THALES PROGRAMAS is a Thales Spain company, specialized in Command and Control systems, Tactical Communications and Modeling and Simulation addressing solutions in the domain of Defense and Security.
Its C4ISRne.onLINE NEC product family offers a set of distributed services and applications based on a Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) design and web services paradigm, providing situation awareness and detailed real information at operational time from the high echelons of command down to the soldier or first responder level, offering connectivity to any IP-based system and supporting low bandwidth and disruptive networks.
Based in Getafe, nearby Madrid, THALES PROGRAMAS employs a highly specialized workforce of 185 people, most of them engineers, for a turnover of 38 M€ in 2012. Through its own research activity and its participation in national and European R&T collaborative projects THALES PROGRAMAS has expertise in the following technologies:
- Interoperability: Syntactic (data models, communication protocols as XML, SQL …) and Semantic (ontologies, metadata)
- Decision support: semantic technologies and ontologies, descriptive logic, semantic web, knowledge representation, reasoning techniques
- Knowledge management: Collaborative environments, publish/subscribe paradigm
- Situation Awareness: Data gathering and presentation THALES PROGRAMAS is an active actor in the main European R&T cooperation programs from the European Defence Agency (EDA), from the European Commission (Security Work Programme, Eureka) as well as in national R&D programs funded by national Ministries (Defence, Industry, etc.)