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Why choose Thales for your night vision goggles? Focus on the Augmented+ Family

Custom-designed for dismounted soldiers and specialised units, Augmented+ night vision goggles represent the future of night vision and offer outstanding features that enhance the safety and efficiency of your armed forces.

White Paper XTRAIM

Everything you need to know about XTRAIM 

Thales’s new XTRAIM weapon sight is a cutting-edge, all-in-one targeting solution designed to improve the observation and attack capabilities of dismounted soldiers in engagements at full rifle range as well as close combat. The unrivalled capabilities of this…

Sophie 4th generation

Sophie Ultima and Sophie Optima: the best allies in the field

Smaller, lighter, more energy-efficient products offer the best response to operational requirements, reducing the burden on the soldier, simplifying logistics and helping to minimise the use of natural resources. The SwaP approach is perfectly aligned with eco-design…

From vision to perception

Xtraim: the new all-in-one day/night weapon sight for Special Forces

Thales’s revolutionary XTRAIM weapon sight gives Special Forces and dismounted soldiers the flexibility and enhanced survivability they need to complete complex missions in challenging, fast-changing environments, thanks to a unique patented architecture and an array…

XTRAIM for dismounted soldier

Xtraim: the new all-in-one day/night weapon sight for dismounted soldiers

Thales’s revolutionary XTRAIM weapon sight brings powerful new capabilities for every team member, boosting survivability and mission effectiveness and interfacing easily with night vision goggles. The dismounted patrol steps out into the clear, moonless night. The…

Mastering innovation

A BEHIND-THE-SCENES LOOK AT THE DEVELOPMENT OF THALES’S SOLDIER OPTRONICS SOLUTIONS

Dismounted soldiers in today’s theatres of operations face extremely complex, fast-moving situations, ranging from insurgencies to high-intensity conflict against increasingly well-equipped adversaries. In such contexts, improved situational awareness is key by day…

Spy'Ranger: your flying eyes in high intensity conflicts

SPY’RANGER : YOUR FLYING EYES IN HIGH INTENSITY CONFLICTS

The nature of conflict is shifting again. The resurgence of great power competition is bringing near-peer adversaries back into the battlefield, together with more technologically advanced threats and the increased likelihood of saturating attacks. In this…

CYBER THREATS: THE NEW WEAPON IN ALL THEATERS OF OPERATION

CYBER THREATS: THE NEW WEAPON IN ALL THEATERS OF OPERATION

Land optronics: Technological disruptions give the tactical advantage In recent decades, the battlefield has met deep technological evolutions, particularly in optronic devices, which have faced important disruptions. In fact, we find more and more traditional land…

How to choose the right image intensifier tubes for night vision goggles?

HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT IMAGE INTENSIFIER TUBES FOR NIGHT VISION GOGGLES?

A new white paper from Thales compares and contrasts the different image intensifier tube technologies used in high-performance night vision goggles (NVGs). Tubes with a glass output window emerge favourably from the comparison. Despite their greater optical…

Nellie: the next-gen night vision goggles

NELLIE : THE NEXT-GEN NIGHT VISION GOGGLES

As a key asset of the soldier suite and the first binocular device among the new Thales Night Vision Goggles (NVG) family, NELLIE goes beyond the standards of ergonomics and performances.

Sophie 4th Family support solutions

THE NEW SOPHIE 4 FAMILLY SUPPORT SOLUTIONS

An agile repair and maintenance organisation is key to operational readiness and a force’s ability to accomplish its missions without being endangered by equipment failures.

Nellie the ultimate user experience in the dark

Nellie: tHE ultimate user experience in the dark

Thales engineers have been working intensively with operational personnel to optimise the ergonomics and usability of Nellie.

O-NYX NVG: small equipment, big winner

O-NYX Night Vision Goggles: small equipment, big winner

Since 2019, the French Army has taken delivery of more than 2,000 of Thales’s new O-NYX night vision goggles…

Seeing further. Fighting smarter

Seeing further. Fighting smarter.

Modern fighting forces are protected by astonishingly sophisticated technology. But, sometimes, there’s a heavy price to pay.