Global defence, security and aviation leader, Saab, has a long, strong allegiance to the Australian Defence Force. Its Bofors guns protected Royal Australian Navy ships in the 1940s.
Saab established its Australian headquarters and local company at Technology Park, South Australia in 1987 to support and build Australia’s defence capability. The first contract was to build and integrate Australia’s unique combat system for the ANZAC class frigates.
Now employing 370 Australians, the company is one of the country’s most respected defence and security system integrators. It is leading research and development for Australia’s future combat power and rolling out technology to protect Australia’s critical infrastructure to keep its people and society safe.
For close to thirty years, Saab Australia has developed and integrated technology to protect and empower Australia’s Navy, Army and Air Force. It has also developed systems and solutions for allied nations and technology for security and aviation with major installations in prisons and airports.
Saab Australia is a subsidiary of the Swedish-based Saab Group which employs some 14,000 people worldwide and generates annual revenues exceeding AUD$4 billion. Saab has a ‘thinking edge’ philosophy and culture permeating its world-class facilities, operations and employees on every continent. Always looking ahead, developing and leading technology to meet the world’s and customers’ changing needs.
Saab also operates a regional marketing organisation located in Canberra (Saab Asia Pacific). Saab Asia Pacific provides a marketing base for Saab operations within Australia; including defence C4I systems, radars, weapons, training, deployable hospitals, security and air traffic management applications. It also provides a link to the extensive global portfolio of Saab’s products and services for military, civil security and aviation applications.
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Last updated: 04 March 2015 • 15:28