Archive for November 7th, 2012

Thales acquires “Visionix” HMD and Motion Tracking businesses of Gentex

Posted in Industry on November 7th, 2012 by alert5 – Comments Off on Thales acquires “Visionix” HMD and Motion Tracking businesses of Gentex

Gentex Corp has sold it’s “Visionix” Helmet Mounted Display and Motion Tracking businesses to Thales.

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Qatar, U.A.E. seek THAAD

Posted in Air Force on November 7th, 2012 by alert5 – Comments Off on Qatar, U.A.E. seek THAAD

Qatar and the United Arab Emirates have requested the sale of THAAD air defense systems that are worth more than $7.6 billion.
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U.S. Navy shrinks ISR assets

Posted in Navy on November 7th, 2012 by alert5 – Comments Off on U.S. Navy shrinks ISR assets

The U.S. Navy is going ahead and shrink its EP-3 and Special Projects Aircraft fleet despite demands for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance platforms.

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