Aerospace giant Thales uses blockchain to meet NATO standards


Thales, a French multinational company specializing in products and services for the aerospace and defense industries, is using blockchain technology for a new management system at its production site in Spain.

According to an official announcement on November 5th, Thales intends to use technologies such as blockchain and big data to enable the digital transformation of its defense and aerospace manufacturing and maintenance center.

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As part of the initiative, the Paris-based company is trying to meet NATO and defense standards by using blockchain to improve the traceability of processes at the center. The announcement reads:

“To comply with NATO standards and those of the Ministries of Defense with which the company works, blockchain is used to ensure the traceability of all parts and products handled in the production and maintenance center.”

According to the announcement, blockchain will be part of a new management system connected to all applications currently in use on its network. The new platform is intended to efficiently link all processes and improve communication with customers and maintenance work.