Thales is a global technology business operating across the Defence, Digital Security, Aerospace, Space and Transport markets. Worldwide we employ over 65,000 people across 56 countries with annual revenues of over £13 billion. Thales has an over 130-year history in the UK, employing over 6,500 people, including 3,500 highly skilled engineers, across 12 key sites. We make a significant contribution to the UK economy as one of top high-technology manufacturers. Each year we invest over £575 million in our UK supply chain, working with more than 2,000 UK companies.
Thales is a major investor in research & technology working with our partners to invest over £70m annually. We deliver critical capability to our customers from London Underground signalling systems, to cyber security for banking, to designing the Queen Elizabeth Aircraft carrier and being a founder member of the aircraft carrier alliance. We are dedicated to investing in our people and continuing to create highly skilled jobs across the UK with more than 350 apprentices and graduates.