Thales Communications, Inc., a pioneer of software-defined radio (SDR) technology, is a global leader in the development, manufacture, and support of innovative communications systems for warfighters and first responders. The company serves the ground, naval, airborne, and homeland security/public safety domains with tactical electronic equipment and information systems that address the technological and environmental challenges presented in real-world situations — especially those with size, weight, and power constraints. Thales Communications serves the U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. civilian agencies, and allied and coalition forces globally, playing a direct role in the Global War on Terror.
Thales Communications is part of Thales, a global technology leader for the Defense & Security and the Aerospace & Transport markets. Thales employs 67,000 people in 56 countries and generated revenues of $18.3 billion in 2012. Thales Communications is a U.S. proxy company, considered 100% American by the U.S. Government. As a gateway for international technologies, Thales Communications facilitates the introduction of broader Thales technologies into the U.S. market.
Headquartered in Clarksburg, Maryland, Thales Communications has four Maryland locations as well as in-theater maintenance and repair depots supporting troops in Kuwait, Iraq, and Afghanistan. The company's products are developed and manufactured at its Maryland facilities.
Commitment to Quality
Thales Communications is committed to best practices and a continuous commitment to quality. It is our policy to deliver high-quality, highly-reliable competitive products that meet our customers' requirements and to continually improve the effectiveness of our business processes. We are certified to ISO 9001:2008 standards.
Thales and the Environment
In an effort to meet environmental obligations and reduce the impact of our operations on the environment, Thales Communications has achieved ISO 14001:2004 certification. ISO is the International Organization for Standardization, located in Geneva, Switzerland. ISO promotes the development and implementation of voluntary international standards, both for particular products and for environmental management issues.
The ISO 14001 standard requires that a community or organization put in place and implement a series of practices and procedures that, when taken together, result in an environmental management system (EMS). To read Thales Communications' Environmental Policy, click here. Thales Communications is a proud member of the Maryland Green Registry.