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FADEC M88 - Full Authority Digital Engine Control unit of the Rafale M88 engine

Combat proven, this Full Authority Digital Engine Control equips the M88 engine fleet powering the Rafale combat aircraft. A major functional overhaul is currently underway to offer the best technological solutions for the Rafale Standard 4.

Integrated engine maintenance function

Latest standard of cyber security

Maximum efficiency in harsh environment

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engine controls in service within the international armed forces
Assembly of Engine Control Units for M88

A new generation of engine control dedicated to the Rafale Standard 4 and the future military engine

As part of the Rafale Standard 4, a new generation of the M88 engine control unit is currently under development. It integrates the latest technologies developed by Safran R&T experts to enhance maintenance and scalability functionalities of engine control units. The standard 4 engine control is the first one to be certified to the latest cyber security standards

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A proven expertise

The world leader in full authority digital engine controls for civil and military aviation, Safran Electronics & Defense relies on its 35+ years of expertise in design, production and support of FADEC systems, alone or via its joint ventures with GE and BAE Systems. Our FADECs ensure a high level of safety and performance for optimum engine operations.

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