Thales SA is a France-based provider of secure solutions across five markets, such as aeronautics, space, ground transportation, defense and security. It integrates technologies, systems, software, services and equipment. It develops and builds end-to-end solutions. It operates in three segments: Aerospace, Transport, and Defence and Security. The Aerospace segment develops on-board systems, solutions and services with non-governmental customers (aircraft manufacturers, airlines and satellite operators) and also with governmental customers (states, space agencies and other paragovernmental organizations). The Transport segment develops systems and services for an exclusively civil customer base of ground transportation infrastructure operators. The Defence and Security segment develops equipment, systems and services for the armed and security forces, as well as the protection of networks and infrastructures, with a governmental defense customer base. It operates through AvioVision NV.