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Thales-Raytheon Systems Company LLC
Private joint venture
Industry Aerospace, defence
Founded June 2001
Headquarters Massy, Paris, France
Fullerton, California, United States
Key people
Philippe Duhamel (Chief Executive Officer)[1]
Products Air operation command and control systems, battlefield radars, ground-based weapon-locating radars, surveillance radars[2]
Services Maintenance, repair, logistic support, technical assistance, software support, test benchmarking, upgradation and system life extension services[2]
Owner Raytheon Company (50%)
Thales Group (50%)
Number of employees
1,600 [1]

Thales-Raytheon Systems Company LLC (ThalesRaytheonSystems or TRS) is an aerospace and defence company co-headquartered in Massy, Paris, France and Fullerton, California, United States, and a 50:50 joint venture between Raytheon and Thales Group. ThalesRaytheon was formed in June, 2001, for the purpose of combining the radar and Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence or C4I systems efforts of the two firms.


Thales S.A. and Raytheon Company announced the creation of Thales Raytheon Systems on 16 December 2000.[3]

At the time of its creation Thales Raytheon Systems had a world market share of around 40 percent in the provision of air defense command and control centers, air defense radars and battlefield surveillance systems.[3]


  1. ^ a b "". Retrieved 30 October 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Company Overview of Thales-Raytheon Systems Company LLC". Bloomberg Businessweek. Retrieved 26 August 2012. 
  3. ^ a b "Thales and Raytheon create joint military venture". The New York Times. 16 December 2000. Retrieved 26 August 2012. 

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