From mobility to surveillance, target acquisition and designation, Thales masters image intensification, infrared and technologies to provide soldiers field-proven equipment.


Our optronics offer for soldiers includes Sophie Hand-Held Thermal Imagers, Night Vision Goggles, Weapon Sights, Target Acquisition Systems, Laser Target Designators, UAV. Furthermore, Thales offers a comprehensive range of service solutions, including a large panel of on-demand services, Service Level Agreements or managed services, in order to keep your optronics systems fully operational.

Hand-Held Thermal Imagers and Target locators

Sophie Hand-Held Thermal Imagers & Target Locators provide day/night observation and accurate target location, from tactical range to long range.

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Target Observation

MWIR and LWIR Long Range Hand-Held Thermal Imagers fit with operational needs, by Thales the inventor of the concept.

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Target Locator – Long Range

The widest choice of Hand-Held Thermal Target Locators from LWIR for the “Dusty Battlefield” to MWIR for Extended Range with continuous optical zoom

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Target Locator – Tactical Range

A unique uncooled fully featured Hand-Held Thermal Target Locator, all Digital and best in-class for Range and Weight

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Night Vision Goggles

Thales NVGs offer the perfect combination of performance, comfort, weight and simplicity. It fits soldier’s needs for every night time airborne and ground operation.


Standard NVG

Thales set a new standard when it first revealed LUCIE. Thales continuously develops its range of NVGs while improving performances by integrating soldier’s feedback.
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Connected NVG

Thales brings night fighting to the next level by integrating the best of its NVGs (51° FOV/ Compact/ lightweight) and by adding connectivity to the C4I system enabling the display of video and data

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Fusion NVG

Thales improves the survivability of the soldier, thanks to IR and I² vision that ensures better threat detection.

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Weapon sights

TWS provide soldiers with precision calibres and heavy machine guns, offering performance and comfort for night precision firing as simple and accurate as by day.


Cecile-TS is a family of extra-rugged Thermal Weapon Sights allowing long range shooting with an enhanced field of view for tactical superiority. Through compactness and a natural shooting position, Cecile-TS offers improved accuracy and operational advantages.

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Unmanned Air Systems


Thales is Europe’s leading industry player in tactical unmanned air systems with a combination of high-definition sensors operating at visible and infrared frequencies.

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