Thales Selected as Prime Contractor for VENUS

December 2009
Military Technology;2009, Vol. 33 Issue 12, p94
The article reports that Thales has been chosen as prime contractor for the VENUS programme designed for the armed forces of France. The provision of mobile communication systems to the armoured vehicles of the French Army is under the command vehicles communicating via satellite or VENUS plan. Under the agreement, Thales will install the satellite communications (satcom) on-the -move communication capacity for tactical links in the battlefield. Satcom is expected to be delivered by year 2010.


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