PRTODAY / NewswireToday Free press release distribution service network

Written by / Agency / Source: Safran Group

Check Ads Availability|e-mail Article


Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!

Safran and Astrium Sign Production Contracts for Propulsion Systems on Latest Batch of Ariane 5 Launchers - Astrium signed contracts with Snecma (Safran) and Europropulsion for the production of the cryogenic rocket engines (liquid oxygen and hydrogen) and solid rocket motors for 18 new Ariane 5 launchers
Safran and Astrium Sign Production Contracts for Propulsion Systems on Latest Batch of Ariane 5 Launchers

 

NewswireToday - /newswire/ - Paris, Ile de France, France, 2013/12/18 - Astrium signed contracts with Snecma (Safran) and Europropulsion for the production of the cryogenic rocket engines (liquid oxygen and hydrogen) and solid rocket motors for 18 new Ariane 5 launchers. PAR: SAF | SAFRAN

   
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Manufacturing/Robotics Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

These contracts extend the agreements signed by Astrium and Safran in 2009 for the production of propulsion system and equipment on the PB batch of 35 Ariane 5 launchers.

Snecma will deliver 18 Vulcain®2 rocket engines for the cryogenic main stage, plus 13 HM7B cryogenic engines for the upper stage on Ariane 5 ECA launchers, and equipment for the propulsion systems on these two stages.

"With this agreement, Snecma and its European partners can ensure the continued production of Ariane 5 engines until the end of 2018," noted David Quancard, director of Snecma’s Space Engines division.

This is also a major order for the Safran companies specializing in solid propulsion, namely Herakles (Safran), Europropulsion, Pyroalliance, and Regulus, because it covers not only the production of 36 motors for Ariane 5, but also the supply of raw materials and pyrotechnic equipment for these launchers. Europropulsion is a 50-50 subsidiary of Safran and Avio. Pyroalliance is a joint subsidiary of Herakles (85%), Avio (10%) and Astrium (5%), while Regulus is a joint subsidiary of Avio (60%) and Safran (40%).

"This contract ensures the continuing success of the world’s most reliable launcher, and also gives Herakles and our partners the opportunity to contribute to the future development of the Ariane 5 launcher within an increasingly competitive market," said Thierry Francou, director of Herakles’ Space Business Unit.

The new launchers will be delivered from 2017 to 2019.

Safran (safran-group.com) is a leading international high-technology group with three core businesses: Aerospace (propulsion and equipment), Defence and Security. Operating worldwide, the Group has 62,500 employees and generated sales of 13.6 billion euros in 2012. Working alone or in partnership, Safran holds world or European leadership positions in its core markets. The Group invests heavily in Research & Development to meet the requirements of changing markets, including expenditures of 1.6 billion Euros in 2012. Safran is listed on NYSE Euronext Paris and is part of the CAC40 index.

Snecma is the European leader in cryogenic propulsion and Number 2 worldwide, as the prime contractor for cryogenic propulsion systems on Ariane launchers. Herakles is a world leader in solid propulsion, and a recognized specialist in thermostructural composites (light, high-temperature-resistant products)

Contact Analystes et Investisseurs
Peter Campbell
T: +33(0)1 40 60 35 96 - E: peter.campbell[.]safran.fr.

Frédéric Lucand
T: +33(0)1 40 60 82 19 - E: frederic.lucand[.]safran.fr.

 
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Manufacturing/Robotics Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

Written by / Agency / Source: Safran Group

 
 

Availability: All Regions (Including Int'l)

 

Traffic Booster: [/] Quick Newswire Today Visibility Checker

 

Distribution / Indexing: [+] / [Company listed above is a registered member of our network. Content made possible by PRZOOM / PRTODAY indexing services]

 
 
# # #
 
 
  Your Banner Ad showing on ALL
Manufacturing/Robotics articles,
CATCH Visitors via Your Competitors Announcements!


Safran and Astrium Sign Production Contracts for Propulsion Systems on Latest Batch of Ariane 5 Launchers

Company website links NOT available to basic submissions
It is OK to republish and/or LINK any newswire for any legitimate media purpose as long as you name Newswire Today and LINK as the source.
 
  Is this your article?
Activate ALL web links and social stream by Upgrading to Press Release PREMIUM Plan Now!

Safran Group | Astrium
Publisher Contact: Catherine Malek - Safran.fr 
+33(0)1 40 60 80 28 catherine.malek[.]safran.fr
 
Newswire Today - PRZOOM / PRTODAY disclaims any content contained in this article. If you need/wish to contact the company who published the current release, you will need to contact them - NOT us. Issuers of articles are solely responsible for the accuracy of their content. Our complete disclaimer appears here.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Issuance, publication or distribution of this press release in certain jurisdictions could be subject to restrictions. The recipient of this press release is responsible for using this press release and the information herein in accordance with the applicable rules and regulations in the particular jurisdiction. This press release does not constitute an offer or an offering to acquire or subscribe for any Safran Group securities in any jurisdiction including any other companies listed or named in this release.

Manufacturing/Robotics via RSSAdd NewswireToday - PRZOOM Headline News to FeedBurner
Find who RetweetFollow @NewswireTODAY



Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!


Read Latest Articles From Safran Group / Company Profile


Read Manufacturing/Robotics Most Recent Related Newswires:

PPG Initiates Global Restructuring, Targeting $125 Million in Annual Savings
Local Manufacturing Offers Strong Growth Opportunities in the Thriving Nigeria and South Africa Cement Additives Markets Reports Frost & Sullivan
BASF Expands Automotive Refinish Coatings Manufacturing to Asia Pacific
Alstom’s South African JV Gibela Successfully Handed Over to PRASA The First X’Trapolis Mega
Neptune Lines Reduces Fuel Consumption and Emissions with Hempaguard
BASF Launches Ucrete MF40AS Industrial Flooring System on the European Market
Raritan Unveils Intelligent Cabinet Concept in Collaboration with Legrand Data Communications At Gartner Conference
Beretta Continues Global Celebration of its 490th Anniversary with Unveiling of One-of-a-Kind Shotgun in New York City
LANXESS Virkon S Proven to Kill Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Strains
BASF to Offer Tailor-made Product Innovation At European Coatings Show
Nexans to Drive Sustainable Transportation At its Annual Technical Conference
Tripp Lite Introduces A New Series of Pre-assembled 40 Gb to 10 Gb Breakout Fiber Patch Panels
Borealis and Asmidal Sign Memorandum of Understanding to Jointly Evaluate Opportunities for Melamine Production in Algeria
SCHOTT’s New Ultra-Thin Glass is the Thinnest, Toughest, Most Eco-Friendly Glass for Consumer Electronics
Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Supplies PTB with Leitz PMM-G

Boost Your Social Network
& Crowdfunding Campaigns


LIFETIME SOCIAL MEDIA WALL
NewswireToday Celebrates 10 Years in Business


PREMIUM Members


Visit  JobsWare.com

Visit  La Bella Bakery Artisan Bakery Arizona





 
  ©2016 Newswire Today — Limelon Advertising, Co.
Home | About | Advertise/Pricing | Contact | Investors | Privacy/TOS | Sitemap | FRANCAIS
newswire, PR free press releases distribution service magazines engine news alert newsroom press room breaking news public relations articles company news alerts newswiredistribution ezine bizentrepreneur biznewstoday digital business report market search pr firms agencies reports distri-bution today investor relation successful internet entrepreneurs newswire distribution prtoday.com freenewswiredistribution asianewstoday bizwiretoday USA pr UK today - NOT affiliated with PRNewswire as we declined their partnership offer in 2013
 
PRTODAY & NewswireTODAY are NOT affiliated with USA TODAY (usatoday.com)