1 PRESS KIT 1st 3rd April 2014 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates ISNR, Stand 3230 Thales in the service of National Security
2 2 PRESS KIT 2014 Table of contents Thales at ISNR 2014 Presentations Thales in the United Arab Emirates Thales in the Middle East Thales in the security market Thales: company profile About Thales In a world that is increasingly mobile, Thales is a global technology leader in the Aerospace, Transportation and Defence & Security markets. In 2013, the company generated revenues of 14.2 billion with 65,000 employees in 56 countries. With its 25,000 engineers and researchers, Thales has 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. As a leading player in the security market, Thales is positioned as an added-value systems integrator, equipment manufacturer and service provider. Thales's security teams work with government agencies, local authorities and civil operators to develop and deploy integrated, resilient solutions to protect citizens, sensitive data and critical infrastructure. Data sheets Airport Security: Integrated solutions to secure major international air transport hubs Cybersecurity: a response to the evolving cyberthreat environment Professional Mobile Radio: flexible, futureoriented solutions for civil and military missioncritical communications CBRN: Responding to threats affecting both civil and military operators Security of citizens and strategic sites Resilient communication networks: ensuring vital communications at all times, in all circumstances Complex large-scale event and crisis management
3 Thales at ISNR 2014 Stand 3230 From 1 to 3 April, Thales will be at the International Security & National Resilience (ISNR) exhibition in Abu Dhabi, presenting its full range of security solutions for government agencies and homeland security forces. Since 1978, Thales has built up a strong presence in the United Arab Emirates, where it is recognised as a trusted partner. With a presence in 56 countries, Thales offers its customers unique experience in the field of security and unparalleled expertise in the integration of large scale, complex systems. Thales's objective is to simplify complexity, empowering strategic decision-makers by delivering clear, timely and operationally relevant information about their environment. Matching current trends in homeland security in the Middle East, particularly in the United Arab Emirates, Thales will be showcasing two major areas of activity at ISNR 2014: Protection of critical infrastructure and sensitive sites (government, industry and public) PRESS KIT 2014 Critical infrastructure operators, administrations, financial institutions, innovative industries and research institutes are all highly dependent on their IT systems and are therefore more vulnerable to new types of cyberthreats. As a key player in security and defence to protect national sovereignty, Thales is presenting cybersecurity, resilience and security solutions that enhance operational efficiency and business continuity for all types of organisations. CYBELS is an excellent illustration of Thales s extensive expertise in this domain. The CYBELS family of solutions will be on show with a dynamic demonstration of Thales's ability to prevent, detect, analyse and respond to cyberattacks. With CYBELS, operators have the information they need to take the best decisions and deploy the most appropriate response at all times. Thales is actively developing collaborations with local industry. A good example of this is the recent partnership between Injazat and Thales who are working together to provide innovative cybersecurity services to enterprise customers in the United Arab Emirates. Thales s cybersecurity offering is also featured on the Injazat/Mubadala stand (A4). More about Thales s CYBELS offering The NEXIUM View solution shows how a synoptic picture combining data about cybersecurity, applications and network status can help operators improve the performance and availability of critical services. More about Thales s NEXIUM offering Alongside these IT security solutions, Thales offers operators of critical sites, such as oil refineries or airports, end-to-end expertise from concept of operations to integrated safety and security systems. Thales s credentials include prestigious references for security solutions protecting energy facilities for Saudi Aramco (Saudi Arabia), Gazprom (Russia), Sonatrach (Algeria) and more recently the West Qurna-2 oil field in Iraq. At Dubai International Airport, Thales has supplied an ultra-modern communication and security solution that ensures the highest levels of safety and security for operators and passengers. More about critical infrastructure protection 3
4 4 PRESS KIT 2014 Protecting cities and governments: Security of citizens and critical mission communications The fast-evolving urban landscape is generating new needs and new expectations from governments and local authorities. With persistent geopolitical instability, new threats and more frequent natural disasters, the ability to anticipate and to respond to crisis situations is becoming crucial. Providing security assurances for citizens, cities and states is a central concern today. From urban security to the highest level of national security, Thales provides command & control and decision-support solutions for supervision and control of day-to-day operations as well as fullblown crisis situations. Thales was selected to provide a comprehensive security solution for Mexico City the world s third-largest metropolitan area with 22 million inhabitants providing command, control and emergency management capabilities for the most ambitious urban security system in the world. More about Thales s urban security offering Thales s capabilities in professional mobile radio (based on LTE 1 technology), intelligent video and CBRN 2 risk detection ensures that relevant information is transmitted quickly to support decisionmakers. Based on its pioneering LTE PMR technology, Thales has developed the resilient and secure NEXIUM Wireless solution for mission-critical applications. Thirty countries have already placed their trust in Thales's PMR solutions for public security, transport, airports, industrial and oil facilities. More about Thales s NEXIUM Wireless offering and its new LTE professional mobile radio solution FOCUS: CRISIS MANAGEMENT For the first time in the Middle East: a deployable system for managing large scale events and crises At ISNR 2014, Thales is showcasing its new large-scale event and crisis management system for the first time in the Middle East. Designed for civil defence and security forces, this solution is specifically designed to ensure more effective collaboration between deployed units and command centres. Renault Trucks Defense and Thales have partnered to develop the mobile component of this system, a new integrated command post for the MIDS tactical command vehicle. This mobile solution offers operators inside the vehicle a full picture of the situation on the ground and enhances decision-making through multi-agency coordination and collaboration tools. More about Thales s new large-scale event and crisis management system More about the new integrated mobile command post developed jointly by Thales and Renault Trucks Defense 1 LTE (Long Term Evolution) or 4G is the latest generation of standards for mobile telephony 2 Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear
5 5 PRESS KIT 2014 Thales in the United Arab Emirates Since 1978, Thales has built on a long-standing presence in the United Arab Emirates. With over 350 people employed in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, the UAE truly is Thales s base in the Middle East. In 2007, Thales opened the Middle East Support Centre (MESC) in order to bring in local services and get closer to its customers in the UAE and throughout the Middle East. Dedicated to Transportation and Security, the Thales Integration Centre was inaugurated in 2008 and is based in Dubai. Thales has 4 joint ventures in the UAE: Thales Advanced Solutions (TAS) is a joint venture between Thales and C4 Advanced Solutions (C4AS), a subsidiary of Emirates Advanced Investments (EAI), which focuses on new product development and acts as Thales s channel to the UAE s defence market. National Telesystems and Services (NTS) is a joint venture that focuses on human resources and logistics management of expatriate resources in Abu Dhabi. Thalbat Advanced Technologies is a joint venture which is dedicated to fighter jet systems and maintenance. CERT Thales Institute (CTI) is a joint-venture training company between Thales and the Centre of Excellence for Applied Research and Training (CERT) of the Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT), which provides technical training. Defence Thales has supplied tactical radios (PR4G), ground-to-air communication systems (GATR), air defence systems (Crotale), and on-board electronic systems for the Mirage As a member of the Euro-Art International EWIV joint venture, Thales supplied 3 Counter Battery Radars (COBRA). In the naval domain, the sonar suite which comprises a Captas-2 variable-depth sonar (VDS) and a UMS 4110 hull mounted sonar (HMS) has been selected by the United Arab Emirates to equip the Abu Dhabi Class. Security Thales has made Dubai International Airport s Terminal 3 concourse 2 safer by providing security and telecommunication systems. In January 2013, Thales delivered an ultra-modern communication and security solution to Concourse A, the new dedicated A380 airside facility in Dubai International Airport. Thales has been responsible for integrating all the systems needed to deliver a fully interlinked and connected 600,000m2 building with end-to-end security. In Abu Dhabi, Thales has delivered the Borouge II plant. Thales also supplied thousands of electronic payment terminals to Emirati banks. In November 2013, Injazat Data Systems and Thales begun their collaboration on an advanced and innovative Cybersecurity offering for UAE companies. Injazat and Thales are working together to
6 6 PRESS KIT 2014 address the key cyber risks to companies businesses and strengthen companies cybersecurity operations. Aerospace Thales was awarded a contract in 2008 to supply the whole of the Air Traffic Management and Navigation Systems for Abu Dhabi s International Airport, this in addition to its various Air Traffic radars previously implemented all around the country. Thales has also supplied In-Flight Entertainment systems to Etihad Airways entire Airbus and Boeing fleet. Transportation In service since 2009, the Dubai metro is the longest driverless metro in the world. It is equipped with the entire package of Thales solutions, including CBTC signalling, ticketing, telecommunications and supervision systems. On this project Thales met the challenge posed by a very schedule, successfully launching the red and green lines on 9/9/2009 and 9/9/2011 respectively. In January 2014, the Centre of Excellence for Applied Research and Training (CERT) and Thales have signed a Memorandum of Understanding, which aims at establishing a Rail Academy in the United Arab Emirates. The Rail Academy will be dedicated to the creation and deployment of highlevel professional and academic training programmes to support the UAE s main line rail and urban transport developments. Space In 2007, the Al Yah Satellite Communications Company Yahsat awarded a contract to a joint team composed of Thales Alenia Space and Astrium to build their dual satellite communications system. Y1A satellite was successfully launched in 2011, Y1B in April 2012 and the full system is now operational.
7 7 PRESS KIT 2014 Thales in the Middle East Present in the Middle East for over 35 years, Thales has developed outstanding relations and partnerships with countries in this region and is widely recognised as a reliable partner for local companies. Thales s Middle East regional office is located in Dubai. Above and beyond the provision of systems and equipment to enhance customers' security and defence capabilities, the company is committed to the progressive development of close cooperation in technology, industrial operations, training and support. Thales in Saudi Arabia Thales has an established presence in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), with 750 employees and a diversified portfolio of activities. The company has built a mature relationship with Saudi Arabia based on solid, country-wide partnerships. Thales is organized as follow in KSA: Defence Thales International Saudi Arabia (Thalisa) in charge of defence activities Thales Security Solutions & Services (T3S KSA) in charge of civilian activities Thales s major commercial successes include the Shahine and Crotale air defence contracts with logistic support. In naval defence, Thales is the prime contractor for the Sawari II contract (three frigates), that follows on from the successful Sawari I programme (four frigates) for which Thales now provides logistic support. In 2007, Thales was selected by the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Defence to supply a major electronic protection system, known as Al Madhallah ("the umbrella"), to the Royal Saudi Air Force. Thales also supplied radio communication and air observation systems to the Saudi Army. Security Thales is also very active in the security sector. In 2005, the company was selected to provide a security solution for Mecca during the annual Hajj. The Thales solution is built around an advanced information system incorporating smart image analysis technology to manage flows of pilgrims and prevent accidents caused by overcrowding. The integrated crisis management system allows for close monitoring and control of crowd movements, providing early warnings of any build-up of people. In information and communication systems security, Thales has been working for over ten years with Saudi Arabia s Monetary Agency (SAMA) to secure the country s electronic payment system. Aerospace The General Authority of Civil Aviation has selected Thales to provide for the Air Traffic Control centers, Radars and Navigational Aids. The company is also partnering with the General Authority of Civil Aviation to develop the Saudi Academy of Civil Aviation in Jeddah. Thales will organise the training of instructors in air traffic control, maintenance of civil aviation electronic systems, fire safety and airport security, working with France s National University of Civil Aviation (Ecole Nationale de l Aviation Civile ENAC) for the air traffic control component.
8 8 PRESS KIT 2014 In September 2012, Saudia Airlines chose Thales as a key partner in the airline s long-term transformation project. Saudia Airlines has signed a new IFEC (In-Flight Entertainment and Connectivity) agreement to install the Thales TopSeries system on a total of 54 aircraft. Space Thales Alenia Space has delivered three first-generation satellites, two second-generation satellites and one third-generation satellite to Arabsat since the 1980s. Since 2009, the company teamed with Astrium to build and deliver the 4 th and 5 th generation satellites. Astrium is responsible for building the platforms and integrating the satellites, while Thales Alenia Space is designing and building the communications payloads. In January 2013, the Thales Alenia Space & Astrium consortium signed the first satellite in Arabsat s 6 th generation, BADR 7, to deliver broadcast, broadband and telecommunications services over Middle East, Africa and Central Asia. Transportation Thales signed its first mainline rail contract in Saudi Arabia in cooperation with Saudi BinLadin Group. Under this contract, Thales will implement its European Train Control System (ETCS) Level 2 technology for the 2,400 kilometre-long North-South Railway; a major infrastructure project to connect Riyadh with the north of the kingdom. Thales was also awarded a contract by China Railway Construction Corp. to supply, integrate and deploy its proven driverless train control and telecommunication systems to the Al Mashaaer Al Mugaddassah Metro project, the first metro project in the Mecca region. Thales is also a leading player in radio and TV broadcasting equipment. In 2006, the company was chosen to create the fibre optic backbone for Etihad Etisalat (Mobily), the operator of Saudi Arabia's second-largest GSM network. Thales in Qatar For more than 30 years, Thales has been a long-standing and trusted partner of Qatar. Aerospace Thales has been awarded a first contract to fit 32 Qatar Airway A320s with its IFE system, then a subsequent contract to provide further systems for a fleet of 30 B787s. Thales has also been awarded an additional contract to supply the next generation Thales In-Flight Entertainment (TopSeries) and connectivity system for 80 A350s and 10 A380s. Thales was awarded a contract in 2011 to supply the Qatar Armed Forces (QAF) with a civil integrated airport solution for the Al Udeid Air Force Base. This turnkey solution includes a TopSky ATC air traffic management system, a RSM970S/STAR000 primary and secondary radar, two ILSs and DME, a DVOR and a TACAN system. In 2012, Thales and Qatar Airways jointly announced the grand opening of a new technology research, development and training center at the prestigious Qatar Science & Technology Park (QSTP). This technical laboratory currently houses state-of-the-art IFEC equipment that supports software and application prototyping, content integration, system level testing and training.
9 9 PRESS KIT 2014 Defence Thales supplied the electronic equipment for the Qatari Navy s corvettes. Thales also provided tactical radios and networks (PR4G, UHF/VHF, etc.), Air Surveillance Systems (Tiger and Master T and M Radars) and On-board Electronic Systems (Mirage /2000-5, Alphajet). Security The State of Qatar has awarded Thales a contract to secure the New Doha International Airport: Thales will install 1000 videosurveillance cameras and 1200 access control points. Thales is responsible for complete design and delivery of the integrated safety and security systems. In November 2013, Qatar University and Thales signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for academic development, research and training of future Qatari professionals on new and emerging technological solutions in the field of information systems. The Qatar Science & Technology Foundation: in order to increase the ability to rapidly design, prototype and deliver innovation, Thales has invested in a position at the Qatar Science and Technology Park within the incubator development facilities. The added proximity to its leading client in Qatar will enable Thales to benefit from regular dialogue with this customer. Thales in Egypt Since 1973, Thales has won several contracts for air traffic control systems, communications, radars, air defence and transportation systems. In 1982, Thales created a Joint-Venture called Arab International Optronics (AIO). AIO is an Egyptian joint stock company, created in 1982 on a 49/51 basis between Thales and the National Service Products Organization (NASPO) for the local production of optical and optronic equipment. Aerospace Thales systems are safely managing air traffic in Egypt. Over the past 30 years Thales has built a longstanding partnership with NANSC, Egypt s Air Navigation Service Provider, and has provided air traffic surveillance radars, navaids, air traffic control simulators for the Egyptian Aviation Academy, the air traffic management system at Cairo and the tower system for Cairo International Airport. In 2012, Thales was awarded a contract to supply a brand new air traffic management system. Space In 2008, Thales Alenia Space was awarded a contract with Nilesat, the Egyptian satellite company, for the Nilesat-201 broadcasting communication satellite and its associated services and ground stations. Since September 2010, Nilesat-201 has provided digital Direct-to-Home (DTH) television and radio broadcasting and high-speed data services to users in North Africa and the Middle East, including the Gulf region. Thales Alenia Space earlier provided payloads for Nilesat s first two satellites Nilesat-101 and Nilesat-102. Security Thales secures the Egypt Stock market transactions.
10 10 PRESS KIT 2014 Transportation Thales supplies Integrated Communication & Supervision and fare collection systems to the Cairo metro. In May 2013, Thales was awarded a contract valued at over 109 million by Egyptian National Railways for the modernisation of the signalling systems on the Cairo-Alexandria corridor. The Cairo-Alexandria railway line is approximately 220km long and is currently the busiest section of the Egyptian Railways network, carrying more than 25 million passengers per year. Thales in Jordan Thales s presence in Jordan dates back to the late 70s early 80s, with many projects in the defence market. At that time, Thales was already present in the artillery with the ATILA/ATIBA Systems. Defence In 2012, the Jordanian government renewed its confidence in Thales by awarding the Group the extension of the nationwide TETRA communication network. With more than 160 base stations and 30,000 users, the fully distributed new TETRA network is in operation. In May 2013, Thales was selected to implement an LTE pilot which is fully integrated with the existing TETRA technology. Aerospace In September 2012, Royal Jordanian Airlines selected Thales s In-Flight Entertainment and Connectivity (IFEC) systems for their Boeing 787 aircraft. Earlier, the airline selected Thales for 12 Airbus single aisle aircraft. Thales has also supplied the backup system for the main Jordanian ATC centre. Thales in Kuwait For more than 20 years, Thales has been a long-standing and confident partner of Kuwait. Defence Thales supplied the electronic equipment to the Kuwaiti Navy s patrol boats. Thales also provided Air Surveillance Systems (Tiger and 22 XX Radars), On-board Electronic Systems (Mirage F1, Flir camera A2 SAR and Electronic warfare for KAF Pumas and Super-Pumas fleet), Hawk aircraft Simulator and Starburst Air Defence systems. Thales also provides equipment to Kuwait s Special Forces (sighting systems) and National Guards (radios). Aerospace Thales has been awarded a first contract to fit 09 Wataniya Airways A320 with IFE system. Thales has been awarded within DGCA with STAR 2000, RSM970S and ATM System and maintenance contracts as well.
11 11 PRESS KIT 2014 Thales in Lebanon In 2000, Thales established its presence in Lebanon. In 2011, a small team was set up in Beirut to address numerous opportunities in Levant Countries (Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, Iraq) along with Iran and Yemen. A number of projects have been initiated for Lebanon in the Defence Sector, particularly in communication and optronics as well as in the I.D. domain : e-passport, e-id, e-gates, etc. In the aerospace domain, Thales has provided its TopSky - AMHS (Aeronautical Message Handling System) and Navaids. Thales in Oman Thales has built a long-standing relationship with the country, signing several contracts in communications, and as well as supplying naval systems along with radio and TV broadcasting equipment to the Sultanate of Oman. In 2010, Thales and the Ministry of Transport & Communications of the Sultanate of Oman signed a contract for the supply, installation and commissioning of 10 ILS and DME systems together with 6 DVOR and DME systems for both Muscat and Salalah International Airport, as well as for 5 regional airports across Oman. In July 2012, Thales and the Singapore shipyard, ST Marine, signed a contract for the delivery and installation of sensors and a combat management system on the four Al-Ofouq class patrol vessels that are under construction for the Sultanate of Oman. Thales supplies the Tacticos Combat Management System, the Variant surveillance radar and the STIR 1.2 EO Mk2 radar E/O tracking system and the VIGILE R-ESM system. Thales is also responsible for all Combat System Integration activities. Thales in Pakistan Thales has a long history with Pakistan in both the Civilian & Defence market, having been present permanently for more than 30 years. Major references worth highlighting are Air Defence systems (Crotale) for the Pakistani Air Force, Land Optronics for its Army, naval systems & equipments for the Pakistani Navy, and ATM & Radars for the Civil Aviation authority, as well as LAHORE Airport. Moreover, Thales has implemented a business development strategy based on establishing key partners in Pakistan, such as Shibli Electronics for Optronics, in order to ensure appropriate local support but also to reinforce local capabilities & anticipate future opportunities. In 2013, Thales remains one of the only international defence companies with a permanent presence in Pakistan through its local office based in Islamabad. Thales in Iraq In December 2013, Thales signed a contract with the Iraqi Civil Aviation Authority (ICAA) for the modernisation of Iraqi airspace. Thales will deliver a TopSky-ATC centre in Baghdad, this in addition to the ATC centre equipped in Basrah in This contract makes Thales s TopSky-ATC
12 12 PRESS KIT 2014 the referenced air traffic control system in Iraq. Thales will also supply 3 latest generation RSM970S secondary radars to the ICAA, which will complement Iraqi air space coverage. With Baghdad as the country s main ATC centre, multiple radars and Navaids, Thales reaffirms position as strategic partner in the ICAA s efforts to build a world class ATM network. In February 2014, Thales has been awarded a contract to provide an Integrated Security System (ISS) for the West Qurna-2 oil field development located 65 km northwest of Basra in Southern Iraq. This contract has been signed with LUKOIL Mid-East Ltd, a subsidiary of the Russian oil company LUKOIL.
13 13 PRESS KIT 2014 Thales in the Security Market Thales offers customers unparalleled experience in security markets, with recognised expertise for large-scale and highly complex systems integration. Modern societies are mobile and interconnected and the infrastructure that allows them to function plays a critical role. As the nervous system of our societies, this infrastructure must not only improve the quality of life but also guarantee security, which is possibly our most precious asset in ensuring a sustainable future. Whenever governments, local authorities, infrastructure operators and businesses are faced with complex situations, they must combine the need for security with the quality of the services they provide. Security threats are inherently difficult to manage because there are so many different types terrorism, cybercrime, urban crime, trafficking, illegal immigration, natural disasters, industrial accidents, etc. and because they are constantly evolving. However, their economic impact can be enormous. In addition, information systems themselves are more vulnerable to attacks, so it has become crucially important to ensure the security of data and data networks. Anticipation and speed of response are increasingly crucial to ensuring security: operators and decision-makers need to be alerted as early as possible and they need faster access to reliable, detailed information so they can decide and act effectively in a crisis situation. Post-event analysis tools are also needed to help them capitalise on past experience. Thales s response Positioned as a value-added systems integrator, equipment supplier and service provider, Thales is one of Europe s leading players in the security market. Thales s security teams work with government agencies, local authorities and civil operators to develop and deploy integrated, resilient solutions to protect citizens, sensitive data and critical infrastructure. Thales solutions secure the four key domains considered vital to modern societies: Government: border surveillance, homeland security, identity management, etc.. Cities: urban security Critical infrastructure: government sites, oil and gas infrastructure, nuclear power stations, airports, sensitive sites including museums, mosques, prisons and metro stations Cyberspace Thales solutions are built around each customer's concepts of operations (CONOPS) and incorporate advanced technologies some of them developed for the military that represent a significant competitive advantage in the security market today. By implementing Thales solutions, customers benefit from advanced protection against security risks and immediate access to the most relevant information so they can make the right decisions at the right time and act accordingly. With Thales security solutions, incidents and crisis situations are managed quickly and effectively, and customers can focus on their core missions and thus improve overall operational efficiency.
14 14 PRESS KIT 2014 Thales s added value Our systems integration capabilities for complex large-scale systems and our ability to leverage our customers' legacy solutions. Our systems built around the latest game-changing technologies: sensors, networks and information system security, internet technologies (IP, 4G), secure cloud computing / virtualisation, data processing algorithms, data fusion, management of large volumes of video, voice, text and other data, smart human-machine interfaces and hypervision. Our international footprint and proven ability to work with local partners worldwide. Our deep understanding of our customers' lines of business, based on a leadership position on flagship programmes. Key Figures Security market revenues of around 1 billion No. 1 worldwide in security for interbank electronic transactions: 80% of bank transactions worldwide are protected by Thales solutions (the Group secures 19 of the world's 20 largest banks) No. 1 in Europe for information system security: 1,500 cybersecurity experts Two 24/7 security operations centres in France (Elancourt since 2001) and the United Kingdom (Basingstoke since 2013) Operation and supervision of critical information systems for over 100 public- and privatesector clients International references State protection Identity: Thales identity management systems in over 25 countries more than 300 million ID documents produced. Thales selected for four of France's largest civil biometrics programmes National security: public security database for France's Gendarmerie Nationale Event management system for the G20 Summit in Brisbane, November 2014 Urban security Ciudad Segura: urban security for Mexico City Security for Hajj pilgrimage (Mecca) Security for public buildings (Paris) Critical infrastructure Site security at new French defence ministry complex (Balard) Protection of oil facilities for Saudi Aramco and Sonatrach Airport security systems for Dubai (UAE), Doha (Qatar), Durban (South Africa), Changi (Singapore), Lisbon and Madeira (Portugal) Cyberspace 80% of the world's banking transactions. Thales solutions are deployed in 50 countries, including 25 NATO countries. 19 of the 20 largest banks and over 3,000 financial institutions around the world. Protection of the IP networks of European and NATO military forces.
15 15 PRESS KIT 2014 Thales: company profile Our vision In a world that is increasingly mobile, interconnected and interdependent, the security of people and goods, infrastructure and nations depends on leaders and organisations and their ability to decide and act in a timely fashion and obtain the best outcomes. In the markets that Thales serves defence, security, space, aerospace and ground transportation these decisions are often of critical importance. Navy, army and air force commanders, as well as air traffic controllers, policymakers and infrastructure operators, face these critical decisions and need full, relevant and reliable information to understand the situation and make the right choices. The critical decision chain Our role is to assist our customers in making these decisions by providing the tools and technologies they need to gather, process and distribute information, helping them to understand complex situations so they can decide and act in a timely fashion and obtain the best outcomes. This understanding of the critical decision chain underpins our innovation and technological developments in areas such as large-scale software-driven systems, secure communications, sensors (radar, sonar, optical), supervision, onboard electronics, satellites and systems integration. These technologies and capabilities and the central role of human factors in critical decisionmaking are common to all our activities. The Group's employees are constantly developing their skills to stay ahead in these areas. Local presence and responsibility We have built up an in-depth knowledge of the markets we serve. And with operations in 56 countries, we have developed close relationships with local customers to grasp the intricacies of their operational decision-making processes and propose the best solutions for every situation. Across all our businesses, Thales's 65,000 employees are guided by a proactive policy of corporate responsibility that is key to managing risks and driving performance. Innovating, a top priority for the Group Inventing tomorrow's flagship products today, creating value for our customers, enabling effective teamwork, nurturing a passion for research these are the hallmarks of the Thales spirit of innovation. For Thales, innovation hinges on an in-depth understanding of customer needs, the power of creativity and imagination and the ability to transform a technological breakthrough into a practical application. Press contact Thales, Media Relations Security Dorothée Bonneil +33 (0)
16 Airport security Integrated solutions to secure major international air transport hubs
17 2 FICHE MARCHE For more than 15 years, Thales has been making some of the world s major airports safer for all. A global leader in large-scale integrated systems and services, Thales offers intelligent joined-up security and operation solutions to better protect and manage public infrastructures and meet the evolving needs of operators. The world s largest airports are the size of small cities, covering tens of square kilometres and handling up to 200,000 people daily. Many such facilities, however, have no comprehensive structure to ensure the highest possible levels of security. Today, when an accident or incident occurs, much depends on the ability to exchange information and coordinate the actions of the various players involved airport operators, security forces, government agencies, first responders and airline personnel. Thales s response Thales ties together the various security and telecommunication systems in place to ensure increased security, reduced response times and optimised business operations. Thales turnkey solutions for Special Airport Systems enable real-time coordination of all security operations between stakeholders, through the integration of security, telecommunications, public information and airport IT systems and an overall management layer based on its core business specific applications. Key figures 3 major international hubs protected by Thales s solutions: Dubai (United Arab Emirates), Doha (Qatar) and Durban (South Africa). 24 fully integrated electronic systems deployed by Thales to ensure the security of King Shaka International Airport in Durban, opened in time for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Thales is responsible for the 24/7 surveillance system at Singapore Changi Airport, comprising 301 videosurveillance cameras and 27 control stations. Thales s added value For airport operators Enhanced operations through integrated management of security and communication. Improved prevention, detection and response to security and safety threats.
18 3 FICHE MARCHE For engineering, procurement and construction companies World-class, credentialed technologies. Project management and technical expertise in security / communications integration, acting as lead system integrator to reduce overall implementation risk. Thales s solutions The Airport Operations Control Centre (AOCC) is based on a system of systems approach to airport operations and security to address the growing complexity of today s airport environment. Tailored to the needs of airport operators and other stakeholders, the AOCC is an intelligent, integrated system that manages security supervision, crisis management and health monitoring systems to monitor airport operations in real-time based on key performance indicators. Integrated Security Management (Global Situation Awareness) Integrated security management optimises anomaly detection, alarm management and response procedures to resolve anomalies with maximum efficiency. Integrated Operations Management (CDM - Collaborative Decision Making) Thales s AOCC solution follows Eurocontrol recommendations for information sharing, unified operator views, decision support, process optimisation and automation of standard operating procedures, reducing the operational impact of security-related events. Monitoring of key performance indicators and dispatching of information to stakeholders and passengers The AOCC system gathers information to provide stakeholders with relevant statistics, operating parameters and event status reports in real time. It is used as a dashboard for airport operations, providing decision support and consolidating actions to optimise operating costs and enhance passenger satisfaction. Boarding Pass Control System The Boarding Pass Control System (BPCS) is a Thales solution which simplifies passenger access to airport gates, improving the safety and security of operations. The BPCS server is connected to the airport information systems and to the flight information display. Operators use a mobile wireless device to read the barcode on passenger boarding passes. The system then automatically assigns a priority (fast access) code to each pass to avoid queues during boarding.
19 FICHE MARCHE The system provides key performance indicators and reports to help operators to analyse passenger flow distribution and optimise the workload of security staff. The solution is fully integrated in the Thales AOCC framework, and already in operation in Pisa Airport, Italy. Thales s key references Dubai International Airport, United Arab Emirates 70 million passengers annually, 10,000 access control points, 1,500 videosurveillance cameras. Thales installed an ultra-modern communication and security solution that brings operators and passengers the highest possible levels of safety and security. Doha International Airport, Qatar 50 million passengers expected annually by 2015, 1,200 access control points, 1,000 videosurveillance cameras. The consortium formed by Thales and ARINC supplies data security systems and telecommunications infrastructure. Thales is responsible for complete design and delivery of the integrated safety and security systems. King Shaka International Airport, Durban, South Africa A brand-new airport opened in time for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Thales provided Special Airport Systems engineering as well as integration of communication, information, safety and security systems. Singapore Changi Airport, Singapore 53.1 million passengers and 1.85 million tonnes of cargo in Thales has been awarded a contract to provide 24/7 videosurveillance of aircraft parking bays, taxiways and runways, combining a geographic information system and video analytics. Press contact Thales, Media Relations - Security Dorothée Bonneil +33 (0)
20 Cybersecurity A response to the evolving cyberthreat environment
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