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.
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  • Defence in Switzerland
    Thales defines, develops and integrates sophisticated tactical systems in the fields of communications, command & control, reconnaissance and simulation.
  • Transportation in Switzerland
    In the area of control and signalling technology for local and long-distance rail transport, Thales is one of the leading providers of trackside equipment worldwide and particularly in Switzerland.
Thales Switzerland SA
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