Safran SA engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of aircraft, defense and communication equipment and technologies. It operates through the following business segments: Aerospace Propulsion, Aircraft Equipment, Defence, Security, and Holding Company and Other. The Aerospace Propulsion segment designs, develops, produces, and markets propulsion systems for commercial aircraft, military transport, training and combat aircraft, rocket engines, civil and military helicopters, tactical missiles and drones. The Aircraft Equipment segment specializes in mechanical, hydromechanical and electromechanical equipment. The Defence segment includes all businesses serving naval, land, and aviation defence industries. The Security segment provides solutions developed by Group to increase the safety and security of travel, critical infrastructure, electronic transactions, and individuals. The Holding Company and Other segment handles the company's activities and holding companies in various countries. The company was founded on August 16, 1924 and is headquartered in Paris, France.