Navigation & Timing

Navigation and Timing is a portfolio of solutions and components from Safran Electronics and Defense subsidiaries, including time servers, GNSS simulators, atomic clocks, gyroscopes, and inertial navigation systems.

We offer our customers access to all the technology needed for resilient PNT data, with unparalleled support, and the brightest minds in the world working to hack the problems defense and critical infrastructure customers around the world face. When the integrity of your time and location data cannot be compromised, when the mission is critical, you can trust Navigation and Timing solutions from Safran to protect and ensure resilience.


Safran Electronics & Defense ensures the technological superiority and resilience of forces to preserve nations’ sovereignty. We meet their operational needs in terms of navigation and signal integrity on all platforms, on land, at sea and in the air. Our solutions support critical operations and ensure mission continuity, in extreme conditions and uncertain environments. High performance is not only a requirement, but a necessity: we made it our driving ambition.



  • Safran Trusted 4D

    At the intersection of critical infrastructure and national defense, Safran Trusted 4D solutions govern and protect the integrity of systems that shape the world.

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  • Safran Electronics & Defense

    Our high-tech solutions in optronics, avionics, electronics and critical software for both civil and military markets spans land, naval, aeronautical and space applications. Every day, our know-how allows operational to observe, decide and guide, all over the world.

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  • Safran Federal Systems

    Safran Federal Systems operates as a proxy-regulated company, Free of Foreign Ownership, Control, or Influence (FOCI). As such, Safran Federal Systems is approved to work on the full spectrum of U.S. Government classified and unclassified projects and is positioned to support strategic partnerships in the development of key PNT technologies for the defense market.

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  • Safran Sensing Technologies

    Safran Sensing Technologies designs and manufactures high-precision tactical grade accelerometers, gyro modules and inertial measurements units (IMU) for demanding applications in the Defense, Aerospace, Industrial, and Commercial markets. The company serves a global customer base with ITAR-free solutions utilized in a wide range of applications.

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  • Syrlinks

    Syrlinks designs, develops and manufactures radiocommunication and radiofrequency products and systems for 4 business areas: space, defense, security and time-frequency. Syrlinks manufactures robust, miniature and high performance products for all its customers worldwide.

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Timing & Sync


  • Timing & Synchronization

    Defense and commercial industries worldwide need precision timing to support critical network operations. Network accuracy, security, compliance, and best practices all require the resilient time synchronization provided by Safran’s portfolio of network time servers & solutions.

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  • GNSS Simulation

    Skydel is the world’s leading software-based simulation platform, ready to work wherever you are. From home offices to research labs to automotive manufacturing to defense, Skydel is ready to meet your simulation and testing needs with turn-key hardware solutions or, an industry first, a BYOH (Bring-Your-Own-Hardware) option.

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  • Atomic Clocks & Oscillators

    Safran is a world leader in high-end crystal, rubidium, maser and integrated GPS/GNSS clocks, as well as related testing instrument technologies for space missions that rely on high precision atomic clock technology.

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  • Anti Jamming and Anti Spoofing Technology

    Now more than ever, it’s critical to protect military systems from the threat of signal jamming and spoofing using interference detection and mitigation.

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  • MEMS Accelerometers

    Our MEMS capacitive accelerometers are based on a bulk micro-machined silicon element, specifically designed for highest stability, low noise and extreme reliability. We address a wide range of applications in the most demanding markets: inertial, vibration, high temperature, seismic.

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  • IMUs

    Our Inertial Measurement Units offer our customers compact and cost effective solutions while maintaining high performance and accuracy requirements.

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  • MEMS Gyroscopes

    We design and manufacture highly precise MEMS Gyroscopes for demanding industries and applications.

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  • Inertial Navigation Units

    Use our actuators to change attitude, use our telemetry tools and inertial navigation systems to establish, follow or change a trajectory, drive movement with our plasma thrusters, use our seekers and sighting systems to hit an objective.

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