Thales is a world-leading provider of onboard and ground systems for the civil aerospace market. The company's Aerospace activities employ 13,000 people, who are helping to define tomorrow's air transport solutions: cleaner, quieter and more efficient aircraft designed to fly safely in ever-more crowded skies.

Thales provides systems and functions for all types of aircraft - commercial airliners, regional, business aircraft, and helicopters - and is a first-tier partner of the world's leading manufacturers, including Airbus, ATR, Boeing, Bombardier, Gulfstream and Sukhoi, on all of their major programmes.

Thales provides world-class expertise in onboard electronics, drawing on recognised engineering know-how, a proven ability to innovate and an in-depth knowledge of customer needs, and local operations around the globe.