Safran is an international high-technology group and tier-1 supplier of systems and equipment in the
Aerospace and Defense markets. Operating worldwide, the Group has nearly 58.000 employees and
generated sales of 15.8 billion euros in 2016. The Group invests in Research & Development to meet
the requirements of changing markets, including expenditures of 1.7 billion euros in 2016. Working
alone or in partnership, Safran holds world or European leadership positions in its core markets.
Safran develops, produces and sells engines and propulsion systems for civil and military fixed and
rotary-wing aircraft, as well as a wide range of aircraft equipment.
No.1 worldwide in single-aisle commercial jet engines (in partnership with GE), helicopter turbine
engines, landing gear, wheels and carbon brakes (mainline commercial jets with over 100 seats),
electrical wiring interconnection systems for aerospace, power transmissions (mainline commercial
jets with over 100 seats), helicopter flight controls, engine control systems for commercial jets (in
partnership with BAE Systems).
Operating in the optronic, inertial guidance, electronics and safety-critical software markets, Safran
offers today’s armed forces a complete range of optronic, navigation and optical systems and
equipment for use in the air, on land and at sea.
No.1 in Europe optronics systems, inertial navigation, tactical drones.
Safran is a world leader in the space industry. It offers systems and equipment for launch vehicles and
satellites, while ArianeGroup* designs and produces the European launchers Ariane 5 and Ariane 6,
marketed by its subsidiary Arianespace. Safran is also producing high-performance optics.
World leading provider of commercial launches into geostationary orbit within ArianeGroup*, plasma
propulsion for satellites, high-performance optics.
*A 50/50 joint company between Safran and Airbus.