Thales Group - Tribute on Thailand Page


Thales has been present in Thailand since the early 1990s and opened its first representative office in Bangkok in 2005. Thales Thailand today employs over 25 people, and has numerous civil and defence programmes and achievements to its name. With great potential seen in the countries in the Mekong region, Thales is keen to develop its wide portfolio of solutions in this highly dynamic region by servicing the countries of  Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos and Bhutan from the Bangkok office.

Key highlights

Air Traffic Management
World’s first 100% integrated ATM system delivered to Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi Airport in 2006
Awarded contract to deliver a complete nationwide ATM system covering the complete airspace, terminal areas and control towers of 55 airports, supporting air traffic controllers with the latest technology that keep the skies safe


Supplier of Above-water and Underwater solutions for the Royal Thai Navy, including sonars, Combat Management and Communications Systems, as well as digital tactical radios to the Royal Thai Marines.
Selected by the Royal Thai Army for STARStreak Air Defence System in 2012, with new contract signed in 2015; and for Ground Surveillance capabilities

Supplier of two telecommunication satellites (Thaicom 3 and Thaicom 5) to Thailand’s first satellite operator Thaicom
Ground Transportation
Supplier of automatic fare collection for the MRT and Airport Rail link as well as signalling waysides equipment to the State Railway of Thailand
Key player in Thailand’s major expansion and modernization of rail infrastructures

Key Figures

Present since 1990
25 employees in Thailand with main office in Bangkok
Selected by the Royal Thai Army to deliver second batch of STARStreak Air Defence systems in 2015


  • Aerospace
    Thales’s systems support Thailand’s air traffic infrastructure
  • Space
    Thales supplies telecommunications satellites to Thaicom, Thailand’s first satellite operator
  • Defence
    Thales is a long-term provider of defence systems to the Royal Thai Army and Royal Thai Navy
  • Security
    Thales is a world leader in security systems, including border security, critical structure security and e-security
  • Transportation
    Thales is involved in several transportation projects in Thailand


  • 05/09/2017 until 08/09/2017 MSPO
  • 12/09/2017 until 15/09/2017 DSEI
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