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Minister of State, The Rt Hon Hugo Swire MP, visited Thales Air Defence Limited. His visit included a tour of the company and a briefing on a range of air defence system products manufactured by Thales.
He said “I was delighted to visit Thales which employs over 600 people in Northern Ireland and plays a significant part within the local economy. The company possesses very highly developed design and precision engineering capabilities and is a UK leader in the design and manufacture of short-range missiles and air defence system.”