The armed forces today are
often confronted with unpredictable threats in complex environments and in
close proximity to civilian populations, such as urban or coastal areas. Thales supports governments as
they seek to modernise their force protection, territorial protection and
high-value asset protection systems, and helps to ensure the highest possible
levels of operational effectiveness and precision.
Protection: Thales offers a broad range
of solutions to provide protection at every level — from infantry soldiers on
the battlefield to an entire nation. Thales defines two levels of
critical installations, territorial integrity, port and coastal facilities as
well as sea and air lines of communication.
military bases as well as land, air and naval forces. These solutions include
all types of threats, including asymmetric threats such as IEDs (improvised
Engagement: Thales designs integrated mission and
combat systems to provide forces with an unparalleled operational
Thales is the only company
in Europe with the ability to provide a full range of solutions from early
warning to neutralisation of conventional, asymmetric and tactical missile
Thales is also the only manufacturer in the world to offer
systems with the capability to control both the main American and European
missiles from different types of platforms.
A leading supplier of
electronic subsystems for missiles and precision-guided munitions, Thales designs, develops and produces
high-performance seekers and proximity fuzes. The advanced technologies
involved have applications in every segment of this market and meet the
requirements of all missile types, including air-to-air, air-to-surface, cruise
missiles and anti-ship missiles as well as torpedoes.