Vysokotochnye Kompleksy and Safran sign agreement on thermal imagers purchases

MAKS aviation and space salon, Zhukovsky airport (Moscow region),
August 28th, 2013.

Today at the MAKS aerospace show, Vysokotochnye Kompleksy (High Precision Systems), a Rostec State Corporation company, and Safran signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).
The MoU was signed by the Chairman and CEO of Safran Mr. Jean-Paul Herteman and CEO of Vysokotochnye Kompleksy Mr. Alexander Denisov.

This MoU confirms the confidence of NPO Vysokotochnye Kompleksy in high-performance thermal imagers produced by Sagem (a Safran Group company) and secures further orders of thermal imagers starting this autumn.

The partnership between Safran and NPO Vysokotochnye Kompleksy is the fruit of more than ten years of collaboration between the two of its companies – Sagem and Instrument Design Bureau (KBP), leveraging their complementary skills and outstanding technologies. The extremely competitive solutions offered by KBP and Sagem have led to a number of business wins in both Russia and international markets, and has also generated several opportunities reflecting the strong potential of their partnership.

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Sagem a high-tech company of Safran, holds world or European leadership positions in optronics, avionics, electronics and safety-critical software for both civil and military markets. Sagem is the No. 1 company in Europe and No. 3 worldwide for inertial navigation systems (INS) used in air, land and naval applications. It is also the world leader in helicopter flight controls and the European leader in optronics and tactical UAV systems. Operating across the globe through the Safran group, Sagem and its subsidiaries employ 7,500 people in Europe, Southeast Asia and North America. Sagem is the commercial name of the company Sagem Défense Sécurité.

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