Hydrographic Cooperation and Satellite Interests Vietnam | Science

PARIS, May 6 (VNA) – As part of a working visit to the south of France, Vietnam’s ambassador to France, Din Tuan Thang, visited the Thales Alenia space in Cannes on May 5, specializing in satellite building and assembly.

It is one of the foundations of Thales, one of the electronics groups specialized in space, defense, security and land transport.

During the working session, Thales delegates presented their strengths in digital and “deep technology” innovation as well as solutions, services and products that help their customers – companies, organizations, states – in five markets critical to the functioning of our society: digital identity and security. Defense, aeronautics, aerospace and transportation.

Thales delegates presented the group’s activities to the Vietnamese delegation. Photo: VNA

In collaboration with Vietnam, Thales also promotes research and training and technology transfer of satellite image applications in life.

Leaders of the Thales Group have expressed their desire to strengthen cooperation with Vietnam during the period 2021-2030, especially in the areas of priority of the National Strategy for Digital Technology in the field of telecommunications and defense.

Ambassador Din Tuan Thang praised the projects that Thales has been implementing in Vietnam for twenty years. He confirmed that Vietnam is generally interested in French high-tech applications in space and Thales’ experience.

To implement the outcome of Prime Minister Pham Min Chin’s visit to Vietnam in November 2021, the two sides discussed Thales’ activities in Vietnam, as well as plans for its future development.

With more than 81,000 employees across all continents, the world leader in high technology, Thales has been present in Vietnam since the early 1990s, serving the civil and defense markets. He has implemented many projects with big partners like VNPT, Vital, Vietnam Aviation Company, AVC Vietnam Company.

Working inspections at IHO

Previously, on May 4, 2022, Ambassador of Vietnam Din Ton Thang worked with Matthew Jonas, Secretary General of the International Hydrographic Organization (IHO).

Hydrographic collaboration and satellite interest Vietnam hinh anh 2IHO Secretary-General Matthias Jonas and Ambassador Din Tuan Thang (right) at IHO headquarters in Monaco on 4 May. Photo: VNA

During the exchange of views, the Ambassador of Vietnam expressed his pleasure at visiting the IHO headquarters. “As a member of this international organization, Vietnam is committed to the full implementation of the provisions of the International Convention on Hydrography, contributing to the regional and international hydrographic field. It will be ready to cooperate with IHO member states and And it’s best to contribute responsibly, “Ambassador Din Ton Thang confirmed.

IHO Secretary-General Matthias Jonas praised Vietnam’s contribution to hydrographic work, helping to ensure maritime security, maritime environmental management and protection, marine rescue activities and marine research. He hopes that in the future, Vietnam will continue to actively participate in the work of the IHO, contributing to the conservation and preservation of the seas and oceans.

Created in 1921 and based in Monaco, the IHO, which brings together 97 member countries, has several functions: coordinating the activities of the National Hydrographic Services; Standardization of nautical charts and nautical documents; Adopt effective and reliable methods for conducting and exploiting hydrographic surveys; The development of science in the field of hydrography and descriptive marine techniques. Vietnam is the 84th member of the IHO since September 2, 2015. -VNA

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