FZ | Thales Belgium SA – Rockets 70mm (2.75”) : McDonnell Douglas Helicopters relies on Thales’ lightweight rocket launchers for its global customers

McDonnell Douglas Helicopters relies on Thales’ lightweight rocket launchers for its global customers

Apr 17, 2018

Thales is pleased to announce the qualification of the FZ220 rocket launcher for unguided and guided munition (2.75"/70mm) on the latest McDonnell Douglas’ light helicopter (MD530G). This qualification follows the trials ran in Arizona, in Yuma Proving Ground (YPG), a United States Army facility...

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FZ |  Thales Belgium SA – Rockets 70mm (2.75”) : It’s a win for Thales rocket systems at H145M firing campaigns in Hungary and Sweden

It’s a win for Thales rocket systems at H145M firing campaigns in Hungary and Sweden

Mr 5, 2018

In ever more urban environments, the priority of armed forces is to reduce the risk of collateral damage, and in this ambition they can rely on Thales. The Group has been recently awarded a contract from Airbus Helicopters for the test of its rocket systems to boost the H145M mission capability....

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FZ | Thales Belgium SA – Rockets 70mm (2.75”) : Spanish and German armed forces choose Thales’ rockets to equip their Tiger helicopter fleets

Spanish and German armed forces choose Thales rockets to equip their Tiger helicopter fleets

Feb 13, 2018

The Spanish Army, the FAMET (Fuerzas Aeromóviles del Ejército de Tierra), and  the German Armed Forces (Bundeswehr) who have been involved in different UN-peacekeeping missions and are currently deployed in Mali with Tiger helicopters, are increasing their capabilities with Thales’s rockets to...

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FZ |  Thales Belgium SA – Rockets 70mm (2.75”) : Airbus Helicopters H145M test fires Thales’ Laser Guided Rockets FZ275 LGR

Airbus Helicopters H145M test fires Thales’ Laser Guided Rockets FZ275 LGR

Feb 1, 2018

The successful capability enhancement for the H145M continues. In the first weeks of December 2017, Airbus Helicopters demonstrated the ability to fire laser guided rockets FZ275 LGR from Thales with its new H145M platform at the Älvdalen test range of the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration...

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FZ | Thales Belgium SA – Rockets 70mm (2.75”) : Airbus Helicopters completes first firing campaign with HForce-equipped H145M

Airbus Helicopters completes first firing campaign with HForce-equipped H145M

Nov 20, 2017

Airbus Helicopters has recently completed a ballistic development test of an HForce weapon system on a H145M on Pápa Airbase in Hungary. The tested system included guns (FN Herstal HMP400), unguided rockets on rocket launcher FZ231 and cannons (Nexter NC621) as well as an electro-optical...

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FZ | Forges de Zeebrugge – Rocket system 70mm (2.75”) : Thales Belgium showcasing its Laser Guided Rocket FZ275 LGR at Paris Air Show (“Le Bourget”)

Thales Belgium showcasing its Laser Guided Rocket FZ275 LGR at Paris Air Show (“Le Bourget”)

Apr 27, 2017

Thales Belgium (formerly Forges de Zeebrugge – FZ) takes pleasure in inviting you to meet us on Paris Air Show 2017, the biggest and most important Air Show/Exhibition in the Aerospace industry in 2017, for a closer look at our breakthrough thinking.

At the upcoming 52nd edition of Paris Air...

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FZ | Thales Belgium SA – Rockets 70mm (2.75”) : McDonnell Douglas Helicopters relies on Thales’ lightweight rocket launchers for its global customers

McDonnell Douglas Helicopters relies on Thales’ lightweight rocket launchers for its global customers

Apr 17, 2018

Thales is pleased to announce the qualification of the FZ220 rocket launcher for unguided and guided munition (2.75"/70mm) on the latest McDonnell Douglas’ light helicopter (MD530G). This qualification follows the trials ran in Arizona, in Yuma Proving Ground (YPG), a United States Army facility...

More ...

FZ | Thales Belgium SA – Rockets 70mm (2.75”) : Spanish and German armed forces choose Thales’ rockets to equip their Tiger helicopter fleets

Spanish and German armed forces choose Thales rockets to equip their Tiger helicopter fleets

Feb 13, 2018

The Spanish Army, the FAMET (Fuerzas Aeromóviles del Ejército de Tierra), and  the German Armed Forces (Bundeswehr) who have been involved in different UN-peacekeeping missions and are currently deployed in Mali with Tiger helicopters, are increasing their capabilities with Thales’s rockets to...

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FZ | Thales Belgium SA – Rockets 70mm (2.75”) : Airbus Helicopters completes first firing campaign with HForce-equipped H145M

Airbus Helicopters completes first firing campaign with HForce-equipped H145M

Nov 20, 2017

Airbus Helicopters has recently completed a ballistic development test of an HForce weapon system on a H145M on Pápa Airbase in Hungary. The tested system included guns (FN Herstal HMP400), unguided rockets on rocket launcher FZ231 and cannons (Nexter NC621) as well as an electro-optical...

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FZ |  Thales Belgium SA – Rockets 70mm (2.75”) : It’s a win for Thales rocket systems at H145M firing campaigns in Hungary and Sweden

It’s a win for Thales rocket systems at H145M firing campaigns in Hungary and Sweden

Mr 5, 2018

In ever more urban environments, the priority of armed forces is to reduce the risk of collateral damage, and in this ambition they can rely on Thales. The Group has been recently awarded a contract from Airbus Helicopters for the test of its rocket systems to boost the H145M mission capability....

More ...

FZ |  Thales Belgium SA – Rockets 70mm (2.75”) : Airbus Helicopters H145M test fires Thales’ Laser Guided Rockets FZ275 LGR

Airbus Helicopters H145M test fires Thales’ Laser Guided Rockets FZ275 LGR

Feb 1, 2018

The successful capability enhancement for the H145M continues. In the first weeks of December 2017, Airbus Helicopters demonstrated the ability to fire laser guided rockets FZ275 LGR from Thales with its new H145M platform at the Älvdalen test range of the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration...

More ...

FZ | Forges de Zeebrugge – Rocket system 70mm (2.75”) : Thales Belgium showcasing its Laser Guided Rocket FZ275 LGR at Paris Air Show (“Le Bourget”)

Thales Belgium showcasing its Laser Guided Rocket FZ275 LGR at Paris Air Show (“Le Bourget”)

Apr 27, 2017

Thales Belgium (formerly Forges de Zeebrugge – FZ) takes pleasure in inviting you to meet us on Paris Air Show 2017, the biggest and most important Air Show/Exhibition in the Aerospace industry in 2017, for a closer look at our breakthrough thinking.

At the upcoming 52nd edition of Paris Air...

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