Thales SA is a holding company that engages in the manufacture, marketing, and sale of electronic equipment and systems for aeronautics, naval, and defense sectors. It operates through the following segments: Defense & Security, Aerospace and Transport. The Defense and Security segment designs and delivers systems for the following domain: land, air, naval, space, and cyberspace. The aerospace segment encompasses the Avionics and Space Global Business Units. The Transport segment offers Ground Transportation Systems and services such as rail signaling and control systems and passenger payment collection solutions to operators and transport infrastructure manager. The company was founded in 1893 and is headquartered in Paris, France.