You’ll find us in the air, on the ground, on the surface and in the depths of the oceans, orbiting the earth and cyberspace too. Our solutions cover defence, security, transport, aerospace and space in the UK.
Aerospace in the UK
Thales’s innovative aerospace technology and cyber security expertise maximise effectiveness, safety and trust in avionics, training and simulation.
Thales in the UK works with air forces, navies and armies both in the UK and export market as a significant defence contractor and systems integrator, helping to equip almost every major platform in service or in development with the UK armed forces.
Thales in the UK is a recognised world leader in the design and supply of critical systems and resilient solutions that help governments, local authorities and civil operators protect citizens, sensitive data and infrastructure against complex threats.
Working with valued partners, Thales Alenia Space in the UK provides the assembly, integration and testing (AIT) of new experimental payloads in both the civil and military sectors, whilst enhancing its capabilities as a prime contractor in the UK for major space missions.
Thales has grown its exports from the UK by 120% since 2013. We are proud of our global competitiveness and the strength of our UK product portfolio and we are committed to making a strong contribution to the UK economy. Trade and exports are vital to our country’s future prosperity and through our export success we are able to enhance our core offerings for the benefit of our UK customers too. Our main export capabilities are:
We are growing our UK footprint with an export-led strategy, and we have the additional benefit of inward investment from the Thales Group. Together, we are working to support the future development of UK capability and intellectual property.
Aligned with the nation we serve
As a nation, the UK has long been recognised for its strength, resilience and innovation. Thales in the UK is no different.
Solutions and services from the UK
With a real understanding of highly complex systems and critical operational environments, and with proven expertise in training, supply chain and programme management, we tailor Service solutions to the individual challenges you face.
Each day brings brand new challenges and bold new opportunities to the UK. We have the resources, knowledge and appetite to take them on. With a heritage dating back to the late 1800s, we know the UK inside out – and we’re determined to achieve the very best for it.