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Gentex Wins $95M SOCOM Tactical Headgear Supply IDIQ

Gentex has won a potential five-year, $95M contract to provide tactical headborne systems to the U.S. Special Operations Command. SOCOM received two offers for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price contract via a full and open competition and obligated $150K at the time of award. The command is procuring ballistic and nonballistic variants for …

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Army Orders $82M in Joint Service Aircrew Masks, Flight Equipment From Gentex

Gentex has received an $82.5 million contract from the U.S. Army to supply aircrew masks, life support system and flight equipment for the Joint Strike Fighter program. The company will build Joint Service Aircrew Mask systems for the military branch in an effort to protect fighter pilots against chemical and biological threats when …

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Thales to Acquire Gentex Corp. “Visionix” Business; Allan Cameron Comments

Thales (NYSE:HO) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the helmet mounted display and motion tracking businesses of Gentex Corp. “This acquisition is a strategic fit that complements Thales’ global portfolio of Helmet Mounted Sight and Display systems for rotary and fixed wing platforms, ” said Michel Mathieu, head of Thales’ Avionics …

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Thales Wraps Up Helmet Mounted Business Buy

Thales Group has completed its acquisition of a helmet mounted display and motion tracking business from Gentex Corp. for an undisclosed amount. Effective Dec. 28, 2012, the new company is operating as a Thales subsidiary under the new name Thales Visionix, Thales said Thursday. The subsidiary will retain its current …

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Raytheon-Thales Team To Make Army Helicopter Helmet Displays; Pete Roney Comments

A team comprised of Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and Thales subsidiaries has won a $3.5 million contract to perform systems engineering on helmet-mounted displays for the U.S. Army. Raytheon Technical Services Co. and Thales Visionix won the engineering and manufacturing development phase of the Common Helmet Mounted Display program, Raytheon said …

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Thales USA CEO Allan Cameron Retiring, Alan Pellegrini Named Successor

Thales USA has promoted Alan Pellegrini, currently vice president and general manager for avionics, to succeed the retiring Allan Cameron as president and CEO, effective at the beginning of 2013. The company said Cameron started as CEO in 2006 and led the company through four acquisitions in the defense and …

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