SAGEMSagem is a high-tech company in the SAFRAN Group. It is a World or European leader in solutions and services in optronics, avionics, electronics and critical software for the civilian and military markets. Sagem is the European No. 1 and worldwide No.3 in INSs for aeronautic, naval and land applications. It is also the worldwide No.1 in helicopter flight controls and the European No.1 in optronic and tactical UAV systems.
Present across the globe via the SAFRAN Group's international network, Sagem and its subsidiaries employ 6000 people in Europe and the US.
Optronics and Defense division
The Optronics and Defense division has the best technologies in the world in terms of optronics systems and equipment for armed and security forces. These are used in airborne, naval and land applications: imagers and infrared and light-intensifying cameras, sights, periscopes, gyrostabilized pods, etc. It also offers militaries advanced solutions in air-land battle space digitization: soldier modernization, vehicle digitization (vetronics), cryptology, UAV systems, etc.

ESAEuropean Space Agency (ESA) is Europe's gateway to space. Its mission is to shape the development of Europe's space capability and ensure that investment in space continues to deliver benefits to the citizens of Europe and the world.
ESA is an international organisation with 18 Member States. By coordinating the financial and intellectual resources of its members, it can undertake programmes and activities far beyond the scope of any single European country.

THALESThales is a leading defence contractor and a major player in civil and commercial markets around the world. Its businesses are organised by market segment – Aerospace & Space, Defence and Security – and operate as a single organisation, sharing advanced technologies and drawing on complementary capabilities to meet the specific requirements of each customer.
Thales benefits of an advanced technology expertise in the fields of optronics, image processing and complex systems.The Group is a supplier of electro-optical systems and equipment, providing high technology defense products for land, sea and air applications.

ONERAOnera, First Aerospace Research Player in France
Onera (Office National d'Etudes et Recherches Aérospatiales) is the French Aerospace Research Center. It is a public research establishment, with both industrial and commercial responsibilities, reporting to the French Ministry of Defense and enjoying financial independence. With 2,000 employees, including 1,500 scientists, engineers and technicians, the expertise of ONERA covers all the scientific disciplines involved in aircraft, spacecraft, turbomachinery and missile design. It makes ONERA an essential partner in the French and European aeronautics and space community.
Its main missions are:

ONERA is one of the key figures in optronics research in Europe and is a major player in all areas of the optronics sector from individual components to the architecture of complex optronic systems. The Theoretical and Applied Optics Department (DOTA) carries out research in all areas of optics that have potential applications to aeronautics, space and military systems.

MBDAMBDA, a world leader in missiles and missile systems, is a multi-national group with employees in France, the United Kingdom, Italy and Germany.
The group is capable of designing and producing missiles and missile systems to meet the whole range of current and future operational requirements for the three armed forces (army, navy, air force).
The mastery of cutting-edge technologies is not only an advantage for MBDA in successfully developing and producing new products. It is also a means of guaranteeing customers that innovations can be made to existing products during their life span in order to meet constantly changing specifications arising from increasingly complex engagement scenarios.

CILAS For over 40 years, the company CILAS has developed recognised expertise in laser and optical technologies. Today, CILAS develops, industrialises and markets a wide range of products and systems using these high technologies.
Defence and civil and military security, scientific and industrial instrumentation, cutting-edge optical components and major scientific laser programmes are its main markets.

CNESThe "Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales" (CNES) is the government agency responsible for shaping and implementing France's space policy in Europe.
CNES is a pivotal player in Europe's space programme, and a major source of initiatives and proposals that aim to maintain France and Europe's competitive edge.
It conceives and executes space programmes with its partners in the scientific community and industry, and is closely involved in many international cooperation programmes.
Through its ability to innovate and its forward-looking vision, CNES is helping to foster new technologies that will benefit society as a whole, focusing on access to space, civil applications of space, sustainable development, science and technology research, security and defence.