Safran group’s Security Unit Provides Business Update, Announces Vision and Solutions for Aviation Security at the Paris Air Show

Morpho CEO hosts news briefing highlighting key business successes and latest technology developments

Paris, June 16, 2011

WHAT: News briefing hosted by Morpho's Chairman and CEO, Jean-Paul Jainsky and other Morpho leaders at the 2011 Paris Air Show. Morpho (Safran group) will provide an update on its aviation security vision and business strategy since acquiring GE's Homeland Protection business, now Morpho Detection, 18 months ago.

Morpho leaders will share details of their collaborations with customers and end users in the aviation security sector to address the unique security challenges each faces. They will also highlight new real-world solutions for some of aviation security's toughest challenges.

Morpho's stand # 254 (Hall 2B) will feature a selection of the industry's latest aviation security solutions, including the only known so-called Type D solution to the EU's liquid explosives challenge.

A complete product list is available upon request.

WHEN: Tuesday, June 21, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Media sign-in begins at 10:15 a.m.

Q&A and one-on-one briefing opportunities follow

WHO: Jean-Paul Jainsky, Chairman and CEO, Morpho
François Perrachon, Senior VP, Sales Development, Morpho
Dennis Cooke, President and CEO, Morpho Detection
Emmanuel Mounier, President and CEO, Morpho Detection International, Inc.

WHERE: Safran Chalet (Line B N°125)

All attendees are asked to RSVP by Monday, June 20 to Christelle Kinkead at christelle.kinkead@morpho.com

CONTACT: To learn more about the media briefing or schedule one-on-one interviews or new product demos, contact:

Christelle Kinkead,
Morpho
christelle.kinkead@morpho.com

Steve Hill,
Morpho Detection
steve.hill@morphodetection.com

On-site at the show, please contact Christelle Kinkead on +33786116166.

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About Morpho
Morpho, a high-technology company in the Safran group, is one of the world's leading suppliers of identification, detection and e-document solutions. Morpho is specialized in personal rights and flow management applications, in particular based on biometrics, a sector in which it is the world leader, as well as secure terminals and smart cards. Morpho's integrated systems and equipment are deployed worldwide and contribute to the safety and security of transportation, data, people and countries.

For more information: www.morpho.com - www.safran-group.com

About Morpho Detection, Inc.
Morpho Detection, Inc., part of Morpho, a business of the Safran group (PAR: SAF), is a leading supplier of explosives and narcotics and chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) detection systems for government, military, air and ground transportation, first responder, critical infrastructure and other high-risk organizations. Following Safran Group's 2009 acquisition of GE Security's GE Homeland Protection, Inc. business, Morpho Detection integrates computed tomography (CT), Raman Spectroscopy, trace (ITMS™ technology), X-ray and X-ray Diffraction technologies into solutions that can make security activities more accurate, productive and efficient. With industry-leading products such as the Itemiser® DX trace detection system, the CTX line of explosive detection systems (EDS), and the StreetLab® Mobile hand-held chemical and biological substance identification unit, Morpho Detection's solutions are deployed to help protect people and property in some of the most important and sensitive world locations.

For more information: www.morpho.com/detection

Nathalie JULLIEN
Tel +33 (0) 1 58 11 89 62
nathalie.jullien@morpho.com