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Proven submarine expertise

Saab has built a strong and significant business in Australia over the past 30 years, delivering enduring and innovative capability to Australian defence.

We remain committed to Australia and together with our partners and industry, we continue to work to ensure both the development of sovereign defence capability, as well as the growth of a robust and resilient industrial base and supply chain.

It is with this commitment and our proven expertise, that we stand ready to support the next stage of life for Australia’s Collins class submarine fleet and its Life of Type Extension.

Saab Australia Managing Director
Andy Keough

"The capability that Saab Australia delivers is unique, it's high technology, blended with innovation to deliver protection to Australia's Defence Force and build Australia's sovereign capability.


We've been in Australia for over 30 years and during that time, we've established great, sovereign, Australian capability that we've applied in maritime and other defence domains."

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General Manager Underwater
Patric Eriksson

"Technology transfer is at the core of Saab’s global business model.


We are a very good example of this in South Australia, as we were created on the back of two major technology programs, the Anzac class frigates, as well as the Collins class submarines, in doing so we remain committed to technology transfer and we will then be able to grow our business in Australia."

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Head of Industry Engagement
David Ledger

"A robust supplier chain is vital for delivering enduring sovereign capability for Australia. This means quality local production and resilience to further Australia’s national interests.


As a leading defence company in Australia we remain committed to the growth of sovereign capability."

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