Thales selects Rockwell Collins to upgrade Australia's Hawei protected vehicle-light system.
GEELONG, Australia. Thales Australia officials selected Rockwell Collins, as a subcontractor, to upgrade to integrate the Digital Terminal Control System (DTCS) into the Integral Computing System (ICS) of the Hawkei Protected Mobility Vehicle-Light system.
The DTCS enables joint terminal attack controllers and joint fires observers to seamlessly integrate with airborne assets, artillery, and naval platforms. It is a wearable solution for ground targeting, air support, and call-for-fire missions with the capability to be integrated on tanks and combat vehicles.
Following the acceptance of this system, Rockwell Collins will design, support Thales Australia to develop, integrate, and test the DTCS. Work under the contract will be located in Sydney, Australia, and began in January 2017 and will run through February 2018.
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