Latest Thales Stories

2009-03-03 08:35:00

With less than two weeks to go before ESA's gravity mission launches, activities at the Plesetsk Cosmodrome are in full swing.

2009-02-09 11:20:00

The European Space Agency is in the final stages of preparing to launch its Herschel spacecraft after more than 20 years of development.

2008-12-18 07:18:00

YOKNEAM, Israel, December 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CMT Medical Technologies Ltd ("CMT"), a specialist in high-resolution digital imaging solutions for the medical industry announced today its Board of Directors are to support an offer made by Thales Group, a leading international electronics and systems company, to purchase 50.1% to 100% of CMT shares at a price of EUR5.65 per share, reflecting a Company value of EUR21.5 million. Thales is a world leader in the manufacturing of...

2008-10-29 15:00:22

DULLES, Va., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GeoEye, Inc. , a premier provider of satellite and aerial imagery and geospatial information, announced today that on October 15, it signed a multi-year agreement with Rome-based Telespazio S.p.A.

2008-10-17 06:00:16

Thales has won a $36.7m contract from the Abu Dhabi Airports Company to integrate communications at Abu Dhabi International Airport's new air traffic control center tower.

2008-10-13 09:00:13

Thales today announces that its acquisition of nCipher PLC (NCH.L), purchased for GBP 50.7 million in cash, became effective on Friday 10 October. nCipher is a leading supplier of encryption products for organizations that need to protect sensitive data.

2008-10-09 09:00:13

Thales, leader in information systems and communications security and E-Band Communications, the leading developer of multi-gigabit capacity wireless communication systems today announced an alliance to provide secure high-bandwidth wireless solutions for use by government entities and financial institutions.

2008-09-04 10:10:00

As preparations for the launch of GOCE on 10 September continue on schedule, an important milestone has just been achieved as engineers at the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in northern Russia say farewell to the satellite as it is encapsulated in the two half-shells of the launcher's fairing.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.