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Thales in Morocco


Thales has served the Moroccan markets in the fields of defense, aeronautics, and security for more than 40 years.

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Local cooperation

Thales in Morocco maintains close ties with SMEs and universities, and belongs to leading professional affiliations such as the Moroccan Association for Aviation and Space Industries (GIMAS), the Association of the Railway Industries (GIFER), French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Morocco (CFCIM) and Moroccan Information Security Club (CLUSIM)

Ever since acquiring Gemalto in 2019, now known as Thales Digital Identity & Security, Thales has become a trusted partner in the fields of identity and biometrics in Morocco

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Industrial Center of Excellence specializing in 3D printing

Inaugurated in 2016, Thales’ 3D metal additive manufacturing (T3DM) in Morocco offers the latest innovations in smart and connected installations as part of the Group's transition to the latest digital and Industry 4.0 technologies.

Defence and Security

Thales has been a partner of the Royal Armed Forces in Morocco for almost 30 years.

Thales systems and equipment are widely used in the Royal Moroccan Air Force, Army, Gendarmerie and Navy. Thales supplies the Royal Moroccan armed forces highly secure communications, optronics (night vision), radars, combat systems and security systems.

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Thales in Morocco has developed a regional center of excellence and services specializing in cyber security to help Thales customers meet the challenges of digital transformation and Africa, Europe and other regions.
With more than 25 cyber security consultants, Thales's sixth cyber security operational center (SOC) worldwide is located in Rabat. The cyber security operational centers bring together 24/7 threat detection and analytic capabilities, in accordance with the cyber security infrastructures and policies of the various countries.


Thales is a Tier-1 supplier of avionics and on-board electronics for Boeing and Airbus, as well as a key partner to the national carrier, Royal Air Maroc.

Thales has also provided airfield navigational aids to several airports in the country.

Since 2016, Thales has been a partner of the Mohammed VI International Academy of Civil Aviation as part of air traffic management education and training.

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Identity and biometrics solutions

Thales provided the personalization solution for Moroccan biometric passports, and is the exclusive supplier of eCover for Bank Al-Maghrib.

Since 2005, Thales has also been a trusted partner of national law enforcement agencies supplying and upgrading the national Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS) and Facial Recognition System (FRS).

In 2022, Thales, in partnership with Finacards, provided Morocco Bank of Commerce and Industry with the very first biometric payment cards available on the African market.

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You can follow us on global or local social media channels. Here are the main accounts of interest.

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Events for Morocco

Thales regularly participates in events held in Morocco to showcase its expertise and meet the region’s customers.
Whether you are interested in defense, digital identity and security, aerospace or other market-specific solutions, there should be a date and a place to meet us.

Job opportunities in Thales Morocco

At Thales, we create an inclusive, diverse and flexible work environment to develop your talent without limits, helping us to build tomorrow’s world.

Please contact us in Morocco

Thales Holding Maroc
Av. Mohamed Belhassan El Ouazzani, Rabat, 
Phone : +212 5375-66501