.

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