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Saab Canada

Canada has been a home for Saab for over three decades, with our products in service across the Army, Navy and Air Force, along with the security and commercial aviation sectors.

Saab in Canada

We collaborate with Canadian industry to ensure that Canadian Forces and security personnel have the systems and equipment needed to ensure the safety of Canadian citizens. Saab Canada has operations across the country, with offices in Ottawa, Halifax and Medicine Hat.

  • Notable products actively in use in Canada include the Carl Gustaf weapon system and ammunition, advanced camouflage systems and naval radars and fire control systems onboard the Halifax class frigates.
  • The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission and Parliamentary Protective Services leverage Saab’s live training and simulation equipment to train their security personnel, critical for keeping Canadian infrastructure and parliament safe.
years Saab's defence and security solutions have supported the Canadian government, armed forces and civil security sectors
Canadian Patrol Submarine Program

With 100 years experience and the world's most modern submarine program, Saab submarines are the flexible and future-proof choice perfect for Canadian conditions. Our most recent C71 expiditionary design, modelled on the A26 submarine contracted for the Swedish Navy, features advanced stealth and high reliability - ideal for longer missions in all environments, including harsh Arctic conditions.


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Our GlobalEye Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEW&C) solution is a true "Made in Canada" success story. Built on a Bombardier 6000/6500 platform, GlobalEye is creating jobs in Canada and providing long-range air-, sea- and land surveillance for customers. GlobalEye's endurance, ability to surveil over great distances and airfield performance for northern runways make it the perfect choice for the RCAF.

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Live Training for Canada

Saab is offering it's products and services to the Canadian Army for their Weapons Effects Simulation (WES) Modernization program which intends to modernize Canadian Training Centres across the country. Saab is the global leader in live training, with customers in over 30 countries. Our solution is interoperable with allies, mobile and modular, providing Canadian forces with additional capability to train with partner nations around the world.


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Ground Based Air Defence

Saab's Mobile Short Range Air Defence (MSHORAD) solution would provide Canada with proven capability for Ground Based Air Defence (GBAD). Our solution includes a combat management system, Giraffe 1X radar, which tracks and categorizes all targets and the RBS 70 MFU (Mobile Firing Unit) missile weapon system. Saab’s system and weapons meet Canada’s needs domestically and internationally, providing a mobile and flexible capability.

Future Fighter Lead in Trainer - T7

T-7 is an all-new advanced pilot training system, built specifically for the U.S. Air Force and designed to evolve as technology, missions and training needs change. Lauded for it's highly efficient manufacturing process, this "breakthrough success" is the optimal choice for Canadian pilot training.