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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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Boeing-Led Team Wins $524M to Train Australia’s Military Helicopter Pilots; Kim Gillis Comments

A Boeing-led (NYSE: BA) consortium has been awarded a $524 million contract to provide combat helicopter training to air crews of Australian army and navy over the next 25 years. Boeing partnered with Thales, Airbus and Turbomeca for the Australian military’s JP 9000 Phase 7-Helicopter Aircrew Training System program, Boeing …

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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 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 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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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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