Thales UK Wins Manchester Contract

Thales UK’s facility in Chessington has signed a contract to supply and install two Cat III 420 Instrument Landing Systems (ILS)*1 and a Distance Measuring Equipment (DME)*2 to Manchester Airport.  Thales now has orders for more than 30 420 ILS systems that are being supplied to the Ministry of Defence (MoD) and regional airports in the UK.
This is the second contract that Thales has been awarded following the signing of a Framework Agreement with The Manchester Airports Group plc (MAG) for the provision of specialist aviation-related services and products to all airports within the MAG, which includes Manchester, East Midlands, Bournemouth and Humberside airports.