Thales’ Recruitment Drive Continues

February 26, 2019 – Since 2016, Thales has hired 5,000 to 6,000 people a year. And in 2019, the company’s recruitment drive continues apace, with 5,500 new jobs created worldwide, including 2,500 in France. In 2019, Europe’s largest technology company is focusing on digital security to help invent the world of tomorrow — a world of autonomous systems and smart interconnected sensors. Thales will be recruiting all around the world, mainly in France with new jobs in all parts of the country, but also in Europe (United Kingdom, Germany, Netherlands),…

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Thales Canada invests in Virtual Marine’s leading ship simulator solution

October 3, 2018 – Through a new research and development project, Thales Canada is investing more than $315,000 with Virtual Marine to enhance Virtual Marine’s embedded ship simulation system. The project will result in the creation of a ship simulator that will be used to support advanced platform testing and integration needs for programs such as AJISS (Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ships and Joint Support Ships In-Service Support). The simulator system is designed to be flexible to allow for current and new ship types and equipment configuration and can be…

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Canada to acquire Thales advanced ground segment technology to respond to distress signals

Canada has awarded Thales Canada Phase II of the MEOSAR (Medium Earth Orbit Search and Rescue) Ground Segment contract. It will support Canada’s ability to respond quickly and effectively to distress signals from land, air and sea from coast-to-coast-to-coast; enabling Canada to meet its obligations under the International COSPAS-SARSAT Program Agreement. The contract includes the procurement of two MEOLUTs and maintenance services for five years with options for an additional five years. Using Thales Alenia Space’s powerful and compact MEOLUT Next phased array solution, Canada will benefit from the world’s…

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Thales selects Canada as new global hub to boost Artificial Intelligence expertise

Thales announced the creation of the Centre of Research and Technology in Artificial Intelligence eXpertise (cortAIx). Led by Thales, cortAIx, in collaboration with the MILA (Artificial Intelligence Institute of Quebec), the IVADO (Institute of Data Valorization) and the Vector Institute of Toronto, will be located in Montreal, one of the world’s leading Artificial Intelligence (AI) ecosystems. This investment supports Thales’ global strategy of technology leadership. The creation of cortAIx is another building block of our digital strategy, one of the key initiatives for company-wide growth. Investment of 50 new world…

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