Deputy Defence Minister Admiral Nguyen Van Hien, who is also the Vietnam People’s Navy Commander, on June 3 received visiting Pascale Sourisse, Senior Executive Vice-President of International Development of France’s Thales Group.

At the meeting, host and guest agreed that upholding the fine cooperation between the two sides, Thales Group has provided solutions serving Vietnam’s space aviation and defence industry.

Pascale Sourisse briefed her host on the group’s performance and announced that the group has selected Anh Sao JSC to connect and expand cooperation with agencies under the Defence Ministry.

The group will also study the manufacturing of weapons suitable to Vietnam’s climate conditions while helping the Vietnamese side train experts to master Thales-made products for the Vietnam People’s Army, she added.

Thales Group is a French multinational company that designs and builds electrical systems and provides services for aerospace, transport and security markets.-VNA