Societe Nationale d'Etude et de Construction de Moteurs d'Aviation

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Société Nationale d'Étude et de Construction de Moteurs d'Aviation or SNÉCMA is one of the world's leading aerospace corporations, specialized in propulsion, equipment and associated services. The name is roughly translated as "National Company for the Study and Construction of Aviation Engines." The group is divided into two core businesses, propulsion and equipment.

SNÉCMA's shareholding structure is thus:

SNÉCMA is merging with French defense conglomerate SAGEM to form SAFRAN. The new company is to operate four major divisions; defence, aerospace, propulsion and communications. The merger will bring the combined group's public ownership to 74%.

Propulsion

Working alone or in international partnerships, Snecma is among the European and world leaders in aircraft and rocket propulsion. The main companies of the propulsion group include;

  • Snecma Moteurs
    • Commerical
    • Military
    • Space
  • Turbomeca
    • Turboshaft engines for helicopters
    • Jet engines for training and support aircraft
    • Turbines for missiles and drones
  • Snecma Services
    • Jet engine maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services
  • Techspace Aero
    • Components for aircraft and rocket engines
  • Snecma Propulsion Solide
    • Solid rocket motors for launchers, strategic and tactical missiles
    • Thermostructural composite materials

Equipment

  • Messier-Dowty
    • Landing gear design, manufacture and support.
  • Globe Motors
    • Electric motors and actuators for aerospace and other industries
  • Hispano-Suiza
    • Mechanical, hydraulic, electronic and electrical equipment
  • Hurel-Hispano
    • Engine Nacelles
    • Thrust reversers
    • Aerostructures and composite aero-engine parts
  • Messier-Bugatti
    • Wheels and carbon brakes
    • Braking control and hydraulic systems.
  • Labinal
    • Electrical wiring
  • Cinch
    • Interconnetion products for aerospace and other industries


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