Shield Africa 2017

Abidjan – Joseph Roukoz Wanted and conceived by Africans to address the security challenges of the continent, ShieldAfrica has aroused great interest since its first venue in Abidjan in 2013, a marked interest from both institutional and private operators. Demonstration…

Thales to upgrade the Swiss Air Force Master radars

As part of the FLORAKO programme modernisation, armasuisse has awarded Thales a contract to upgrade the Master radars for the Swiss Air Force. This contract, which amounts to 74 million euros, will be the main order within the broader FLORAKO…

Airbus sells its shares in Atlas Elektronik

Munich, 12/01/2017 – Airbus Defence and Space has entered into an agreement to sell its 49 percent share in Atlas Elektronik Group to thyssenkrupp AG based in Essen, Germany. With this acquisition, thyssenkrupp, which to date has held a 51…

Thales at the heart of Royal Navy fleet protection

Thales and Lockheed Martin announce the contract award to deliver the Royal Navy’s new airborne surveillance and control system, under the ‘CROWSNEST’ programme. Lockheed Martin, who acts as the Ministry of Defence’s prime contractor for the Merlin helicopter, selected a…