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Mátra

 

a volcanic massif in the southern part of the Western Carpathians, in northern Hungary. Elevation, to 1,015 m at Mount Kekes, the highest point in the country. The massif is composed chiefly of andesitic lavas and their tuffs. It is deeply dissected by river valleys and has steep slopes and cone-shaped peaks. The slopes are covered with oak and beech forests; the foothills have orchards and vineyards. There are thermal springs in the region. Among the resorts are Parád, Mátrafüred, and Kekestetö. The area attracts tourists.

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The system has been developed by a consortium which comprises Thomson-CSF, Dassault Electronique (DE) and Matra Defense.
In order to forestall any short-term speculation or questions regarding Matra's involvement in the consortium Noel Forgeard, the head of Matra Defense, has made it very clear that his company was not becoming a member of the Euromissile group, adding wrily that it did not intend to move into the anti-tank missile business either.
Earlier she undertook numerous other successful executive assignments with Celerg (rocket motors) and MATRA Defense.
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She had previously occupied several high ranking managing positions within Matra Defense and then Matra BAe Dynamics.
He joined the Lagardere Group's Matra Defense in 1993, working on the GIE Apache program, as well as the GIE Eurodrone project.
He started his career as a design engineer at Matra Defense.
Offering complementary project management and accompanying services (support, training, development consulting, advice on the choice of the information system architecture), Nat Systems has over the last ten years gained the confidence of international corporations such as Current, Meloche Monnex, The Royal Mounted Police of Canada, French Customs, 3 Suisses, CNAM, Gerling, Banque Populaire, Credit du Nord, Credit Agricole, Caisse d' Epargne, AGF, Groupe Generali, Groupe CIC, EDF, SNCF, CGE, Telecom Italy, Endesa, TOTAL, ESSILOR, Rhone-Poulenc, Matra Defense, Dassault Avionique.