Monday, February 19, 2018

SAFRAN Helicopter Engines in India


1,000 Safran rotorcraft engines delivered for Indian market  Including 300 TM333 and 350 Shakti produced in India
India’s armed forces are one of the largest operators of Safran-designed helicopter engines.
Safran has been selected to power all subsequent HAL-developed rotorcrafts.
 Demand for 1,000 rotorcraft during the coming 10 years, for both civil and military rotorcraft.

Shakti / Ardiden 1

1,400 shp engine designed to power single-engine rotorcraft
Selected for HAL’s Dhruv and Light Combat Helicopter (LCH)
Certified in 2009
350 units jointly produced by HAL and Safran in India
Ardiden 1U derivative selected to power LUH
EASA certification under process in due time for aircraft qualification.


2,500 to 3,000+ shp engines Aneto family.

A complete family. Several models to address market requirement for new super medium and heavy helicopters.
Increased mission capabilities and low operating costs.
Tech 3000 technogical demonstrator New designs and technologies gradually incorporated in the family, depending on power requirements and EIS, and capable of delivering up to 15 % better fuel economy.
Selected by Leonardo to power AW189K First flight in March 2017, EIS end of 2018.


Inaugurated in October 2016

Located in Goa, southwest India
2017: Start of operation on civil activity 
2018: Military operation on field by February. 3 Maintenance Centers (Bangalore, Pathankot, Missamari) will be operational.
Goa facility ready by 2019, and will provide maintenance repair and overhaul (MRO) services for TM333 and Shakti engines installed on HAL-built helicopters


5620 employees worldwide
1 out of 3 helicopter engines sold in the world is Safran . There are 2,500 customers in 155 countries and 18,200 engines in service
Revenue at Euro 1,3 billion (2016) . 708 engines produced (2016) . 1,500 engines repaired (2016)
A Safran-powered helicopter takes off every 9 seconds, somewhere in the world.