Tag Archives: France

Laurent Collet-Billon Joins Thales Board of Directors

Laurent Collet-Billon, a former executive at France’s defense procurement agency and representative of the state’s golden share in Thales, has been elected into the company’s board of directors following Bruno Parent’s resignation as board member. The company said Wednesday Bertrand Le Meur, a general armaments engineer, will replace replace Collet-Billon as the French state’s representative. Collet-Billon …

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Thales to Upgrade French Port’s Rail Interlocking System; Christian Feuvre Comments

Thales will install its electronic interlocking technology for HAROPA – Port of Le Havre in a project to upgrade the port’s 3R mechanical interlocking system’s rail signalling system. Thales said Thursday this is its third electronic interlocking system contract with the port and new work will include preliminary studies, supply, installation, testing and …

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Teradata Selected for France Smart Grid Analytics Project; Eric Joulie Comments

Teradata will supply analytics technology to the European Regional Development Fund with the goal of processing, analyzing and managing big data from smart grids. The computer software company’s Data Warehouse Appliance and Teradata Database will work to examine and process end-to-end data from more 35 million power meters scheduled to be installed …

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Raytheon to Demo Interactive Tech Systems Paris Air Show

Raytheon will demonstrate some of its interactive technology systems for mission scenarios at the 50th International Paris Air Show Monday through Sunday. The company will feature a wearable and computerized vest intended to help pilots communicate with other soldiers when separated from aircraft, Raytheon said Tuesday. Other technologies slated for …

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CGI To Update A National Pension IT Info System

CGI Group has won a potential 36-month contract to update a pension information system, intending to adapt the system to changes in regulations. The company won two out of five possible components of the project, where it will develop the base functionalities and technical service-oriented architecture functionalities, CGI said Monday. The …

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Report: Denis Ranque Nominated EADS Chair

Denis Ranque, former chief executive of Thales Group, has been nominated to chair the EADS board of directors as the company is implementing a new ownership structure, Reuters reports. If approved, Ranque will succeed Arnaud Lagardere, head of a French media group that is planning to sell its stake in …

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