EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Thales Systémes Aéroportés

Thales Systémes Aéroportés

Geographic Location

Country: France
Region: Bretagne; Ouest
Location of affected unit(s): Brest, Étrelles, Laval


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products
26.51 - Manufacture of instruments and appliances for measuring, testing and navigation
Number Employed: 2365
Group: Thales

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 25-09-2016
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 27-09-2016
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2016
Planned Job Creation: 150

Additional Information

After the signing of a sales contract for the production of 36 Rafale military aircraft between France and the India government, the management of  Thales Systémes Aéroportés in the region Bretagne has announced to recruit 150 employees by the end of 2016 for its three sites in Bretagne : Brest (Finistère; currently employing 1,600 persons), Etrelles (Ille-et-Vilaine; currently employing 550 persons) and Laval (Ille-et-Vilaine; currently employing 215 persons).