Thales is partnering with Microsoft to jointly develop a common defense cloud solution for armed forces, the companies said.
France’s Thales posted a 7.2 percent underlying rise in first-quarter sales as growth in defence and transport systems offset a slight dip in aerospace revenues.
Japan is proposing its P-1 submarine hunter for a French-German project to develop a marine surveillance aircraft, two Japanese government sources said.
Gemalto said that its contract to make the new, post-Brexit British passport would create new jobs and that it would ensure citizens’ key data details are protected.
Thales, said it plans to increase its Indian revenue to 1 billion euros and double its exports to 600 million euros in the near future.
France’s Thales said it expects to exceed medium-term targets that it set itself four years ago, as higher defence spending offsets slower telecom satellite markets.
France’s Thales has won an A$1.2 billion contract to supply air traffic management services in Australia, unifying the country’s civil and military airspace.
Competition Commission has approved the joint venture between Reliance Aerostructure and Thales India, according to sources.
French defense electronics group Thales expects more growth in its cybersecurity business in the coming years, said Thales executive Laurent Maury.
Thales is riding to the rescue of French jobs at Gemalto. The defence firm has trumped Atos’ tilt at the world’s biggest maker of chips for mobile phone SIM cards.