About STE

We aspire to be a leader in Defence Electronics Industry

Our Venture

Sapura Thales Electronic (STE) is a dynamic and fast-growing technology company focusing on the development and manufacturing of Defence Communications Technologies. A joint venture between Sapura, a Malaysian conglomerate and Thales, international France based mother-company.

STE has been involved in strengthening the local industrial capabilities in Defence Communications Technologies through a wide range of facilities that includes 50,000 square feet of Research and Development, System Integration, Manufacturing and Customer Support facilities since 1995.

Our Vision

Your strategic communication partner
We envisage a future of driving the local and global industry with our expertise, experience and a strong commitment to excellence.

Our Mission

We synergise and realise your ideas
With diverse capabilities to design, develop, manufacture and test. Together, we are on a mission to craft every solutions better for you.

Management Team

STE is spearheaded by a group of passionate professionals that drives the company towards its vision.

Dr. Abdul Rahman Zainal

Chief Executive Officer

Having been established for more than 20 years, STE has acquired competencies and capabilities in R&D, assembly and production, repair and maintenance of tactical radio products and systems. We aspire to continue supporting government inspiration for higher value of local content, as well as local products and systems development over solution proposed to our customers. We will consistently listen and develop solution according to customer needs, and ensure timely delivery with the highest quality of products and services. To ensure STE stays and remains relevant and competitive in many years to come, we will strive to strengthen our current position on current markets and explore new business areas and opportunities.

Mathieu GIL

Chief Operating Officer

STE's activities are to design, produce, support and market communication defense products for local and export markets. With a strong technical background, STE is able to offer to its customers from simple handheld radios up to global System Integration solutions for their defense communications systems. As part of its commitment to customer satisfaction, STE has also the capability to provide a Comprehensive Integrated Logistic Support from training of military personnel to full outsourcing of Intermediate or Depot Level maintenance.‍

A Global Story

We first established STE in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, in May 1995. Over the years, we have expanded our presence to 14 countries.

Our developed and manufactured products are exported from Malaysia to countries in Asia, Africa, the Middle East and South America.

  • Malaysia
  • Indonesia
  • Timor Leste
  • Thailand
  • Egypt
  • Oman
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Vietnam
  • Morocco
  • France
  • Tunisia
  • Cameroon
  • Burkina Faso
  • Venezuela

Our Technological Partners

We are backed by some outstanding associates who believe in STE and everything that we do
Our Journey

Product Evolution


VHF Handheld Radio Development

VHF TRC5100 Handheld

VHF Repeater Development


Test Benches Development


Level 4 Support Capabilities


HF/VHF Radio Production

HF TRC3700 Manpack and VHF TRC9210 Manpack

Radio Accessories Design & Development


UHF Handheld, Future Soldier Radio (FSR) Industrialisation


Future Soldier System (FSS)


FSS Blue Force Tracking (BFT)


Personal Role Radio Tech Acquisition


Software Defined Radio
Integrated Platform Connectivity Systems

2019 - Present

VHF Radio Production - TRC5200

Work with Us

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Join the Team

Develop your professional career with us. We are always on the lookout for talented and passionate people to join our team