Paris Air Show: Safran and MTU join forces to power next-gen European rotorcraft
Safran and MTU have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to create a 50/50 joint venture to develop a new engine for the European Next Generation Rotorcraft Technologies (ENGRT) project.
Both partners say they are convinced that European armed forces need a new 100% European engine with design maturity and affordable operating and maintenance costs, to power new military helicopter designs to enter service by 2040.
Developing this next-generation engine requires efficient project management and flexible decision-making. MTU and Safran have therefore forged an alliance that will form the core of an extended partnership involving industrial partners from several other European
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