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France Seeks Drone-Mounted Device to Intercept Battlefield Radio Communications

France Seeks Drone-Mounted Device to Intercept Battlefield Radio Communications France is seeking a drone-mounted electronic warfare device to detect, locate, and possibly jam radio communication transmitters. In its request for proposals (RFP), the country’s Defense Innovation Agency calls for the device to be small enough to be carried by Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS), weigh less than 25 kilograms (55 pounds), and to ...

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Pixel Companyz Incorporated casino consortium eyeing Nagasaki Prefecture

Japanese conglomerate Pixel Companyz Incorporated has reportedly announced that it will be joining the race to bring an integrated casino resort to a site adjacent to the Huis Ten Bosch theme park in Nagasaki Prefecture. According to a report from GGRAsia, the Tokyo-listed behemoth used an official filing to detail that it now intends to participate in the request for proposal (RFP) ...

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After Rafale Jets, India Quietly Working With France To Acquire Stealth Submarines In A Multi-Billion Dollar Deal

The bilateral ties between India and France have seen a major boost in recent years. Following the landmark Rafale deal, New Delhi is now set to acquire new submarines from the French shipbuilder Naval Group. Citing a source, a Nikkei Asia report said that the French shipbuilder will make an offer in line with the ‘Make in India’ initiative for a proposal ...

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Boost for Digital India with the adoption of oneM2M global standard for Internet of Things development

Sophia Antipolis, France: The development of smart cities in India has been given a boost after the decision of the national government’s Telecommunication Engineering Centre (TEC) in making the oneM2M specifications a national standard. It will enable greater collaboration between the Internet of Things (IoT) solution developers which will reduce the time to bring innovation to the market. The standard, developed by a ...

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LSE picks Euronext as preferred bidder for Borsa Italiana

LONDON/MILAN/PARIS – London Stock Exchange entered exclusive talks to sell Borsa Italiana to Euronext on Friday, with the French operator seeing off Deutsche Boerse and Switzerland’s Six as it bids to add another bourse to its pan-European network. The logo of stock market operator Euronext is seen on a building in the financial district of la Defense in Courbevoie, near ...

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Request for Proposal for Organizing Online Life-skills Training for the ALS learners in Palo, Leyte

UNESCO is inviting written proposals from Individual Specialist or Institution for the work assignment as described in attachment A. To enable you to prepare a proposal for this assignment, please find attached the following documents:(a) Terms of Reference and Concept Note (see attachment A and B);(b) UNESCO’s contract for Individual Consultants and Contract for Services, the contracting modality used for ...

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France: Legal guide to public contracting in light of the COVID-19 pandemic

To deal with the economic, financial and social consequences of the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, Law No. 2020-290 of 23 March 2020 (“Loi n° 2020-290 du 23 mars 2020 d’urgence pour faire face à l’épidémie de covid-19”) declared a state of health emergency and authorized the Government to take by ordinance any measure adapting the French Public Procurement Code ...

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Mandate roundup: FRR launches €5.5bn RFP; ICGN reviews guidance

France’s pension reserve fund has tendered out 11 active management mandates for euro-denominated investment grade corporate bonds and high yield bonds for €5.5bn in total. The current corporate bond mandates are due to expire next year, while Fonds de réserve pour les retraites (FRR) has previously gained exposure to high yield bonds by subscribing directly to investment funds. Anne-Marie Jourdan, ...

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France: COVID-19: Adjustment Of The Rules Of Public Procurement

Article 11 of Act no. 2020-290 of 23 March 2020 on emergency measures to deal with the covid-19 epidemic (the “Covid-19 Act“) authorises the Government to issue an ordinance within three months following its enactment in order to take all necessary measures to tackle the covid-19 health epidemic crisis. The Government is also entitled to take retroactive measures that may apply as ...

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