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  • Babcock-Led Team to Pursue UK Light Frigate Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Babcock-Led Team to Pursue UK Light Frigate Program

    A Babcock-led industry team will vie for the British defense ministry’s $1.7 billion Type 31e general purpose light frigate program. Babcock said Monday the Team 31 industry group includes Thales, BMT, Harland & Wolff and Ferguson Marine. Team 31 will build on the achievements of the Aircraft Carrier Alliance — a partnership of Babcock, BAE Systems, […] More

  • Research and Markets: Soldier Modernization Programs to Help Drive Man-Portable Electronics Market Growth - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Research and Markets: Soldier Modernization Programs to Help Drive Man-Portable Electronics Market Growth

    A new Research and Markets report predicts the global man-portable military electronics market will reach $6.4 billion by 2027 with a compound annual growth rate of 3.29 percent due to the increasing complexity of modern warfare techniques and soldier modernization efforts. The company said Friday it expects the communication segment to hold a market share of 56.7 percent over the […] More

  • Australia Introduces Defense Cooperative Research Center for Autonomous Systems - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Australia Introduces Defense Cooperative Research Center for Autonomous Systems

    The Australian government has established the first Defense Cooperative Research Center for Trusted Autonomous Systems which will aim to supply smart-machine and defense technologies through human-machine teaming strategies. BAE Systems, RMIT University, DefendTex and the Australian defense science and technology group are the inaugural members of CRC, the country’s defense department said Monday. The center’s initial three projects will […] More

  • Thales-Leonardo JV to Back Space Tech Devt Efforts Under NASA NextSTEP-2 Initiative - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Thales-Leonardo JV to Back Space Tech Devt Efforts Under NASA NextSTEP-2 Initiative

    A joint venture of Thales and Leonardo has received three contracts to produce technologies that can help NASA accomplish human space exploration missions and address commercialization objectives of the agency’s industry partners. Boeing, Lockheed Martin and Orbital ATK will collaborate with Thales Alenia Space under the Next Space Technologies for Exploration Partnerships-2 initiative as part of efforts to expand architectures designed […] More

  • Thales to Supply Multiband Tactical Radios to Army - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Thales to Supply Multiband Tactical Radios to Army

    Thales has received a potential $37 million contract to supply the U.S. Army‘s security force assistance brigades with updated multiband tactical radios. The Army Chief of Staff picked the AN/PRC-148C Improved Multiband Inter-Intra Team Radio technology to facilitate communications for SFABs, Thales said Tuesday. IMBITR is designed to support interoperability between joint and coalition forces through narrowband, wideband and satellite […] More

  • Research and Markets: Border Security & Terrorism Concerns to Drive Global C5ISR Market Growth - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Research and Markets: Border Security & Terrorism Concerns to Drive Global C5ISR Market Growth

    Research and Markets has unveiled a new report that forecasts a 3 percent compound annual growth rate for the worldwide command, control, communications, computing, combat systems, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems through 2023. The company said Monday the global C5ISR market is projected to reach $1.36 billion in 2023 from $1.10 billion last year.   Increased […] More

  • UAE Plans Combat Aircraft Upgrade Contract Award to Thales-Dassault Aviation Team - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    UAE Plans Combat Aircraft Upgrade Contract Award to Thales-Dassault Aviation Team

    United Arab Emirates’ military has announced plans to award a Thales–Dassault Aviation team a contract to modernize its Mirage 2000-9 multirole combat aircraft. Thales said Wednesday it aims to support Mirage 2000-9 upgrade efforts through the supply of new mission computer, fire control radar, electronic warfare suite, optronics, communications navigation, identification, cockpit display, helmet mounted display and electrical systems. UAE […] More

  • ArianeGroup Taps Thales to Produce Telemetry Transmitter for ESA Launch Vehicle - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ArianeGroup Taps Thales to Produce Telemetry Transmitter for ESA Launch Vehicle

    Thales has inked an agreement with ArianeGroup to help design, develop, qualify and produce a telemetry transmitter for a European Space Agency-approved launcher. Thales said Tuesday the Ariane 6 telemetry transmitter will relay launcher-generated data to servers on the ground throughout the entire launch mission. “This contract shows our company’s ability to adapt to a […] More

  • SpaceX Launches Thales Alenia Space-Built South Korean Comms Satellite - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    SpaceX Launches Thales Alenia Space-Built South Korean Comms Satellite

    SpaceX has deployed a Thales Alenia Space-built communications satellite into orbit for South Korean operator KTSAT using the Falcon 9 rocket. Thales said Monday the KOREASAT-5A satellite is currently positioned at 113 degrees East and designed to provide internet access, multimedia, broadcasting and fixed communications services for KTSAT’s customers in the Middle East and multiple Asian countries. KOREASAT-5A is derived from […] More

  • Thales Extends Encryption Tool Support for Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Thales Extends Encryption Tool Support for Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform

    Thales has extended the capability of its encryption tool in an effort to support secure deployments of Red Hat's OpenShift Container Platform. Thales said Thursday its Vormetric Transparent Encryption is designed to provide access control, encryption and data access logging support to help users comply with best practices and regulatory requirements for data protection. The encryption […] More

  • Thales Debuts At-Sea Mobile Multimedia Service - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Thales Debuts At-Sea Mobile Multimedia Service

    Thales has launched a shipboard on-the-move multimedia system designed to support secure information distribution for deployed naval personnel with continuous mobility and connectivity services. The COMTICS communication device works to connect with all types of military radios, utilizes Thales’ cybersecurity technology and employs a redundant all-IP architecture to maintain service availability, the company said Wednesday. Christophe […] More

  • Thales Picks Nine Startups to Join Cyber Program at France-Based Business Hub - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Thales Picks Nine Startups to Join Cyber Program at France-Based Business Hub

    Thales has selected nine startup companies to join a six-month, cybersecurity-focused business development program led by the company at the Station F startup campus in France. The company said Wednesday that it looks to bolster its cybersecurity portfolio and foster innovation through partnerships between startups, small and medium-size enterprises as well as the larger industry. Thales will […] More

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