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MTU Aero Engines, Safran Aircraft Engines, and ITP Aero came to an overall agreement on the cooperation to provide a jointly developed, produced and supported engine to power the Next-Generation Fighter (NGF), which is a core element of FCAS (Future Combat Air System).
Europe’s Next-Generation Fighter (NGF) within the FCAS program takes a decisive step forward as MTU Aero Engines and Safran Aircraft Engines finalized their collaboration agreement by creating a 50/50 joint company. The new entity, called EUMET GmbH (derived from European Military Engine Team), will be based in Munich and will be headed by a Safran-nominated Chief Executive Officer.
The governments of France and Germany have awarded Dassault Aviation, Airbus, together with their partners Safran, MTU Aero Engines, MBDA and Thales, the initial framework contract (Phase 1A), which launches the demonstrator phase for the Future Combat Air System (FCAS)…
The FCAS (Future Combat Air System) program takes a major step ahead: Safran Aircraft Engines and MTU Aero Engines settled the details concerning their eye-level partnership to develop the engine of the next-generation European fighter aircraft NGF.
In the presence of the French and German Ministers of Defense, respectively Florence Parly and Ursula von der Leyen, Safran and MTU Aero Engines today officially announced their partnership to jointly lead the development, the production and the after-sales support activities of the new engine that will power the next generation combat aircraft, as part of the Franco-German Future Combat Air System (FCAS).