Thales, one of the global leaders in the defence industry, participated in the 31th edition of the International Defence Industry Exhibition (MSPO), held September 5-8 in Kielce.
At its booth, the company provided visitors with models and multimedia visualizations of advanced technological solutions, including the ones which chosen by the Polish Armed Forces included in the Miecznik Frigates.
Long standing relationship with Poland
“For over 20 years, Thales been collaborating with the Polish business to produce individual radios for the Polish soldiers and for the Special Forces. The radios are produced in Poland on the Thales license and, we have sold close to 15,000 radios in in Poland, equipping the Polish forces with those radios,” company official stated in an interview with defensehere.com.
She added that Thales is also a long-term partner of Poland in the naval domain. “Our products are on board different naval ships. For example, our tactical combat management system is onboard the Orkan class ships, the Ślązak ship. And our sonar solutions are a part of the Polish mine hunters, which are called Kormoran,” she clarified.
She also explained that Thales’s portfolio is very broad as the company also offers IT solutions adding “We also offer a lot of IT solutions to the forces like defense cloud, like data protection, security and communication encryption.”
Concluding the interview the company official underlined: “Everything that Thales does, not only in the defense sector, but also in the civil domain, is about safety and security; physical security, security of citizens, security of critical infrastructure, security of information and security of our troops and citizens”.
Thales is a global high-technology leader specializing in three sectors: Defence & Security, Aerospace, and Digital Identity & Security. It develops products and solutions that contribute to a safer, more environmentally-friendly and more inclusive world.
The Group invests nearly €4 billion a year in Research & Development, particularly in key areas of innovation such as quantum, Edge computing, 6G and cybersecurity. Thales employs 77,000 people in 68 countries. In 2022, the Group generated sales of 17.6 billion euros.