- Who we are
ONERA is the French aeronautics, space and defense research lab.
A multi-disciplinary organization with experimental means unique in Europe,
ONERA brings expertise to government programs, both institutional and industrial.
- What we do
Research at ONERA meets the major challenges of the aerospace and defense industries.
It is the only organization in France gathering all the knowledge and skills in these areas.
DEFA - Fundamental and Applied Energetics
To provide the propulsion industry with experimental results and mathematical models that it can use to optimize its developments. To carry out advanced research on new designs of energetic systems.
Areas of expertise
- Energetic materials
Applied to all type of aerospace propulsion systems (turbojets, ramjets, supersonic ramjets, solid and liquid fuel rocket engines) as well as to other energetic systems.
Other scientific departments
- Institutional and thematic publications
- Scientific publications
- The French Aerospace Lab Journal
- Lessons, presentations, conferences