Thales to develop sonar tech for future French Navy boomers

first_img View post tag: Thales Back to overview,Home naval-today Thales to work on French Navy’s future ballistic missile submarine sonar tech February 7, 2018 View post tag: French Navy Authorities View post tag: SSBN French defense and technology company Thales announced it was awarded a 42-month contract from the French defense procurement agency (DGA) to carry out a set of studies and technological developments in support of a sonar system that will equip the third-generation of the French nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine (SNLE 3G).The contract follows an award announced in 2016 to develop the ALRO towed linear array based on optical technology.According to Thales, these developments take into account current and future threat environment and support Thales’s efforts to complete design and qualification of a large antenna system and related processing capabilities made possible by advances in algorithms and the digital revolution.This new research and development program builds on the results of studies launched under France’s two previous defense spending plans.It will include final validation of the fourth-generation flank arrays and the development of a new sonar interceptor, with latest-generation adaptive antenna processing and threat classification algorithms as well as an innovative bow-mounted antenna concept. Share this article Thales to work on French Navy’s future ballistic missile submarine sonar techlast_img read more

Tix Now Available to See Bobby Steggert & More in Anna Ziegler’s Boy

first_img Related Shows Boy Show Closed This production ended its run on April 9, 2016 Tickets are now on sale to see Bobby Steggert and more in the world premiere of Anna Ziegler’s Boy. Directed by Linsay Firman, the Keen Company’s off-Broadway production will play a limited engagement February 23 through April 9. Opening night is set for March 10 at the Clurman Theatre at Theatre Row.Inspired by a true story, Boy explores the tricky terrain of finding love amidst the confusion of sexual identity, and the inextricable bond between a doctor and patient. In the 1960s, a well-intentioned doctor convinces the parents of a male infant to raise their son as a girl after a terrible accident. Two decades later, the repercussions of that choice continue to unfold. A story of the blinding power of love and the complicated mystery of one’s perception of self, Boy calls into question how we become who we are.Joining Steggert (Ragtime, Mothers & Sons) in the cast will be Heidi Armbruster (Time Stands Still, Disgraced), Ted Koch (Pillowman, Death of a Salesman, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof), Paul Niebanck (A Walk in The Woods, Barbecue) and Rebecca Rittenhouse (Commons of Pensacola, Blood & Oil).The production will feature set design by Sandra Goldmark, costumes by Sydney Maresca, lighting by Nick Francone, sound by Shane Rettig and props by Ricola Wille.center_img ‘Boy'(Photo by Zach DeZon) View Commentslast_img read more