Sagem Sécurité announces Morpho Detection

Paris, 17 September 2009

Sagem Sécurité (Safran Group) announces the creation of Morpho Detection, global leader in explosive detection systems, created from the recently announced partnership between Sagem Sécurité and GE Homeland Protection, subsidiary of General Electric, recently acquired at 81% by Safran.

« We are looking forward to joining the Sagem Sécurité team and further expanding our broad portfolio of industry leading products and services. This partnership demonstrates our commitment to strengthening our global presence for distributing and servicing our predominantly US designed and manufactured products, » said Dennis Cooke, Chairman and CEO of Morpho Detection.

« Thanks to this recent acquisition, Sagem Sécurité immediately spreads its sphere of operation in the border control market. Sagem Sécurité is now capable of proposing one end to end solution to fit all requirements, from identification of people to the scanning of goods prior to traveling. Moving forward we will contribute to the security of countries, airports and people, » said Jean-Paul Jainsky, Chairman and CEO of Sagem Sécurité.

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About Sagem Sécurité

Sagem Sécurité is a high-technology company in the Safran Group. One of the world's leading suppliers of identity systems, Sagem Sécurité focuses on applications including personal rights and flow management, in particular based on biometrics, a sector in which it is the world leader, secure terminals and smart cards. Its integrated systems and equipment are deployed worldwide and contribute to the safety and security of transportation, data, people and states. Sagem Sécurité is present on all continents.

For more information : www.sagem-securite.com | www.safran-group.com

Press Contacts Sagem Sécurité


Nathalie Julien
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Caroline Coudert
Phone: +33 1 58 11 19 47
caroline.coudert@sagem.com