(Paris, September 17, 2009) -- Sagem Securite (Safran Group) announces the creation of Morpho Detection, global leader in explosive detection systems, created from the recently announced partnership between Sagem Securite and GE Homeland Protection, subsidiary of General Electric, recently acquired at 81% by Safran.
< We are looking forward to joining the Sagem Securite team and further expanding our broad portfolio of industry leading products and services. This partnership demonstrates our commitment to strengthening our global presence for distributing and servicing our predominantly US designed and manufactured products, > said Dennis Cooke, Chairman and CEO of Morpho Detection.
< Thanks to this recent acquisition, Sagem Securite immediately spreads its sphere of operation in the border control market. Sagem Securite is now capable of proposing one end to end solution to fit all requirements, from identification of people to the scanning of goods prior to traveling. Moving forward we will contribute to the security of countries, airports and people, > said Jean-Paul Jainsky, Chairman and CEO of Sagem Securite.
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