Thales SA engages in the manufacture and marketing of electronic equipment and systems for the aeronautics, naval, and defense sectors. It operates through Defense and Security, and Aerospace and Transport segments. The Defense and Security segment designs and delivers systems for air, land, sea and space environments. These systems detect and assess threats, manage information, support rapid command decisions and control engagements through to threat neutralization, with maximum reliability. These are designed to simplify the coordination of assets deployed by joint or coalition forces and contribute to information and decision superiority. It also offers solutions and technologies that enable organizations to share existing information and communication systems while also ensuring the traceability of individuals and the protection of networks and infrastructures. The Aerospace and Transport segments engages in the provision of onboard and ground systems for the civil aerospace market. It provides systems, functions, and onboard electronics for all types of aircraft. It also offers railway signaling solutions and integrated transportation systems to insure safe and secure transportation of goods and people. The company was founded in 1893 and is headquartered in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France.