Thales Signs £21.7m TDD Contract

11 September 2007 (Last Updated September 11th, 2007 11:47)

Thales is to supply Raytheon Missile Systems over 5,000 target detection devices (TDD) for the TOW 2B anti-armour missile system, under a £21.7m agreement. The company made the announcement at today's DSEi event in London. The TOW 2B missile system is a heavy anti-armour weapo

Thales is to supply Raytheon Missile Systems over 5,000 target detection devices (TDD) for the TOW 2B anti-armour missile system, under a £21.7m agreement.

The company made the announcement at today's DSEi event in London.

The TOW 2B missile system is a heavy anti-armour weapon, which is extremely versatile on the modern battle field.

Production of the TDDs will begin this year and will continue until 2009.

By Elizabeth Clifford-Marsh