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Safran Helicopter Engines India – Bangalore

Representative office

Safran Helicopter Engines India (SHEI), based in Bangalore, India, is fully dedicated and committed to supporting our Indian partner HAL (Hindustan Aeronautics Limited) as well as the Indian Armed Forces and Coast Guard. SHEI also supports all products and programs of Safran Power Units (SPU) in India and is working closely with Indian DRDO labs.

Safran Helicopter Engines India is managed by Jetendra Gavankar and supports all business functions including engineering support to our customers.

N°2727, 80 Ft. Road 3rd floor HAL 3rd Stage 560075 Indira Nagar, Bangalore

India

12° 58' 18" N , 77° 39' 22" E
years
60

Safran has been present in India for over 60 years in all three of its core markets - aerospace, defense, and security.

local employees
2,500

With a workforce of more than 2,500 local employees, it undertakes activities ranging from design and R&D to production and maintenance.

of engines/equipments
65 %

Safran now powers and/or equips 65% of India's airplanes and helicopters.

Our partnership with Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL)

Safran is the leading supplier of helicopter engines to HAL, with 1,500 units in service with the Indian Armed Forces. Shakti is installed on ALH/Dhruv variants including Rudra and has also been selected to power the Light Combat Helicopter (LCH). The Ardiden 1U variant powers the new Light Utility Helicopter (LUH), It was certified by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (India) in July 2021.

Our partnership with Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL)

Helicopter LCH (Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd) - Aero India 2019

⬅️ Partnering HAL since 6 decades

 

Safran is the leading supplier of helicopter engines to HAL, with 1,500 units in service with the Indian Armed Forces. Shakti is installed on ALH/Dhruv variants including Rudra and has also been selected to power the Light Combat Helicopter (LCH). The Ardiden 1U variant powers the new Light Utility Helicopter (LUH), It was certified by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (India) in July 2021.

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