Saab is one of the world’s premier suppliers of solutions for surveillance, threat detection and location, platform and force protection, as well as avionics. Centre for this knowledge is the business area Electronic Defence Systems.
Image: Saab 2000 Erieye AEW&C with flares. Photo: Peter Liander, Saab.
The operations are based on Saab's close interaction with customers requiring efficient solutions for surveillance and for threat detection, location and protection. This has created a unique competence in the area of radar and electronic warfare, and a product portfolio covering airborne, landbased and naval radar, electronic support measures and self-protection systems.
For increased flight mission efficiency and flight safety we supply mission avionics and safety critical avionics computers for both civil and military customers.
50 years experience of EW and radar
We have more than 50 years experience of EW and radar development and 3,000 radars are delivered worldwide. Our EW systems have been delivered to all Swedish Air Force combat aircraft and are in use with several European air forces, in the US, in the Middle East, South and South East Asia and Africa.
Within avionics we offer world class systems for Control & monitoring, Recording, Mission computing including video and graphics, and Communication’s Management.
Sales in 2013: SEK 4.1 billion
Employees in 2013: 2,588
Headed by: Micael Johansson, Senior Vice President
- Gothenburg, Sweden
- Stockholm (Järfälla), Sweden
- Jönköping, Sweden
- Skövde, Sweden
- Halden, Norway (Saab Technologies Norway AS)
- Centurion, South Africa (Saab Grintek Defence)
- Cape Town, South Africa (Saab Grintek Defence)
- Uttenreuth, Germany (Medav)
- Ilmenau, Germany (Medav)
- Syracuse, US (Sensor Division, Saab Defense & Security)