SAFRAN USA AT A GLANCE
The Safran Group has been a trusted partner to the U.S. aerospace, defense and security industries for more than four decades, serving prestigious customers that include federal government agencies, branches of the American military and high-profile private sector firms.
Safran provides a wide range of high-technology products for U.S. industry, particularly in the fields of aerospace propulsion, security, aircraft braking and avionics. The company’s largest end-user is the U.S. Department of Defense, with its technologies equipped on such vital military and government platforms as the KC-135R aerial tanker, F-22 Raptor fighter jet, UH-72A Lakota Light Utility Helicopter and Delta IV launch system.
Boeing is the company’s largest single U.S. customer, reflecting a relationship that spans more than three decades. Other manufacturers that count on Safran products from its U.S. and international operations include Bell, Sikorsky, Hawker Beechcraft, Bombardier Aerospace, Airbus, Embraer, Dassault Aviation and Eurocopter.
The Group also offers a broad range of security solutions for U.S. applications, with advanced offerings that cover three important market segments: identification, secure documents and detection.
Safran’s U.S. industrial footprint – Safran’s most extensive outside France – comprises 31 companies and joint ventures, with 58 locations across 22 states.
The strategic vision for this overall presence – along with government relations, business development, strategic marketing and communications – is managed from the Safran USA headquarters located near Washington, D.C. in Arlington, Virginia.
Moving forward, Safran is committed to further expanding its footprint over the long term with new production units, joint ventures and subsidiaries, as well as through the acquisition of local companies.
A trusted partner
For over 40 years, Safran has supported a U.S. customer base that includes the federal government, branches of the American military, private sector companies and more.More
Products and services
Core Safran capabilities for the U.S. market include a broad range of advanced products and services that span the aerospace, defense and security sectors.More
Safran has a significant physical presence in the United States, comprised of 31 companies and joint ventures operating across 58 locations in 22 states.More
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