Tag Archives: Thales

GovCon Wire’s Weekly Roundup: Border Protection Infrastructure & The New Space-Race

Weekly Roundup April 24 – April 28 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson For months, we’ve all been reading about the proposed wall along our nation’s southern borders, headlines describing the billions of dollars that will be needed to fund such …

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Thales Taps AWS, Microsoft, Salesforce, Google Cloud Platforms for Data Security

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 17, 2017 — Amazon Web Services (Nasdaq: AMZN), Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT), Salesforce (NYSE: CRM) and Google will provide cloud platforms for Thales‘ data security offering, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Thales said Monday the partnership aims to help customers manage encryption keys for data in the cloud with the use of technologies AWS Key …

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Report Names Key Players in Growing Global UAV Flight Training & Simulation Industry

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 9, 2017 — A new Research and Markets report has stated that BAE Systems, CAE (NYSE: CAE), L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL), Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and Thales are among the key players in the global unmanned aerial vehicle flight training and simulation market, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Research and Markets said Monday the market …

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Lockheed Awarded $327M UK Aerial Surveillance System Devt Contract

Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) U.K. arm has received a potential $327 million contract to develop an airborne surveillance system for integration with the U.K. defense ministry’s fleet of Merlin HM Mk2 helicopters. The contract for the Crowsnest aerial surveillance program covers initial provisioning of spares as well as demonstration and manufacturing work, …

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Leonardo Awarded $330M UK Military Helicopter Support Contract

Leonardo has secured a potential five-year, $330 million contract from the U.K.’s ministry of defense to provide training and support services for 62 AW159 Wildcat helicopters of the British army and navy. The company said Monday that work on the Wildcat Integrated Support and Training contract will begin April 1 and covers aircraft safety management, …

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Airbus to Support UK Military Transport Aircraft Fleet Under Potential $506M Contract

Airbus has secured a $506 million contract from the U.K.’s defense ministry to provide in-service support for the Atlas A400M airlifters of the British air force. The ministry said Thursday the contract covers maintenance, upgrade and repair services for the country’s Atlas fleet through 2026. Julian Young, chief of air materiel at the U.K.’s defense …

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Weekly Roundup December 5 – December 9, 2016: Vectrus Brings Aboard New CEO & more

December 5 – December 9, 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson GovCon industry leaders and observers welcomed Vectrus to the government services landscape in the autumn of 2014 and this week marks the beginning of a new era for …

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David Lockwood to Succeed Bob Murphy as Cobham CEO; John Devaney Comments

David Lockwood, CEO of U.K.-based electronics firm Laird, will succeed Bob Murphy as CEO of Cobham by Jan. 1, 2017. Murphy will leave his post by the end of 2016 and will be succeeded by Lockwood on the company’s board of directors, Cobham said Wednesday. “David has a background in defense …

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Army Taps Boeing for $667M Apache Helicopter FMS Contract With Qatar

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a potential four-year, $667.5 million contract from the U.S. Army to deliver 24 AH-64E Apache helicopters and related equipment to Qatar as part of a foreign military sales agreement. The company will perform work in Mesa, Arizona, through May 31, 2020, under the fixed-price-incentive contract and …

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Michael Munn, Harry Xenitelis Named Tampa Microwave Business Devt Directors for NATO, USSOCOM

Thales subsidiary Tampa Microwave has appointed Michael Munn and Harry Xenitelis as directors of business development for NATO and the U.S. Special Operations Command, respectively, as part of its expansion efforts in international satellite communications terminal and defense markets. Munn, formerly manager for special operations U.S. business at Tampa Microwave, …

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