Thales is Preferred Bidder for SAAF Recce Pod Contract




Thales UK is the preferred bidder to supply electro-optical pods for the South African Air Force (SAAF) JAS 39C/D Gripen fleet. Thales is in detailed contract discussions with South Africa’s Defence Materiel Division ahead of a contract for fourof its Digital Joint Reconnaissance Pods (DJRPs), as used by the UK’s Harrier GR.7/9 and Tornado GR.4 fleets. The Digital Joint Reconnaissance Pod was selected over a version of the Rafael Recce Lite pod offered by Zeiss Optronics and a S...
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