World Class Manufacturing

Manufacturing Capabilities

Thales Defense & Security, Inc. (TDSI) is a US-based manufacturing leader, providing full-service life-cycle engineering and manufacturing capability operated in strict compliance with CMMI Level 3 and AS9100D/ISO 9001:2015 quality standards. We operate as a proxy-regulated company, free of foreign ownership, control, or influence. As such, Thales is considered a 100% American company by the US Government, approved to support strategic partnerships in the development of key technologies for the defense market.

Over the last 20+ years, TDSI has delivered and fielded over 300,000 tactical radios. Today, we manufacture tactical military radios that are NSA-certified products to the level of Secret or Top Secret, with embedded Type-1 cryptographic security for air, land, and sea forces. We also design and manufacture ancillaries for communications, as well as tactical power systems, SATCOM terminals, and airborne helmet mounted display systems for military pilots.

Thales Manufacturing Operations Highlights

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  • Over 300,000 square feet of World Class manufacturing production allocation supporting a broad range of capabilities across three Centers of Excellence
  • Roughly $25 million in state-of-the-art manufacturing, test, and support equipment – including world class environmental test capabilities
  • 30 years of production experience in NSA-Certified Products
  • Established AS9100D- and CMMI-certified processes across all business operations
  • Full life cycle engineering and manufacturing capabilities
  • Flexibility to support a wide range of customer requirements, from 14-layer double-sided circuit boards and modules through heavy assemblies
  • Facilities cleared at the TOP SECRET Level, with SECRET level clearance for storing classified material, and a TSA-approved shipping and receiving department
  • A 25,000 square foot warehouse storage facility, and a 2,000 square foot repair facility dedicated to processing fielded product returns
  • Strict adherence to AS9100D and ANSI/J-STD-001, Class 3 standards.
  • Recipient of the 2020 James S. Cogswell Award for Outstanding Industrial Security