Safran will be showcasing its innovative security solutions for the first time at Russia’s major air show.
At the MAKS 2013 show, Safran will unveil biometric identification systems (Morpho-Face-Investigate, based on facial recognition; Morpho Tatoo, for the identification of tattoos, etc.) and explosive and narcotic trace detectors (Itemiser DX, StreetLab Mobile, Mobile Trace, etc.).
Safran will also be displaying its flagship products for aerospace, including a model of the SaM146 jet engine. Produced by PowerJet, a joint venture between Snecma (Safran) and NPO Saturn of Russia, the SaM146 powers the Sukhoi Superjet 100 regional jet. Safran’s stand will feature two major assemblies manufactured at the VolgAero plant (a joint venture between Snecma and NPO Saturn) in Rybinsk, Russia: the CFM56-7B booster spool and the SaM146 turbine rear frame (TRF) – one of the main components allowing the engine to be attached to the aircraft.
Visitors will also get a close look at the Turbomeca (Safran) Arrius 2G1 turboshaft engine, a version designed the Kamov Ka-226T, a Russian helicopter with dual, counter-rotating rotors.
Microturbo’s (Safran) e-APU auxiliary power unit will be on display for the first time at this air show. This innovative new APU is designed to meet the growing electrical power requirements of new-generation airplanes and helicopters, while also meeting the latest reliability and environmental standards.
The number of innovative defense products will be at display, including the LINS 100RS inertial navigation system, produced by RS Alliance, a joint venture between Sagem (Safran) and Russian companies ITT (Inertial Technologies of Technokomplex) and Rosoboronexport. This high-performance navigation system calls on latest-generation laser gyros.
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
Aerospace engine and equipment maker Safran and electronics specialist Thales said Dec. 20 that they signed a preliminary agreement to form a joint venture to develop and market new electro-optical military gear
Turbomeca do Brasil (Safran group) has signed a five year GSP (Global Support Package) contract with the Brazilian Ministry of Defense, to cover the support of 100 Makila 2A gas turbines. The engines power the EC 725, operated by all three Brazilian armed forces and the Presidential transportation group
French defense procurement agency DGA has placed a new order with Sagem, a Safran group company, for 16,454 FELIN integrated equipment suites for the French army. With this latest contract, France has now ordered a total of 22,588 FELIN systems from Sagem
On September 24, 25 and 26, Jean-Paul Herteman, Chief Executive Officer of SAFRAN, successively inaugurated three new facilities in the Unites States: Sagem Avionics in Grand Prairie, Texas, Turbomeca Manufacturing in Monroe, North Carolina, and Messier-Bugatti USA in Walton, Kentucky. All three inauguration ceremonies were attended by a number of government officials
SAFRAN, along with its partners in EPI, the European consortium in charge of the engines for the A400M military transport, would like to clarify the following points.>> 1) The eight TP400 turboprop engines for the first two A400M flight test models have been delivered to Airbus Military
Snecma (Safran) and Max Aerospace have partnered to offer military aircraft engine maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services in India, the companies said in a joint statement Tuesday. The joint venture Max Aero Engines Private Ltd (MAEPL) will provide complete engine support solutions, in particular shop-level maintenance and flight line services
Sagem will showcase optronics and navigation systems for naval forces, the company said in a statement Friday. The products on display cover the full range of maritime requirements, including merchant marine security, and are organized in four main areas: observation & engagement, navigation, airborne surveillance and self-defense
Safran and Bharat Forge announced a long-term partnership to supply critical high integrity forged and machined components for Indian commercial aircraft applications to Safrans global affiliates last week. Over the past 18 months, Safran and Bharat Forge have worked on a demonstrator phase for initial trial production of critical forgings in a variety of materials; including titanium, nickel based and steel alloys, for aerospace
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
Russian Helicopters has won a contract to supply multi-role Mi-8AMT and new light Ka-226T helicopters to Kazakhstan. “We confirm that we can supply Almaty Rescue Service with the required quantity of helicopters within the time period required,” said Mikhail Dubrovin, Russian Helicopters Director of Marketing
The United Aircraft Corporation has signed $2.5 billion contract at the MAKS 2013 show for the servicing of aircraft, avionics and related equipment, the UAC said in a press release
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