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Lockheed Teams With Raytheon-Thales JV on NATO Missile Defense C2 Effort

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 19, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has partnered with a joint venture between Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and Thales to deliver command-and-control technology in support of NATO’s air and ballistic missile defense system, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. ThalesRaytheonSystems will serve as system integrator and work with Lockheed to …

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Accenture, Thales Unveil Blockchain Tech for Supply Chain Security at Farnborough Air Show

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 17, 2018 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has collaborated with Thales to demonstrate a blockchain-based supply chain security system at the Farnborough Air Show that runs through July 22 in England, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The platform, which is based on Linux‘s Hyperledger Fabric project, is designed to detect, …

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Army Selects 5 Firms for Potential $250M Waveform Dev’t Contract

Five companies have secured positions on a potential five-year, $249.6 million contract to support the U.S. Army‘s Waveform Development Environment Ecosystem. The Defense Department said Monday contractors will also compete for task orders to provide multiple waveforms and network services to the service branch. The Army Contracting Command received five bids for …

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Microsoft Seeks to Develop New Defense Cloud Platform With Thales

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 14, 2018 —  Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) and Thales have established an alliance that aims to advance a new cloud platform intended to enable defense customers to store and secure classified and sensitive information within their information technology infrastructure while on the field, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The …

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PwC: Aerospace & Defense Industry Reported $728B in 2017 Revenue

A new PwC report says the aerospace and defense sector recorded $728 billion in 2017 revenue, reflecting a 4 percent increase from the previous year. PwC reported that A&D companies posted a combined operating profit of $77 billion in 2017 with an on operating margin of 10.6 percent, up from 9.3 percent in …

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Thales to Help NASA Develop UAS Traffic Mgmt Concepts

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 29, 2018 — Thales will collaborate with NASA to develop concepts on a traffic management platform for unmanned aircraft systems in an effort to accelerate their integration into the national airspace, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the Space Act Agreement with NASA, which could generate jobs in …

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Thales Initiates All-Cash Offer to Acquire Gemalto

Thales has launched an all-cash offer to acquire all shares of Gemalto for approximately $63.2 per share plus dividend under a merger agreement announced in December 2017. “The publication of the offer document is the first major step of the proposed acquisition of Gemalto,” Patrice Caine, Thales chairman and CEO, …

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Cubic, Thales Partner to Pursue UK Deal on Joint Fires Training; Dave Buss Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 13, 2018 — A Cubic (NYSE: CUB) business unit has teamed with Thales in a joint bid for the U.K. government’s Joint Fires Synthetic Training effort for the delivery of joint fires systems for training operations, ExecutiveBiz reported. Cubic Global Defense said the partnership under the Training and Simulation Systems Program aims to …

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Thales Study Reports on Federal Cyber Concerns; Nick Jovanovic Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 2, 2018 — Thales has found that 57 percent of U.S. federal government respondents say their agencies experienced a data breach over the past year, with vulnerabilities from shared infrastructures topping the list of cybersecurity concerns, ExecutiveBiz reported. The “2018 Thales Data Threat Report, Federal Edition” ranked …

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PwC: Global Aerospace, Defense M&A Hit $72B in 2017

A new PwC report says the value of global mergers and acquisitions in the aerospace and defense sector reached $72 billion in 2017, exceeding the previous record of $67 billion set in 2015. PwC reported that A&D companies worldwide recorded 454 M&A transactions last year with an average deal size of $411 million. Significant …

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