Leading the way in Aerospace, Defence, Transport and Security.
Thales in Australia is part of a leading international electronics and systems group serving the defence, aerospace and space, security, and transport markets in Australia and throughout the world.

We trace our origins in Australia back to the 1890s and are a premier provider of systems, products and services in both commercial and defence areas.

Our expertise ranges across protected mobility vehicles, naval support services and integrated communications solutions for defence through to air traffic management systems, cyber security solutions and transport systems for the commercial sector. Thales in Australia capabilities are recognised by customers who not only require superior equipment, but the systems integration, prime contracting and through life support expertise that boost their competitive edge

Thales is one of the Australian Defence Force’s most trusted partners and is one of Australia's leaders in research and development. We have strong affiliations with the Defence Science and Technology Group (DSTG) and the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) as well as leading tertiary institutions in Australia. Research and development is our company’s lifeblood, and we build on that to create, manufacture and support a wide range of truly innovative products.

Thales has access to local skills and resources, and a global reach to a parent company with vast international capabilities. At every step of the value chain, Thales plays a pivotal role in making the world a safer place.
employees spread across the country
billion revenues in 2015
billion worth of exports in last 10 years
year history in Australia
sites with more than 100 employees


  • New Thales helicopter simulator receives highest-level certification
    Thales's new AW139 helicopter full flight simulator at Brisbane airport has just received Level D certification from the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) - the first helicopter simulator to achieve this recognition in Australia.


  • Aerospace in Australia
    Thales Australia specialises in avionics and electronics for the aerospace domain, and is a leading edge provider of airspace control and security solutions for the commercial and defence sectors.
  • Defence in Australia
    Thales is a strategic industrial partner of the Australian Defence Force (ADF) and major defence operations around the world.
  • Security in Australia
    Thales Australia offers integrated security, communications, and safety management solutions for the national security, defence, transportation and infrastructure industries.
  • Transportation in Australia
    Together with our customers we innovate to deliver greater productivity, optimising operations and performance, maximising asset utilisation.



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