Safran Landing Systems designs, manufactures and supports the landing gear of the Typhoon.
Eurofighter Typhoon, with its extreme agility and high maneuverability, delivers affordable air-to-air / air-to-ground, swing-role capability, designed to meet the operational demands of the air forces of the four partner nations: the United Kingdom, Germany, Italy and Spain.
Safran Landing Systems was selected by Airbus Group to lead a consortium of representative companies from the European partner nations in the design and supply of landing gear systems, equipment and integration, comprising of the main and nose landing gears, retraction actuators, gear uplocks, landing gear bay door actuators and door locks. Safran Landing Systems' partners are Liebherr-Aerospace Lindenberg (Germany), Compania Espanola de Sistemas Aeronauticos (CESA - Spain) and Magnaghi Aeronautica SpA (Italy).
In addition to the management activity, Safran Landing Systems is responsible for the detailed design, development, testing and manufacture of the main landing gear structure.