The people we all rely on to make the world go round – they rely on Thales. Our customers come to us with big ambitions: to make life better, to keep us safer. Combining a unique diversity of expertise, talents and cultures, our architects design and deliver extraordinary high technology solutions. Solutions that make tomorrow possible, today. From the bottom of the oceans to the depth of space and cyberspace, we help our customers think smarter and act faster – mastering ever greater complexity and every decisive moment along the way. With 65,000 employees in 56 countries, Thales reported sales of €15.8 billion in 2017.
Thales has been present in the State of Qatar for over 35 years and provides its customers with technologically advanced solutions for the aerospace, transportation, defence and security domains. Thales today employs 350 people in the state of Qatar.
Historically, Thales has provided defence systems for the Qatar Armed Forces. Over the last few years, the Group has extended its footprint in various other areas including security for critical infrastructures such as Hamad International Airport and Hamad Port, space, rail (Doha Metro & Lusail Tramway) aerospace (IFE and Avionics systems for Qatar Airways) and cybersecurity.
Thales’ presence locally is continuously increasing, with the objective of serving the Qatar National Vision 2030 (QNV2030).