Today, the nature of defence challenges has changed: air forces must now respond to asymmetric threats. For the past 40 years, Thales has developed and supplied best-in-class systems for combat aircraft. This expertise enables us to help our customers to face tomorrow’s air defence challenges by designing the systems, subcomponents and instruments they need to protect critical assets.
Leading the way in air force defence
We have remained at the cutting edge of airborne defence by leveraging our partnerships with the world’s best military air framers and continually stressing the importance of innovation.
To supply defence ministries with the right tools for flight control, navigation, communications and surveillance, we collaborate with the following industry-leading organisations:
Thales Raytheon Systems
We are proud that our innovative solutions have been selected by the following organisations:
Airbus: A400M Full Flight Simulator (FFS) for the French air force
Airbus Military:A400M Flat Panel Flight Training Device — the first of its kind — for training air crews in Seville, Spain
The highest quality air defence solutions
Built to the highest standards, our solutions provide manufacturers with the systems they need in the following areas:
For unparalleled situational awareness, air force specialists require a comprehensive range of tools for detection and identification of air and surface targets. Thales designs, manufactures and maintains the world’s best solutions for aircraft self-protection to give pilots the upper hand in all types of missions.
Thales's strong industrial presence and proven capabilities as an equipment supplier, service provider and prime contractor enable the Groupe to design C4ISR systems that best meet its customers’ needs.
Mission Airborne Solutions based on the most sophisticated techniques in Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition and Reconnaissance, allow to give to the End User the means to take the right decision at the right time.
Thales is the only company in Europe capable of providing armed forces with a full range of solutions from early warning to threat neutralisation, at all level from very short-range systems to extended air defence.
Thales offers innovative solutions on-board aircraft. Long-range detection and identification of air and surface targets provides unparalleled situational awareness capability while ensuring the aircraft’s self-protection.
Atlantic Airways and Thales have signed a contract for one AW139 Reality H Level D Full Flight Simulator. Located in the North Atlantic between Iceland and Norway, the Faroe Islands will be a hub for advanced AW 139 training, supporting safer helicopter operations world...
Paris, France – July 8, 2022 – ATHEA, a joint venture between Atos and Thales, was awarded phase 3 of the project “ARTEMIS.IA” (Architecture for Processing and Massive Exploitation of Multi-Source Information and Artificial Intelligence1) by the Armament General Directo...