Tag Archives: France

Visiongain: Military Land Vehicle Electronics Market’s 2016 Revenue to Hit $3B

A report from research firm Visiongain estimates that global revenue for military land vehicle electronics will reach $3.3 billion this year. The company’s “Military Land Vehicle Electronics Market Report 2016-2026” report also predicts that technology development efforts will help drive sales growth for the sector over the next 10 years, ReportBuyer said Monday. Vistronics also forecasts …

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Raytheon-NCSA Study: Election-Related Threats Fueling Interest in Cyber Careers

A study commissioned by Raytheon and the National Cyber Security Alliance indicates cyber threats against the U.S. presidential election have helped boost interest in cybersecurity careers among young adults. Raytheon said Wednesday Zogby Analytics conducted the “Securing Our Future: Closing the Cybersecurity Talent Gap” survey which involves 3,779 respondents aged 18 to 26 from the …

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Germany Eyes Lockheed Martin Military Transport Plane Purchase

Germany has announced plans to procure between four and six Lockheed Martin-built transport planes following delays in the delivery of the Airbus Group-built A400M military cargo aircraft, Marketwatch reported Tuesday. Robert Wall writes Ursula von der Leyern, Germany’s defense minister, has signed a declaration of intent to acquire the Lockheed C-130J transport planes under …

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Implant Sciences Eyes Zapata Industries Acquisition to Offer Hoverboard Tech for Defense Clients

Implant Sciences is working to acquire France-based Zapata Industries to distribute the latter’s personal flight system to the defense, security and commercial markets, Defense News reported Thursday. Jen Judson writes Zapata Industries has passed a proof-of-concept milestone for its Flyboard Air system that seeks to bring an envisioned hoverboard concept into reality for …

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Space News: Thales Alenia Space & Partners Seek Contract for High-Altitude Platform Station

Industry partners will invest in and work to develop a contract for the Thales Alenia Space-led Stratobus high-altitude platform station, Space News reported Thursday. Peter de Selding writes the French-Italian group expects to add telecommunications payloads when HAPS systems become authorized to operate in Ka- and Ku-band. “We expect to have our first …

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IHS Reports ‘Record-Breaking’ $65B in 2015 Global Defense Trade

IHS has reported a “record-breaking” $65 billion in global defense trade for 2015 after examining trends worldwide across 65 countries based on 40,000 programs in the firm’s Aerospace, Defense & Security’s markets forecast database. IHS said Monday the Global Defense Trade Report noted the Middle East as the largest importing region with an approximate $21.6 billion in …

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Thales Rolls Out Software-Defined Tactical Radio at Eurosatory 2016

Thales has introduced at the Eurosatory 2016 trade exhibition a software-defined broadband tactical radio designed to support command, control, computers, communications and intelligence systems. The Thales-built Synaps radio communications platform is based on Contact, a software-defined radio that the French defense procurement agency ordered for use by the country’s armed forces starting …

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Thales-Finmeccanica JV-Led Team Gets French Govt Support on Stratobus Airship Development Project

A team led by a joint venture of Thales Group and Finmeccanica has received approximately $19.2 million in funds from the French government to conduct research and development work over two years on an autonomous airship. Thales Alenia Space will collaborate with French companies CNIM, Solutions F, Airstar Aerospace and Tronico-Alcen on …

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