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Safran, MTU Aero Engines join forces for next-generation European fighter engine


Wednesday, 6 Feb 2019 

Feb 6 (Reuters) - Safran SA ::* In the presence of the French and German Ministers of Defense, respectively Florence Parly and Ursula von der Leyen, Safran and MTU Aero Engines announced their partnership to jointly lead the development of the new engine that will power the next generation combat aircraft, as part of the Franco-German Future Combat Air System (FCAS)..* The aircraft will enter into service by 2040 to complement the current generation of Eurofighter and Rafale fighter aircraft.* Safran Aircraft Engines will take the lead in engine design and integration, and MTU Aero Engines will take the lead in engine services .