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Thales Starts Cybersecurity, Info Systems Business Line; Richard Moulds on Securing Enterprise & Cloud Data

Thales Group has established a new business line within its secure communications and information systems global unit to offer cybersecurity products to customers in the critical infrastructure, research and financial services industries. The group’s Critical Information Systems and Cybersecurity business has 5, 000 employees and aims to generate as much …

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Thales Communications Rebrands, Merges Business Units; Alan Pellegrini Comments

Thales Communications, a U.S.-based subsidiary of the global aerospace and defense technology conglomerate, has changed its name to Thales Defense & Security after a series of business unit mergers and acquisitions. The rebranding and reorganization took effect Oct. 1 as two Thales businesses merged with Thales Communications and the former Thales USA …

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Thales-Raytheon JV Inks $180M NATO Missile Defense Deal; Jack Harrington Comments

A joint venture of Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and Thales Group has signed a $180 million contract with NATO to build and deploy a ballistic missile defense system for the alliance’s air command and control system. ThalesRaytheonSystems will upgrade the system’s radars and satellites, data communications capacity and tracking features, ThalesRaytheon said …

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Thales to Help Air Force Update Air Traffic Systems; Tony Lo Brutto Comments

Thales Group will work with the U.S. Air Force to update tools and equipment the branch uses to monitor and guide aircraft for military operations. The Air Force’s navigational aids family of systems work to send and receive information about airspace conditions and routes, Thales said Wednesday. Under the NAVAIDS FOS program, Thales’ …

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Ken Coleman Named Thales Avionics Services Americas VP, GM

Ken Coleman, former CEO of Thales Group‘s components business, has been appointed vice president and general manager of the company’s avionics services business in the Americas. Coleman started his new position April 29 and holds 25 years of experience in global sales management of radio frequency and microwave applications, Thales …

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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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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 Wins $213M for Navy Radios

Thales Communications has won a $213.5 million contract to provide the U.S. Navy radios, training and support equipment, the Defense Department announced Tuesday. The Navy will determine work location with each individual order under the firm-fixed-price contract and the Pentagon expects work to finish by Aug. 30, 2017. Earlier this …

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