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23 November 2006 Military News

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  • Thales awarded new PHAROS III contract by the Royal Netherlands Air Force Thales 23 Nov 2006 -- The Dutch Ministry of Defence and Thales today signed a contract for the renovation of PHAROS (Plan Handling And Radar Operating System) - the system that has been used since 1994 by the military air traffic control centre which is located in Nieuw Millingen, The Netherlands.
  • Successful Cape Verde deployment for Thales SICF command information system Thales 23 Nov 2006 -- The exercise was held in June 2006 on four of the ten Cape Verde islands - Santo Antao, Sao Vincente, Sal and Santiago - based on a scenario involving a demonstration of force to protect civilians after a rise in terrorist activity, and a relief operation following a natural disaster.

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News Reports

  • Lebanon: Huge Crowds Gather For Politician's Funeral RFE/RL 23 Nov 2006 -- The center of Beirut was a sea of cedar-tree flags today as Lebanon put on a show of patriotism for the funeral of Industry Minister Pierre Gemayel, the sixth opponent of neighboring Syria to be assassinated in the last two years.



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