Thales SA (TCFP.PA)
* Says Thales and Reliance Defence Limited to form joint venture
* Thales and Inmarsat successfully conclude tests demonstrating resilient communications using System 21 modem over Global Xpress high-capacity steerable antennas
SAO PAULO, June 19 Savis Tecnologia e Sistemas SA and Bradar SA, two subsidiaries of Brazilian planemaker Embraer SA, signed a partnership agreement with France's Thales SA on air traffic control, according to an Embraer statement on Monday.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. Europe's Schiaparelli spacecraft came very close to a successful landing on Mars last year, but engineers failed to realise how jarring the probe's parachute descent could be, dooming the touchdown, a report released on Wednesday said.
PARIS French financial prosecutors have launched an investigation into a 6.7 billion euro ($7.5 billion) 2008 contract between naval supplier DCNS and Brazil that included the sale of five submarines, a source close to the probe said on Sunday.
BRIEF-Thales says end talks with Latour Capital on sale of revenue collection, road tolling business
* French defence electronics group Thales said it ended exclusive negotiations on sale of revenue collection, road tolling and car park management systems business with private-equity firm Latour Capital
PARIS, May 3 France's Thales on Wednesday posted an 11.9 percent rise in first-quarter revenues compared with the same period a year ago, led by its aerospace division and reaffirmed its 2017 and medium-term financial targets.
* Thales acquires US company Guavus, a real-time big data analytics
PARIS, April 13 The head of Dassault Aviation , the biggest shareholder in Thales, said he was not in favour of pursuing a joint venture in railway operations between the French defence electronics firm and transport group Alstom.
LONDON (Reuters Breakingviews) - Thales looks like the European strongman of the defence sector – with some of the pitfalls that entails. The French group’s stellar financial performance is fuelling a growing war-chest for mergers and acquisitions. Patrice Caine may be tempted to embark on a big-ticket deal, though giving money back to shareholders would be more diplomatic.