Saab provides a broad range of world-leading products services and solutions within military defence and civil security to the African market. An impressive range of defence forces across the globe are using South African electronic warfare and avionics technology being designed and produced at Saab Grintek Defence facilities in South Africa.
Saab South Africa
Saab has business units and local employees in Centurion and Cape Town, South Africa, and in Nairobi, Kenya. Saab is a global company with operations and employees in about 40 countries around the world. Through innovative, collaborative and pragmatic thinking, Saab constantly develops, adopts and improves new technology to meet customers’ changing needs.
Saab in the African region consolidates its own position as a leading defence and civil security company in the countries on which it operates. With capabilities ranging from electronic warfare, sensor technology, aviation and support solutions, Saab has committed to long-term co-operation with South Africa and the rest of the African market
Saab Grintek Defence
Saab Grintek Defence in South Africa has, since its earliest days, maintained a tradition of meeting customer needs with the best imaginable systems, solutions and support. Grintek Defence was awarded best export company in South Africa 2013 & 2014.
Corporate social development
Saab South Africa is proud to be the first South African defence company to embrace transformation in support of government’s equity and empowerment goals. We have created strategic partnerships with locally owned companies that have enabled Saab South Africa to enjoy favourable BBBEE ratings under the relevant black economic empowerment codes through its umbrella company Saab Grintek Defence.
Gripen C-series is the most reliable multi-role combat aircraft available in the world today. Over 150 million people in five countries on three continents rely on Gripen C-series to protect their independence. With successful participation in NATO-led as well as numerous exercises and air policing assignments across the world, Gripen C-series is ready for any mission. Anywhere.
Giraffe AMB provides accurate real-time air target information creating time to act. Its built-in C3 system makes it ideal for use as a combined multi-mission sensor and GBAD command post.
As the original manufacturer of the Saab 340 & 2000 we have a deep knowledge of our regional aircraft fleet and are committed to its long-term future. We are in a unique position to offer a complete support package and support operators, whatever operational challenges they may face.