That is to say, tested at sea in real conditions.
After two and a half years of tests and trials, the submarine mine warfare system of the future, known by the acronym MMCM, developed by a pool of European industrialists, under the responsibility of the Thales defense group, has been qualified by France and the United Kingdom.
We have developed a system of drones for the detection, classification, identification and neutralization of mines and threatening underwater objects.
We have demonstrated that we have end-to-end technology mastery.
We are the only ones in the world to have succeeded
”, explains Alexis Morel, vice-president“ UnderWater Systems ”of Thales.
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France and the United Kingdom, which have two of NATO's largest navies, have ordered Thales to acquire 8 mine warfare systems for 300 million euros.
To this budget are added the 165 million committed by the two countries in 2015, as part of a development contract.
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