Defence Vehicle Dynamics (DVD) 2016.

By David Oliver A DVD is a key event for all those involved in UK Land Forces equipment and support. The well-established two-day event was held on 7 – 8 September at Millbrook Proving Ground jointly sponsored by Army Headquarters and…

Česká zbrojovka Uherský Brod: an 80 years-old young company

By Paolo Valpolini& Joseph Roukoz In the mid-1930s the tension in Europe was mounting. Having one of the major national armaments factories at a few tens of kilometers from the German border, in Strakonice, was a concern for Czechoslovack authorities….

Thales exercises its put option in Hanwha Thales (HTC)

The jointly-owned company Hanwha Thales was created in 2000 by Samsung and Thales (Euronext Paris: HO) to develop the defence electronics in Korea. In June 2015, Samsung sold its defence related businesses to Hanwha. In this context, Hanwha and Thales…

Thales publishes its first Integrated Report

Thales has published its first Integrated Report, reflecting the Group’s strategic objective of achieving all-round performance through a commitment to corporate responsibility that has been a core value for more than 15 years. The new report demonstrates how Thales’s corporate responsibility…