Saab deepens its commitment with a new Indian entity - Saab India Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

Saab strengthens its commitment as a long-term partner to the Indian defence industry, armed forces and national security with its new Indian entity “Saab India Technologies Private Limited”. The company is a fully owned subsidiary of Saab AB starting 1 October 2011.

Saab has been a supplier to the Indian armed forces since decades. Saab signed its first license agreement in India very early in the relationship, which continues to be strengthened. Saab India Technologies Pvt. Ltd. is a result of a continuous presence in India together with the defence industry private and public sector as well as research and development organizations.

Saab India Technologies Pvt. Ltd. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Saab, establishing India as a strategic home market of the future. Saab provides world-leading products, services and solutions within the fields of defence, aviation and civil security. Saab offer it’s complete product range in India for all defence and aviation related business opportunities from underwater, land and aerospace.

Saab contributes, with its know-how and commitment, to development in India by strengthening an indigenous and independent defence base, transfer of technology and thus economic development enhancing civil security and thus social development.

“Our commitment to the security of the Indian society manifests through R&D investments, customized solutions and tailor made offset projects. We are intensifying our operations in India with a long-term perspective contributing with technological know-how to the Indian defence industry,” says Jan Widerström, Chairman of the board for Saab India Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

“In Saab’s ambition to enable India to develop a strong distinct position with its developing defence industry, the company continues to develop its competence in India with a growing organisation bringing in Swedish experienced personnel and hiring local Indian expertise. Saab India Technologies is the preferred employer for all competence and resources under the Saab umbrella," says Inderjit Sial, Managing Director for Saab India Technologies Pvt. Ltd., reconfirming that with this new company Saab has a stronger handshake with India.

About Saab

Saab serves the global market with world-leading products, services and solutions ranging from military defence to civil security. Saab has operations and employees on all continents and constantly develops, adopts and improves new technology to meet customers’ changing needs. With 13,300 employees, annual sales of SEK 23 billion, and 17 percent outlay in R&D, Saab is one of the major European defence and security players with a long history of association with Indian Defence.

Saab in India is committed to the Indian society and manifests its commitments through R&D investments, customized solutions and tailor made offset projects. We are intensifying our operations in India with a long-term perspective contributing with technological know-how to the Indian defence industry. Saab is willing to support the national defence and civil authorities to be better prepared for future threats. By developing an indigenous defence industry and by providing solutions to threats identified, India will stand strong in the future. Saab is a responsible partner enhancing developing India’s national security.

For further information, please contact:
Susanne Dalskog
Vice President Communications
Saab India Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
+91 11 4610 2222

Saab Press Centre,
+46 734 180 018
presscentre@saabgroup.com

www.saabgroup.com

Saab serves the global market with world-leading products, services and solutions ranging from military defence to civil security. Saab has operations and employees on all continents and constantly develops, adopts and improves new technology to meet customers’ changing needs.

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