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Safran wins new contract for French FURIOUS program

FURIOUS Robot - ©Safran – R.Brives

The French defense procurement agency DGA (Direction Générale de l’Armement) has announced a new “optional tranche” contract awarded to Safran Electronics & Defense for FURIOUS (FUturs systèmes Robotiques Innovants en tant qu’OUtilS), a science and technology program that aims to develop innovative robotic systems for mounted and dismounted warfighters. The …

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Safran’s Euroflir 510 : the Tiger helicopter’s new optronic sight

 With the Tiger attack helicopter scheduled for a mid-life upgrade, Safran Electronics & Defense has won a contract to supply 85 Euroflir 510 optronic (electro-optical) sights from the Organisation for Joint Armament Cooperation (OCCAR), on behalf of the French and Spanish defense procurement agencies. This gyro-stabilized optronic system, successor to …

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Hornet and Safran Electronics & Defense sign a partnership agreement for joint international commercial development

On December 14, 2021, Hornet and Safran Electronics & Defense signed a partnership agreement at Arquus’ headquarters in Satory, France, to promote the Hornet series of remotely operated turrets. Developed for the Scorpion program, these turrets combine Arquus’ know-how in designing and integrating systems for armored vehicles with Safran’s expertise …

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First separation tests of Safran’s 1,000-kg AASM “Hammer” air-to-ground weapon on Rafale a success

The new 1,000-kilogram version of the AASM “Hammer”* air-to-ground modular weapon, designed and produced by Safran Electronics & Defense, successfully completed its first two inert separation tests from a Rafale omnirole fighter. The tests were conducted at the French defense procurement agency DGA’s Cazaux flight test center in southwest France. …

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Safran’s new-generation EuroflirTM 410 observation system chosen for NH90 helicopters to be deployed by French Special Forces

Safran Electronics & Defense has won a contract from Airbus Helicopters to supply new-generation Euroflir™410 observation systems for ten NH90-TTH Caiman helicopters deployed by French Special Forces. These new Standard 2 helicopters will allow French forces to handle the full range of utility missions. The new-generation Euroflir™410 is capable of …

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