Thales Group provide services for the Iranian aerospace, marine, road and railway transportation

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Thales Group is a French multinational company that designs and builds electrical systems and provides services for the aerospace, defence, transportation and security markets. The company operates through three segments: Aerospace, Transport, and Defence & Security;

Its headquarters are in La Défense (the business district of Paris), and its stock is listed on the Euronext Paris;

It is partially state-owned by the French government, and has operations in more than 56 countries. It has 64,000 employees and generated €14.9 billion in revenues in 2016. It is also the 10th largest defence contractor in the world and 55% of its total sales are military sales;

In 2016, contract was signed between Iran Airports and Air Navigation Company (IAANC) and French Thales Company, in the presence of Minister of Roads and Urban Development Abbas Akhundi and French Minister of Transport Alain Vidalies in Tehran;

Under the agreement, Thales will supply Mehrabad, Shiraz, and Bandar Abbas airports with PSR (Primary Surveillance Radar) and SSR (Secondary Surveillance Radar) radar units to enhance surveillance radar monitoring and separation of air traffic;

Engineering Industry

6 December 2000


Tour Carpe Diem, 31 place des Corolles CS 20001 La Defense Cedex Paris, 92098 France

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Person of interests:
Patrice Caine (CEO)

Reason for the color:
» Thales Group provide services for the Iranian aerospace, marine, road and railway transportation;