Samsung Thales is a leading high-tech company, with its main operations focusing on defense. The corporation's core business areas are tactical communication systems, radar systems, naval combat systems, electro-optics, fire control systems.
Samsung Thales was formed in February 2000 as a joint venture between two of the world's outstanding electronic companies, Samsung Electronics and Thales, (formerly Thomson/CSF). In its first year of the joint vent Samsung Thales generated 217 billion won in revenues with 745 employees.
Samsung Thales traces its roots back to 1978, when it started to develop and produce night vision devices, range finder, and multiple artillery systems as Samsung Aerospace and subsequently as Samsung Electronic Samsung Thales has been in the center of Korea's defense industry demonstrating a broad spectrum of capabilitie in defense systems.
Samsung Thales's vision is to be the world's leading systems integrator in defense as well as expand our comme business areas. We strive to be the company our nation and people trust most by encouraging challenge creativity, providing growth opportunities to our employees and providing advanced high-tech services to ourj customers.
Samsung Thales Co., Ltd. has developed, modernized and upgraded fire control systems: Korean Gunner's Primary Sight(KGPS), Korean Commander's Panoramic Sight(KCPS), and Korean Ballistic Computer System(KBCS). These systems provide excellent performance on any battlefields, especially under adverse conditions such as fog, smoke, dust, total darkness or rain. After months of untiring efforts, Samsung Thales has become the first to build the most advanced 2nd Generation FPA(Focal Plan Array) thermal capability into the CPS.