Tag Archives: Safran

Safran and HAL to Develop New Helicopter Engines in JV

Safran Helicopter Engines and Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) have signed an agreement to create a new joint venture intended to develop helicopter engines. Through a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), signed by Mr. R. Madhavan, HAL CMD, and Mr. Franck Saudo, Safran Helicopter Engines CEO in presence of Olivier Andriès, Safran …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

Safran’s Paseo XLR sight chosen for Brazil’s new frigates

Safran’s Paseo XLR (eXtra Long Range) optronic (electro-optical) sight has been chosen by the Aguas Azuis consortium for Brazil’s new Tamandaré class frigates. The Brazilian navy will take delivery of four frigates, each displacing 3,500 metric tons, starting in 2026. They will each be fitted with two PASEO XLR sights. …

Read More »