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  • 2016

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  • Saab’s local South African defence and security company Saab Grintek Defence (SGD) expands client base and grows staff complement.

    Saab’s local South African defence and security company Saab Grintek Defence (SGD) expands client base and grows staff complement.

     
  • Defence and security technology is playing an increasingly crucial role in the success
    of humanitarian aid work in vulnerable regions around the world.

    Defence and security technology is playing an increasingly crucial role in the success of humanitarian aid work in vulnerable regions around the world. Companies that offer integrated and customised solutions to meet the needs of diverse situations are going to be the service providers who remain relevant and effective in post-conflict situations.

     
  • Saab Grintek Defence wins South African Exporter Award 2016

     |  News, Press release

    Saab’s local South African defence and security company Saab Grintek Defence (SGD) was once again awarded the Exporter Award at 4th annual SA Premier Business Awards held in Johannesburg, on 6 December 2016.

    Saab’s local South African defence and security company Saab Grintek Defence (SGD) was once again awarded the Exporter Award at the 4th annual SA Premier Business Awards held in Johannesburg, on 6 December 2016.

     
  • 3

  • Defence and security company Saab Grintek Defence and Tata Power Strategic Engineering Division (Tata Power SED) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) as part of the ’Make in India’program that promotes defence trade manufacturing in India and creates new export opportunities for South Africa.

    Defence and security company Saab Grintek Defence and Tata Power Strategic Engineering Division (Tata Power SED) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) as part of the ’Make in India’program that promotes defence trade manufacturing in India and creates new export opportunities for South Africa.

     
  • 2

  • Saab Unveils The First Gripen E

     |  Press release

    Defence and security company Saab will take the next step in the evolution of the Gripen fighter system on 18 May, with the unveiling of the first test aircraft of the next generation, Gripen E.

     
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  • Saab´s local South African Defence and security company, Saab Grintek Defence (SGD) has been awarded a contract by Armscor (IMT- Institute Maritime Technology) for a TactiCall Integrated Communications System, which will be used to enhance the existing communications network at the Navy’s Silvermine Maritime Domain Awareness Centre (MDAC).

     
  • 2015

  • 4

  • The signing of the $1.27 billion contract between the United Arab Emirates  and Saab for the provision of advanced surveillance aircraft will have a positive impact on its South African Company Saab Grintek Defence (SGD).  The new airborne Swing Role Surveillance System (SRSS) incorporating a new version of the Saab Erieye radar system also includes AviCom Communications Management System produced at its facilities in Centurion, South Africa.

     
  • Defence and security company Saab is pleased to announce a new President and CEO, Trevor Raman, to run its local South African operations company, Saab Grintek Defence (SGD) in Centurion, Pretoria. Trevor will start his new role 1 March 2016 and will be placed at Saab Grintek Defence facilities in Highveld, Centurion.

    Defence and security company Saab is pleased to announce new President and CEO, Trevor Raman, to run its local South African operations company, Saab Grintek Defence (SGD) in Centurion, Pretoria. Trevor will start his new role 1 March 2016 and will be placed at Saab Grintek Defence facilities in Highveld, Centurion.

     
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  • Saab Grintek Defence and African Equity Empowerment Investments Limited (former Sekunjalo Investment Ltd), have signed an agreement under which AEEI becomes a partner in Saab Grintek Defence.

     

     
  • 2014

  • 4

  • Saab wins launch order for mobile medical system

     |  Press release

    Saab, through its local South African company, Saab Grintek Defence (Pty) Ltd,  has been awarded a contract to provide mobile medical system to Anglo American’ Kumba Iron Ore business unit.

     
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