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Thales Nederland

About Thales Nederland

Thales Nederlandis the Dutch branch of the international Thales Group. Thales Nederland specializes in designing and producing professional electronics for defence and security applications, such as radar and communication systems. Moreover, Thales Nederland acts a local point of contact for the complete portfolio of the Thales Group.

Thales Nederland operates on a large variety of markets. The company is active in professional electronics for defence and security applications, such as radar and communication systems. In the field of public transport systems Thales is involved in the Dutch smart card program. The company is also well known for her extremely reliable data network for the train infrastructure.

The activities of Thales Nederland are carried out in six branches.

  • Hengelo: Naval systems, logistics, air defence systems
  • Huizen: Communication systems, electro-optics
  • Delft: Naval systems
  • Houten: Transportation systems
  • Eindhoven: Cryogenics
  • Enschede: T-Xchange, cooperation with Twente University

Thales Nederland is the largest defence company in the Netherlands. The company employs about 2,000 staff members. In 2010 Thales Nederland generated about 600 million euro worth of sales, 80% of which is export.

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