SAINT-CLOUD, FRANCE--(Marketwire - Sep 12, 2012) - SAINT-CLOUD CEDEX 300
ILA Berlin Air Show (Germany), September 12, 2012 - Dassault
entered into an agreement together with 13 leading aerospace industry
with a letter of intent to cooperate on a "Clean Sky 2" programme.
extension of the European Commission's (EC) "Clean Sky" Joint
Initiative, the industry would invest jointly with the EU a total of
billion over seven years on transport research in the frame of Clean Sky 2.
Clean Sky 2 will build a bridge towards the targets of 'Flightpath 2050'
new ACARE Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda. These targets
reduction of air transport CO2 emissions per mission by as much as 75
2050, and of the perceived noise of aircrafts by 65%.
Dassault Aviation is currently playing a leading role with its partners
seven-year Clean Sky research programme. Dassault Aviation's key
the implementation of an integrated Eco design process, is progressing
Clean Sky 2 will take the industry's collaborative research to the next
prepare for a new wave of technologies.
"The Clean Sky JTI initiative has been proved to be a key initiative
development and validation of innovative technologies for business
particular enabling significant reductions of perceived noise. Dassault
is welcoming the Clean Sky 2 programme to build on the success of
cooperative research in Clean Sky and introduce the next generation
set" said Bruno Stoufflet, VP for R&T.
As part of the agreement, Clean Sky 2 would become incorporated in the
"Horizon 2020" programme, to run from 2014 to 2020. This LoI also
European industry's commitment to align its strengths and to
increase investment in European R&T through Clean Sky 2. This
importance of strong and continued investment and co-operation to
appropriately to the future challenges of air traffic.
About DASSAULT AVIATION
In the past sixty years Dassault Aviation has delivered more than 8000
military aircraft to 75 countries, logging some 20 million flight hours to
and is one of the few aerospace manufacturers mastering the technologies of
complete range of combat aircraft, such as the Rafale while being a world
in the field of business jets, with the Falcon family.
This unique worldwide experience has allowed Dassault Aviation to build up
considerable expertise in the design, development, production, sale and
of all types of aircraft and a recognized and demonstrated know-how,
operational solutions as well as a pragmatic and dynamic approach to
Within the frame of a step-by-step approach initiated several years ago,
know-how in the field of systems technologies and airborne vectors allow
company to propose the best cost-efficient solutions to the users.
Thanks to a pragmatic approach in its partnerships, Dassault Aviation has
able to establish a wide cooperation network with other companies, which is
only optimized for the success of today's programmes, but also contributing
the synergy of tomorrow's defence industries .
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