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Pacific 2017: Lacroix to pack a greater wallop

3rd October 2017 - 10:30 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Sydney


Lacroix announced at the Pacific International Maritime Exposition in Sydney that it had formally acquired the naval business assets of Wallop Defence Systems in the UK.

Lacroix, a maker of decoy systems and launchers such as Sylena, views this as a good time for the takeover as the French company makes a major push on the international market.

A number of countries use Wallop’s Barricade and Super Barricade decoy system and navies are approaching the time when they need to upgrade or replace these systems.

The company said in a statement: ‘Lacroix is therefore extending the promotion of the

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Gordon Arthur


Gordon Arthur

Gordon Arthur was the Asia Pacific editor for Shephard Media. Born in Scotland and educated …

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