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I/ITSEC 2021: Saab reports strong growth as USMC contract finalised soon

2nd December 2021 - 11:15 GMT | by Trevor Nash in Orlando


Åsa Thegström, VP and Head of Business Unit Training & Simulation at Saab. (Photo: Trevor Nash)

Saab Training and its parent company report strong growth as the former starts delivery on three major programmes for the Netherlands, Poland and the USMC.

Saab has reported a strong year with a 54% order intake year-on-year and an order backlog of SEK105 billion ($11.6 billion). 'This corporate success is also being reflected in our Training & Simulation business unit,' said Åsa Thegström, VP Head of T&S BU at Saab.

Saab's T&S organisation currently has four major hubs: the headquarters in Husqvarna in Sweden and support bases in the US, UK and Australia. 

As of 1 January 2022, Germany will be added to this list to support the company's work at the German Army's Combat Training Centre (CTC) near Magdeburg.

'We are busy with three …

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