Safran kicks off first collaborative efforts on rocket propulsion R&D. 


Safran opens an office in Moscow.


Larzac engine offered for the MiG-AT trainer, and will power several prototypes.


Signature of an agreement with PJSC «UEC-Saturn» for the manufacture of CFM56 parts in Russia.


Arrius turboshaft engine chosen to power the Russian Helicopters' Ka-226T.

Safran and PJSC «UEC-Saturn» kick off the joint development of an engine for the new regional jet to be built by Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company. 

Creation of the Smartec design bureau. 


Sukhoi selects the SaM146 engine proposed by Safran and NPO Saturn for the new Sukhoi Superjet 100 regional jet. 


Creation of a joint venture, PowerJet, to conduct the SaM146 engine program, including design, production, sales and support.

Safran landing gear chosen for the Sukhoi Superjet 100.  

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Inauguration of VolgAero, a joint venture formed to make parts for the SaM146, CFM56 and LEAP engines.

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Creation of a joint venture to operate the engines open-air test bench in Poluevo (Yaroslavl region), the only test rig of this kind in Europe.

Engines open-air test bench (OATB) in Poluevo



Sukhoi SuperJet 100 First Flight

Sukhoi SuperJet 100 First Flight



Launch of a joint program with Russian Helicopters to develop an engine for the Ka-226T helicopter.


Safran and Rostec sign Memorandum of Understanding to bolster collaboration between the two countries' aeronautical industries.


Safran Electronics & Defense and ITT / Rosoboronexport create a joint venture, RS Alliance, to develop inertial navigation systems for defense.

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