Saab - Keeping people and society safe

About Saab

Saab serves the global market with world-leading products, services and solutions from military defence to civil security. With operations on every continent, Saab continuously develops, adapts and improves new technology to meet customers’ changing needs.


It’s most important markets today are Europe, South Africa, Australia and the US. Saab has around 14,000 employees. Annual sales amount to around €2.8 billion, of which we re-invest about 20 per cent in research and development.


In the Netherlands, Saab has approximately 200 employees and two production units - one in Apeldoorn and one in Zeist. In Apeldoorn Saab produces and integrates software for maritime traffic management and coastal surveillance, whereas the unit in Zeist focuses on software for hydrographic and geospatial applications. 


Our traffic management and coastal surveillance solutions are used in ships, ports and around coasts throughout the world. The hydrographic and geospatial applications are used by clients in the commercial, academic or governmental sector – who need data for ocean mapping and land-based projects.

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