Safran SA engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of aircraft, defense and communication equipment and technologies. It operates through the following segments: Aerospace Propulsion, Aircraft Equipment, Defense, and Security. The Aerospace Propulsion segment develops systems for commercial, training, and combat aircrafts, rocket engines, civil and military helicopters, tactical missiles, and drones. The Aircraft Equipment segment provides hydromechanical and electromechanical equipment, including landing gears, wheels, brakes, and associated systems. The Defense segment provides products for the naval, land, and aviation defense industries, including optronic, avionic, and electronic solutions; and software for civil and defense applications. The Security segment offers travel, infrastructure, electronic transaction, and individual safety and security solutions; and biometric technologies. The company was founded on May 11, 2005 and is headquartered in Paris, France.