Thales, a global technology leader in the Aerospace, Transportation and Defence & Security markets , officially opened its Regional Integration Centre (RIC) in Singapore today. The Thales RIC will address Signalling and Integrated Communication & supervision Systems, with a focus on innovative developments based on its world leading Seltrac® Communication-Based Train Control (CBTC) solution and its versatile ATSSoft supervision platform flagship.
Thales is a global technology leader in the Aerospace, Transportation and Defence & Security markets. In 2012, the company generated revenues of €14.2 billion with 65,000 employees in 56 countries. With its 25,000 engineers and researchers, Thales as a unique capability to design, develop and deploy equipment, systems and services that meet the most complex security requirements. Thales has an exceptional international footprint, with operations around the world working with customers and local partners. Thales has been present in Singapore for nearly 40 years and Thales Solutions Asia, recently formed in 2011, is the legal entity that employs 590 people, covering Avionics, Transport & Security and Defence domains. It has grown from strength to strength, building up industrial capability in avionics production & MRO as well as enhancing its competencies in the fields of transportation & security. Thales has also been contributing to the local Defence and R&D ecosystem with a focus on naval sensors and systems. Furthermore, the Land Transport Authority, SMRT, Ministry of Home Affairs, Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore, Changi Airport Group and the Singapore Armed Forces count as its