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Saab South Africa

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 being designed and produced at Saab Grintek Defence facilities in South Africa.

Saab Africa

Saab has business units and local employees in Centurion and Cape Town, South Africa, and in Nairobi, Kenya. Saab is a global company with operations and employees in about 40 countries around the world. Through innovative, collaborative and pragmatic thinking, Saab constantly develops, adopts and improves new technology to meet customers’ changing needs.

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Saab in the African region consolidates its own position as a leading defence and civil security company in the countries on which it operates. With capabilities ranging from electronic warfare, sensor technology, aviation and support solutions, Saab has committed to long-term co-operation with South Africa and the rest of the African market


Saab Grintek Defence

Saab Grintek Defence in South Africa has, since its earliest days, maintained a tradition of meeting customer needs with the best imaginable systems, solutions and support. Grintek Defence was awarded best export company in South Africa 2013 & 2014.


Corporate social development


Saab South Africa is proud to be the first South African defence company to embrace transformation in support of government’s equity and empowerment goals. We have created strategic partnerships with locally owned companies that have enabled Saab South Africa to enjoy favourable BBBEE ratings under the relevant black economic empowerment codes through its umbrella company Saab Grintek Defence.



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