Saab Canada Inc.

Patrick Palmer
Executive Vice President, Head of Saab Canada, Inc.
Tel: (613) 238-8784

130 Albert Street, Suite 1620
Ottawa, ON, K1P 5G4

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Saab, manufacturer of the world-class Gripen fighter, 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.

As part of the global Saab Group, Saab Canada develops, modifies and delivers Saab’s portfolio to the Canadian market. Headquartered in Ottawa, Ontario, we have partnered with the Canadian government and armed forces for over 25 years.

Saab Canada, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Saab Group.


  • Surface radar
  • Gripen fighter aircraft
  • Airborne ISR
  • Maritime traffic management
  • Infantry support weapons
  • Signature management
  • C4I platforms
  • Training and simulation equipment
  • Aircraft after-market support


Saab is heavily focused on research and development reinvesting a significant portion of our annual revenue into new products and solutions.


For two decades, Saab Canada has supplied the Royal Canadian Navy’s (RCN) Halifax- class frigates with our Sea Giraffe radar system, CEROS fire control, and 9LV Combat Management System. We also provide RCN with radar and fire control support, repair, and overhaul.

Saab Canada provides the Canadian Army with our Carl-Gustaf shoulder-mounted arms, processors and displays forTextron’sTactical Armored Patrol Vehicle (TAPV), signature management products, and soldier systems in conjunction with Rheinmetall Canada.

In 2016, Saab Canada began supplying maritime traffic management systems to the Canadian Great Lakes Pilotage Authority.

Saab partners with Canada’s aviation industry to provide advanced airborne early warning and maritime surveillance aircraft to the global market. We are also a world-class manufacturer of fighter aircraft and a supplier of aerostructures. In 2018, with the support of the Swedish government, Saab was deemed qualified as a supplier for Canada’s Future Fighter Capability Program.