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Army Awards $4B Rifleman Radio Production IDIQ to Harris, Thales

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) and Thales‘ defense and security business have been awarded positions on a potential 10-year, $3.8 billion contract to produce radio systems for U.S. infantry use. Three proposals were submitted to the U.S. Army‘s Contracting Command for the firm-fixed-price, cost-reimbursable contract via the Internet, the Defense Department …

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Matt Desch: Iridium Seeks to Expand Broadband Service Diversity Through Thales Partnership

TYSONS CORNER, VA March 12, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — Executive Biz reported Wednesday on Iridium Communications’ partnership agreement with Thales allowing the latter to develop the Certus broadband service. Thales becomes the latest to join Iridium’s manufacturing partner network that also includes Rockwell Collins, L-3, ICG and Cobham SatCom, Iridium said …

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Thales Names Patrice Caine as CEO, Henri Proglio as Board Chairman

Patrice Caine, chief operating officer and chief performance officer of Thales, has been named CEO after service in various leadership roles since he joined the company in 2002. Thales also appointed former EDF Chairman and CEO Henri Proglio to serve as chairman of the board of directors, Thales said Dec. …

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Thales, MBDA Partner With Polish Firm on Bid for Poland’s Missile Defense System

Thales and MBDA have partnered with Poland’s Wojskowe Zaklady Uzbrojenia to offer the Aster 30 Block 1 missile in a joint bid for the Polish government’s Wisla contract, Defense News reported Tuesday. Pierre Tran writes that Thales and MBDA have submitted letters of intent for cooperation with WZU to bolster the local industry’s autonomy in producing and supporting …

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Philippe Logak Named Acting Thales Chairman, CEO

Philippe Logak, corporate secretary and general counsel at Thales, has been appointed to serve as the company’s chief executive and chairman on an interim basis. He succeeds Jean-Bernard Levy, who has stepped down to lead French electric utility firm EDF, Thales said Thursday. Logak joined Thales in 2013 as general …

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Martin Gee: Thales-Finmeccanica JV Makes Space Tech Push in Buy of SEA Business Unit

Thales Alenia Space has acquired the space business of U.K.-based software design and engineering services provider Systems Engineering & Assessment Ltd. for an undisclosed amount. The Thales Group–Finmeccanica joint venture seeks to grow its customer base and gain a foothold in the U.K. electronics and space mission technology market through …

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Thales to Acquire Alcatel-Lucent’s Cybersecurity, Comms Security Business; Jean-Bernard Lévy Comments

Thales has agreed to acquire the cybersecurity and communications security business of Alcatel–Lucent in a move to jointly offer network security products and services. Alcatel-Lucent will transfer its network security assets to Thales in order to grow its commercial proposition in cybersecurity, Thales said Thursday. “This investment responds to the growing ambition of Thales …

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Army Hands Potential $1B Radio Deal to Exelis, General Dynamics, Harris and Thales

Four companies have won positions on a potential 10-year, $988 million contract with the U.S. Army to manufacture radio appliques for usage by brigade combat teams. The Army Contracting Command’s office in Aberdeen, Md. received six bids for the firm-fixed-price contract via the Internet, the Defense Department said Wednesday. Single-channel …

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Laurent Maury Named Thales Info Systems, Cyber VP

Laurent Maury, formerly vice president of Thales‘s customer service and support business line, has been appointed VP of the company’s new critical information systems and cybersecurity segment. The new business line generates $689 million in revenues and operates within Thales’s secure communications and information systems global business unit, Thales said …

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Thales to Install Naval Radars for Dutch Military

Thales Group has signed a contract with Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding to supply and install surveillance radars for the Netherlands’ Joint Support Ship program. Thales will install its Scout Mk3 sensor technology on a vessel Damen Schelde is building for the Dutch defense materiel organization, Thales said Friday. Netherlands’ military …

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