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Against submarine mines, Paris and London control a robotic system unique in the world


The French Navy and the Royal Navy have ordered eight systems from Thales. They combine surface and submarine drones, robots and sonar.

"Sea proven"!

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.

Read also: The French army secures a tech nugget coveted by the CIA

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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Source: lefigaro

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