Since Thales’ initial presence in Switzerland in the 1940s, the Group has become a leading provider of high-tech solutions and services in the country. Today, the Group employs around 220 people in Switzerland, and is principally active in the Transportation and Defence markets.
Thales is a long-term provider for solutions for the Swiss Army and provides signalling solutions for railways. The Group’s competence centre for line-of-sight solutions (LOS) is located in Switzerland, providing expertise in broadband data transfer. Switzerland is the Group’s competence centre for fibre-optic equipment and power management systems for military vehicles.