Safran Vectronix AG

Innovation

Swiss Engineering

Innovation at Safran Vectronix

Innovation plays a major role at Safran group. Essential to our competitiveness, it enables us to offer top electro-optical products as well as modules in each of our business sectors – defense, security, system integration – while also reducing development time and cost.

To support our strategy, we invest considerable human and financial resources in research & development. Innovation is also a state of mind, expressed through the sharing of expertise, based on a large number of partnerships and a dynamic, successful employee-driven innovation initiative.

Technical Know-How

Vectronix is an established leader in the development and manufacture of integrated handheld, mounted, module, and precision systems for observation, detection, geo-positioning, and targeting. Our core competencies lie in electro-optics, laser rangefinding, and northfinding technologies, night vision technology, software development and systems integration. Vectronix supports the requirements of defence and law enforcement as well as industrial and commercial markets.

Technical Know-How at Safran Vectronix

Day

  • Optics
  • Electromechanics
  • Digital Image Processing

Night

  • Infrared Technology
  • Image Intensification
  • Fusion
  • Digital Imaging Processing

Range

  • Eyesafe Laser Rangefinding
  • Rangefinding
  • Optics
  • Optoelectronics

Observation

  • Magnetic Northfinding
  • Nonmagnetic Northfinding
  • Interoperability

Innovation at Safran Group

Safran is a leading international high-technology group

Safran has three core businesses: Aerospace, Defense and Security. Operating wordwide, the group has over 70,000 employees and generated sales of 17.4 billion Euros in 2015.

Through its global presence, Safran not only enhances competitiveness, it also builds industrial and commercial relations with the world’s leading prime contractors and operators, while providing fast, local service to customers around the world at the same time. Whether working alone or in partnership, Safran holds world and European leadership positions in its core markets.

Key Facts – Safran Global Group

  • Ranked among Top 100 global innovators by Thomson Reuters
  • European leader in optronic systems
  • World’s leading manufacturer of single-aisle commercial jet engines
  • 12 % of consolidated revenues invested in R&D
  • Over 70,000 employees in more than 60 countries
  • Global portfolio comprising 26,000 patents
Safran is the World’s leading manufacturer of single-aisle commercial jet engines
Ranked among Top 100 global innovators by Thomson Reuters
Global portfolio comprising 26,000 patents

01 | 03Safran is the World’s leading manufacturer of single-aisle commercial jet engines

02 | 03Ranked among Top 100 global innovators by Thomson Reuters

03 | 03Global portfolio comprising 26,000 patents

Innovation at Safran Group

Safran innovates to develop tomorrow's technologies, products and services for the aerospace, defense and security markets.