Aircraft today are going increasingly electric, as electrically-driven systems gradually replace the previously used hydraulic and pneumatic systems. This trend also entails a complete revamp of aircraft architecture, which is revolutionizing the aircraft industry. Safran is addressing these changing requirements by consolidating all of its operations concerning aircraft electrical systems within Safran Electrical & Power.
From design and development to production and support, Safran Electrical & Power covers all aspects of aircraft electrical systems, spanning power generation, distribution and conversion, wiring, load management, ventilation and systems integration. It enjoys an unrivaled position in this market, based on a complete range of proven products and expertise in integrated electrical systems, including wiring. With this unique combination of assets, Safran Electrical & Power offers innovative solutions, tailored to the exact needs of each customer. In particular the company has the skills and technologies needed to meet two of today's strategic goals, namely weight savings and greater flight safety.
Safran Electrical & Power is one of the top two companies worldwide in this market, and No. 1 in Europe. It has long been a top-tier partner to the world's leading aircraft manufacturers. For example, it is a supplier on all Boeing and Airbus models, including the 787 Dreamliner and the A380, as well as for many military aircraft, including the Dassault Aviation Rafale fighter and the Boeing KC-46 tanker. The company also supplies the entire electrical distribution system on Embraer's KC-390 military transport, is designing and producing the electrical wiring interconnection system (EWIS) for the main aircraft programs from Airbus and Boeing, and is working on products for a number of business aircraft and helicopters.
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