Safran announced today that it will display the M88 engine that powers the Rafale multirole fighter, and the Shakti helicopter turbine which was co-developed with HAL for the Dhruv twin-engine rotorcraft during Aero India Airshow. The company will also display a wide range of products that include the AASM (air-to-ground modular missile) “Hammer”, BlueNaute, an ultimate “maintenance free” solution for maritime navigation, and explosives and narcotics detection technology handheld and desktop devices – Mobile Trace, Hardened Mobile Trace and Itemiser
Airbus Group and Safran have announced the creation of their new Joint Venture named Airbus Safran Launchers. With an initial workforce of around 450, starting operations on 1 January 2015, Airbus Safran Launchers will maintain the outstanding level of quality and reliability of Ariane 5, while working on a new family of state-of-the-art space launchers to foster Europes leading role in the space industry
Safran has won a contract from German manufacturer Krauss Maffei Wegmann (KMW) to integrate its SIGMA 30 navigation and pointing system on all PzH 2000 tracked artillery systems acquired by Qatar. Sagem designed the SIGMA 30 pointing system to give long-range artillery quick, high-precision firing capability without GPS
Sagem has won a new order from Nexter Systems to supply 37 SIGMA 30 navigation and pointing systems for CAESAR guns, to be delivered to an Asian customer, the company said today. Sagems SIGMA 30 system gives long-range artillery system immediate, high-precision firing capability, since they do not need GPS
Sagem (Safran) has won a contract to supply new-generation electro-optical multifunction system (EOMS-NG) for the French Navy's Horizon-class anti-air warfare (AAW) vessels and Cassard-class anti-aircraft ships. Under the contract, Sagem will upgrade the optronic systems installed aboard the Navy's four vessels, including two Horizon-class and two Cassard-class vessels
Sagem will be showcasing a range of systems and equipment like intelligence, long-range precision strikes, surveillance, border protection, high-intensity combat and guerrilla warfare at the Defexpo India 2014. Sagem is exhibiting MOST (Mât Optronique de Surveillance Terrestre) optronic mast for land surveillance - which provides panoramic surveillance capacity under armored protection
Sagem has won a contract for five additional Sperwer tactical drones (including two on option), to be deployed by the French army, and to be delivered in 2015. In the French army, the Sperwer tactical drones system is operated by the 61st Artillery Regiment, which successfully deployed it in this theater from November 2008 to June 2012 for protection, intelligence and ground support missions
Astrium today signed contracts with Snecma (Safran) and Europropulsion for the production of the cryogenic rocket engines (liquid oxygen and hydrogen) and solid rocket motors for 18 new Ariane 5 launchers. These contracts extend the agreements signed by Astrium and Safran in 2009 for the production of propulsion system and equipment on the PB batch of 35 Ariane 5 launchers
Sagem will supply its navigation system (NAVS) to South Korea to be installed on three 1,400 ton ocean-going submarines under construction for the Indonesian Navy. Sagems NAVS will provide the new class of submarine with reliable and precise navigation capabilities
Brazilian helicopter manufacturer Helibras, a subsidiary of Eurocopter, has selected Safran Engineering Services as the design authority to supply the installation design and full integration of multiple avionics communication and navigation systems, including a sophisticated new Glass Cockpit System from Sagem (Safran), as well as the integration of the auto-pilot system, for the modernization of 34 Esquilo and Fennec helicopters of the Brazilian Army. Safran will also support the DCTA certification
Sirkosky Aircraft has struck deals with two Asian countries to supply helicopters for search and rescue and other duties, the aircraft-maker announced at the Singapore air show on Feb 14. South Korea's Coast Guard signed with Sirkosky to deliver one S-92 in 2013 as part of the countryâ€™s Multi-purpose Helicopter Program
The Swiss government allayed Saabâ€™s discomfort and is standing by the Gripen to replace its fighter fleet, the defense ministry said on Feb. 14, after reports claimed that the Swiss military feared that the aircraft was not up to the job
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