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According to its website “Safran is an international high-technology group and tier-1 supplier of systems and equipment in its core markets of Aerospace, Defense and Security.” According to research group Corporate Occupation “International high-tech companies Sagem (SAFRAN), Canon and Garrett have provided equipment to the Judea and Samaria police force in the occupied West Bank. Researchers observing the police station in the illegal Israeli settlement of Shah Binyamin during January 2013 saw equipment manufactured by all three companies in use. Police at Shah Binyamin processed detainees using fingerprint scanners manufactured by Sagem. The scanner was connected to the police computer system and was labelled Sagem Morpho touch. The display on the police computer read AFIS. The fingerprint scanner also bore a label which read ╦ťAFIS. AFIS stands for the Automated Fingerprint Detection System, marketed by SAFRAN. Sagem was a major French company involved in arms, electronics and telecommunications. In 2005 the company merged with SNECMA to form SAFRAN. (Sagemas telecommunications companies, Sagemcom and MobiWire remained separate from SAFRAN). SAFRAN is now a multi million Euro business headquartered in Paris. It specialises in arms and biometric systems.”