Thales has been present in the Sultanate of Oman for nearly 40 years and employs 70 people in the country.
The relationship between the Sultanate of Oman and Thales dates back to the end of the 1970s. Ever since then, Thales has been involved in a broad spectrum of activities and has partnered with a wide variety of customers including the Ministry of Transport and Communications, Oman Air, the Ministry of Defence, Oman Police and the Security Agencies of Oman.
A presence for over
Employees to date
In 2010, Thales Oman LLC, headquartered in Muscat, was established to facilitate dynamic engagement with key customers in the country.
Thales also benefits from other operational centres in the Sultanate, including:
Muscat airport to serve the needs of airport projects and to support multimedia systems on board Oman Air’s fleet.
Wudam naval base to provide equipment maintenance on Royal Omani Navy vessels and facilitate customer support.
Service Centre for Defense
In line with the Oman vision 2040, Thales is increasing localisation and in-country capabilities serving security, digital Identity and security, aerospace, defence and transportation projects. The latest example is the strategic partnership between Thales Oman and the Advanced Cybersecurity Academy to strengthen in-country cybersecurity capabilities.
Defence in Oman
In 2012 Thales has been awarded a contract to supply sensors and a combat management system for Royal Navy of Oman.
Al-Ofouq patrol vessels build by the Singaporean shipyard ST-Marine.
In March 2015, Thales has been selected by the Ministry of Transport & Communications of Oman for the full deployment of an integrated security solution for Muscat International Airport and Salalah’s new airport.
The new partnership, signed by Dr. Dhafir bin Awadh Al Shanfari, PAPP CEO and Mr. Pierre JEANNE, Vice President of Thales Group for Cybersecurity Technologies and Solutions, will help further strengthen the cyber- preparedness of the nation.
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