Weapon management system

Thales Belgium has developed a series of different firing control systems which enables to extend simple integration of its weapon and munitions onto rotary wings and fixed aircraft.


Weapon Management Unit
Thales Belgium (BL VTS)  – Rocket system 70mm (2.75”) : Firing control system WMU (Weapon Management Unit)


  • For conventional rocket warheads, guided rockets and rocket warheads with remote set fuze
  • Rocket launcher and gun pod management up to 7 stores
  • Interface with helicopter mission computer by :
    • Arinc 429
    • MIL-STD-1553
    • RS-422
  • Firing tables and ballistic calculation
  • Management of other equipment such as sighting system, HLRU, ESU,…
  • Connected to ACP to form a complete Weapon Management System (WMS)
  • Latest technology and development with low risk of obsolescence 
  • Type of connector : MIL C 83527