With more than 8,000 military and civil aircraft delivered to more than 90 countries over the past 60 years, and having logged nearly 28 million flight hours to date, Dassault Aviation is one of the few aerospace manufacturers mastering the technologies of the complete range of aircraft, from the Rafale fighter to the Falcon range of high-end business jets, as well as military unmanned air systems.
This unique worldwide experience has allowed DASSAULT AVIATION to build up considerable expertise in the design, development, production, sale and support of all types of aircraft and a recognized and demonstrated know-how, innovative operational solutions as well as a pragmatic and dynamic approach to cooperation.
Within the frame of a step-by-step approach initiated several years ago, its know-how in the field of systems technologies and airborne vectors allow the company to propose the best cost-efficient solutions to the users. Thanks to a pragmatic approach in its partnerships, DASSAULT AVIATION has been able to establish a wide cooperation network with other companies, which is not only optimized for the success of today’s programmes, but is also contributing to the synergy of tomorrow’s defence industries.
In 2015, Dassault Aviation reported revenues of €4.20 billion. The company has almost 12,000 employees. In 2016, Dassault Aviation is celebrating the first centennial of its history, which started in 1916 with Marcel Dassault and the Éclair propeller.