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· Eleven European companies coordinated by Indra are working on the CROWN project, an initiative selected by the EU within the Preparatory Action for Defense Research (PADR) · Together they will design a key element to integrate communications, radar and … Continue reading

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Thales has worked with field staff to develop an innovative smartwatch concept. Connected via a secure link to the command center, the 6-Watch For You (6W4U) alerts officers to danger simply by vibrating when an important notification comes in. With … Continue reading

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Australia Moves Forward With The EF88 Assault Rifle

  Australia’s LAND 125 Phase 3C project is valued at approximately $467m. The enhanced F88 (EF88) rifle contract accounts for approximately $100m or 21.4% of the total project valuation. First on the EF88 rollout list is 1st Battalion, Royal Australian … Continue reading

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Australia Moves Ahead With The Thales F90

  There’s been a lot of hot air floating around ( from people claiming to have an “inside” track) that Australia was abandoning the AUG concept and looking for a new combat rifle. Well… Thales Australia announced that the F90 … Continue reading

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SOFIC 2013–Closing Comments and Photo Gallery

This year’s SOFIC conference was an exciting event and every bit as good as prior years. The combined efforts of NDIA and USSOCOM account for that. There was, as always, a wealth of information transferred. If you are a small … Continue reading

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Thales Acquired Gentex Corporation’s Visionix Business

Thales announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the Helmet Mounted Display (HMD) and motion tracking businesses from Gentex Corporation. Called “Visionix,” the combined group designs, develops and delivers HMD, inertial tracking and sensor fusion technology for … Continue reading

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Eurosatory 2012


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Thales F88 Enhanced and FN90 Assault Rifles At Eurosatory 2012


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Thales Adds GeoMux To Its SDR Software Library

Readers will recall my series of articles, posted early in 2011, providing a high level overview of the technology supporting the Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS) program. It was then that I introduced the concept of the software definable radio … Continue reading

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