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Airbus Helicopters Inc. awards On-Target Quality Performance to Safran Electronics & Defense, Avionics USA, LLC.

Grand Prairie, Texas, February 6, 2018

Safran Electronics & Defense, Avionics USA, LLC. has earned the "Best On-Target Quality Performance 2017" award from Airbus Helicopters Inc. as a supplier of autopilot equipment for the UH-72 Lakota program. 

Airbus Helicopters Inc. awards On-Target Quality Performance to Safran Electronics & Defense, Avionics USA, LLC.
All 286 autopilot units for the UH-72A Lakota rotorcraft fleet were delivered by Safran Electronics & Defense, Avionics USA, LLC., with zero defects.

The performance criteria for the award, as defined by Airbus Helicopters, considers the percentage of defective parts against the total quantity of parts delivered. Safran Electronics & Defense, Avionics USA, LLC. successfully delivered all 286 autopilot units with zero defects. 

"Safran was recognized for providing Airbus Helicopters with "first-time-right" products in continued support of their commercial and military helicopter fleets and customer base," said Christian Rabl, Director Supply Chain Quality and Supplier Development for North America at Airbus Helicopters Inc. "Safran's high quality performance rating demonstrates a true partnership between the companies. Airbus Helicopters congratulates Safran on their efforts and on this award." 

This award spotlights the dedication of Safran Electronics & Defense, Avionics USA, LLC. to provide its customers with exceptional service, quality and on-time delivery of avionics equipment.

Safran is an international high-technology group and tier-1 supplier of systems and equipment in the Aerospace and Defense markets. Operating worldwide, Safran has nearly 58,000 employees and generated sales of 15.8 billion euros in 2016. Safran is listed on the Euronext Paris stock exchange, and its share is part of the CAC 40 and Euro Stoxx 50 indices.

Safran Electronics & Defense is a world leader in optronics, avionics, electronics and critical software for both civil and defense applications. The company's products are deployed worldwide on more than 500 ships, 7,000 armored vehicles and 10,000 aircraft. Safran Electronics & Defense, Avionics USA, LLC, specialized in avionics for civil and military aircraft, is based in Dallas metro area, Texas.

For more information : www.safran-group.com and www.safran-electronics-defense.com / Follow @Safran, @SafranElecDef and @SafranEDA on Twitter

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