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Saab Grintek Defence (Pty) Ltd (Saab) has reinforced its position as a leading South African defence and security company, bringing capabilities including electronic warfare systems, sensor technology, command and control, training systems, avionics, security and support solutions to the African and international markets.
Saab provides a broad range of world-leading products, services and solutions within military defence and civil security to the African market. An impressive range of defence forces across the globe are using South African electronic warfare and avionics technology, which is designed at their facilities in South Africa.
With new and improved technological systems and solutions, Saab increases a country’s defence capabilities and provides innovative, effective products and services for those tasked to maintain security. Saab also works with various stakeholders in gathering data and providing insight into how security threats evolve, and what the best market-customised solutions are.
Saab is able to work with customers to create solutions that meet their needs and budgets and many of their solutions can be retrofitted to existing infrastructure, further enhancing their versatility and cost efficiency.
Important markets beyond the country’s borders are where Saab intends to maintain and expand its successes including India, Asia Pacific and Europe. On the continent, markets of focus include Botswana and Kenya, while the Company’s solutions and services are at home in many nations beyond these.
Saab offers practical services to a wide range of sectors, including conservation, mining, health support services, peace-keeping, air traffic control, weather forecasting and other sectors that require sophisticated military-grade technology to deliver the best solutions for civilian safety and protection. Saab’s local aeronautics business focuses on the marketing and sales of all aeronautics products and services, programme components and support for its Gripen Fighter System supplied to the South African Air Force.
With more than 800 employees across two campuses in Pretoria and Cape Town, the Company represents the second largest of Saab’s workforces worldwide out of the 40 countries in which it operates, with the local team researching, developing, producing, exporting, maintaining and upgrading world-standard technologies.
Saab is the first South African defence company to embrace transformation in support of government’s equity and empowerment goals by creating partnerships with locally owned companies.