Sagem is a high-tech company in the SAFRAN Group. It is a world or European leader in solutions and services in optronics, avionics, electronics and critical software for the civilian and military markets. Sagem is the European No. 1 and worldwide No.3 in INSs for aeronautic, naval and land applications. It is also the worldwide No.1 in helicopter flight controls and the European No.1 in optronic and tactical UAV systems.
Present across the globe via the SAFRAN Group’s international network, Sagem and its subsidiaries employ 6000 people in Europe and the US.
Optronics and Defense division
The Optronics and Defense division has the best technologies in the world in terms of optronics systems and equipment for armed and security forces. These are used in airborne, naval and land applications: imagers and infrared and light-intensifying cameras, sights, periscopes, gyrostabilized pods, etc. It also offers militaries advanced solutions in air-land battle space digitization: soldier modernization, vehicle digitization (vetronics), cryptology, UAV systems, etc.
The Avionics division’s know-how in inertial navigation and civilian and military avionics is renowned worldwide. Its navigation, guidance and pointing systems are used in numerous countries’ airplanes, surface ships, submarines, missiles, armored vehicles and land weapon systems. Its avionics equipment and systems – onboard information and piloting systems, cockpit displays, multifunction screens, etc – are in use in the largest airplane and helicopter programs. Lastly, its information and mission preparation systems are used by numerous armed forces.
Safran Electronics division
The Safran Electronics division groups some 1,500 electronics and critical software specialists from the SAFRAN Group, not only for aircraft, but also land and naval platforms. Working for Group companies, this new division develops, produces or buys, and supports printed circuit boards and electronic control units. Its products are used in a number of systems, including landing gear, avionics, navigation, optronics, etc. They are featured on some of today’s most prestigious programs, including the Boeing 787 and Airbus A380 commercial jets, Barracuda submarine, Rafale fighter, NH90 helicopter, A400M military transport, and more.
Last update by Philippe Wodka-Gallien , Fri 8 May 2009