Airbus Safran Launchers renaming itself ‘ArianeGroup’

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Airbus Safran Launchers is renaming itself to ArianeGroup.

The joint venture of Airbus and Safran was created in 2015 as part of a reorganization of the European launch vehicle industry that also included plans to develop the next-generation Ariane 6 launch vehicle.

The name change, which was announced Wednesday but takes effect July 1, is intended to provide greater brand coherence with its subsidiary Arianespace. [Airbus Safran Launchers]


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