The Swedish Security and Defence Association is open to companies whose production of security and defence equipment and services constitutes an essential part of their output, i.e. companies engaged in research, development, production, trade and marketing of military and security equipment, material and services. The Association currently has 81 member companies including about 50 SMEs. The Association is representing a total turnover of approximately 3,5 billion Euros and has 33000 employees in Sweden.
The main sectors in Sweden’s defence industry today are:
- Network-based command and control systems
- Telecommunications systems, including electronic countermeasures
- Combat aircraft; manned and unmanned
- Aircraft Engines
- Command and control systems for land, naval and air applications
- Systems for exercise and training
- Electronic warfare systems; passive and active
- Camouflage and deception systems; UV, VIS, NIR, TIR and radar
- Surface vessels and submarines built with stealth technology
- Combat vehicles, tracked vehicles
- Short and long-range weapons systems; land, sea and air
- Air, sea and airborne radar and IR systems
- Small and large calibre ammunition
- Smart artillery ammunition
- Propellants, explosives and other pyrotechnical substances
- Support systems for operation and maintenance
- Ranges for test and evaluation
- The common denominator is the very high technological standard of the products. A number of large and small companies in Sweden also operate in other defence industry sectors. The picture of a highly-qualified defence industry is complemented by a large number of small and
medium-sized enterprises, SMEs, with a relatively small military production.
2Secure deliver services within five business areas – Executive Security & Quick Response, Screening & Investigation, Cyber Security, Security Management, High Risk Environment and Travel Security Management. 2Secure was founded in 2006 and provides services globally, though our customers are mainly Swedish companies, organizations and private families.
2Secure has approximately 55 employees and have offices in Stockholm, Göteborg, Lund and Copenhagen.
|Company name:||2Secure AB|
|Zip code & City:||100 26 Stockholm|
|Phone number:||+46 8 656 50 00|
3M Svenska AB
Peltor™ is specialized in the fields of Communications, hearing protections, head and face. Peltor ™ has since 2008 become a subsidiary of 3M (was founded in 1902). However for military applications 3M mainly focus on electronic hearing protectors, passive and eyewear. Peltor ComTac™ is used by military forces worldwide since 1998 in a lot of different combination with military radios in several hundred thousand units in total. EAR Classic™ has been in use for military over 30 years worldwide, CAE™ – Combat arms is our latest military earplug. We have producing military eyewear since 1914 as AO Safety-eyewear™, this is changed now to 3M safety-eyewear.
|Company name:||3M Svenska AB|
|Zip code & City:||SE-331 02 Värnamo|
|Phone number:||+46 370 69 42 00|
4C Group AB (4C Strategies)
”4C Strategies is one of the world’s leading experts in integrated risk and incident management solutions. The company was founded in 2000, and has approx. 140 employees in Stockholm, Malmö, London, Warminster and Washington D.C. We provide our clients with 4C’s proven expertise and Exonaut module suite, to achieve their objectives. We are committed to leveraging our experience and technology to navigate uncertainty and make the world safer for people and organisations.”
Aimpoint is the recognized worldwide leader and originator of the red dot sighting technology. After more than 38 years of working closely with experienced marksmen and military weapon experts, Aimpoint red dot sights remain the No. 1 choice for combining ruggedness, speed, accuracy and user friendliness. Aimpoint sights are in service with military forces, police agencies and special forces teams worldwide.
Air Target Sweden AB
Air Target Sweden AB is a well known scoring system supplier since 1956.
Development, custom design, manufacturing and marketing of acoustical scoring products are performed in new premises in Kista, outside Stockholm.
Our acoustical scoring products have been delivered to customers in more than 30 countries all over the world. Armed forces, i.e. Armies, Navies and Air Forces, Defence industries, and target towing operators are the main customers of Air Target Sweden AB.
|Company name:||Air Target Sweden AB|
|Zip code & City:||164 40 Kista|
Aircontact group AB covers several areas such as areas of air brokering, Automated airport Weather Observing System, Technical training of pilot and technicians, Helicopter maintenance and spare part supply as well as Rapid, Automated and Remote Microbial Testing for Water and Food Safety.
The group also represent Sikorsky and Lockheed Martin Training systems.
|Company name:||Aircontact Group AB|
|Zip code and City:||114 39 Stockholm|
|Contact person:||Fredrik Hedén|
|Phone number:||+46 733 69 96 69|
Armstech International Defence Group AB
Supplier of military and law enforcement equipment.
Our company originates from personal from the Swedish armed forces this provides us with a broad knowledge to the needs of our clients. We also have a solid experience from both leading projects, product development and technical documentation all in order to in the best of ways serve the needs of our clients.
Armstech is a company that are here for you that are looking for equipment that will enhance your capability and to help you complete your mission whatever it or the circumstances surrounding it might be.
Our company have many years of experience of both the Swedish market and with foreign clients and are today suppliers to personal within the Swedish police forces and the Swedish armed forces. All our clients are people that in their daily work facing situations that does not compromise with the quality and efficiency of the product in question.
Armstech business is based on distribution and sales along with the development of personal equipment to end users within the military and law enforcement agencies. We also have our own development of tactical equipment that mainly consists of ballistic protection and weapons material.
Our main office is located in Stockholm the capital of Sweden.
AVL MTC Motortestcenter AB
AVL is the world’s largest independent company for development, simulation and testing technologies for powertrains (hybrid, combustion engines, transmission, electric drive, batteries and software) for passenger cars, trucks and large engines. Vehicle Electronics is a highly prioritized area for example development of ADAS solutions is emphasized.
The AVL group has 8600 employees globally distributed with headquarters in Graz and 45 affiliates worldwide. The Swedish affiliates have 320 employees located in Gothenburg, Stockholm and Trollhättan.
|Company name:||AVL MTC Motortestcenter AB|
|Zip code and City:||136 23 Haninge|
|Contact person:||Sten Hovmark|
|Phone number:||+46 8 120 56 814|
BAE Systems Bofors AB
BAE Systems Bofors is a part of the Weapon Systems business unit within the international defence group BAE Systems Land & Armaments sector. The business unit Weapon Systems designs, manufactures, develops, markets and maintains weapon systems within the fields of intelligent ammunition, artillery systems, combat vehicle turrets, remote weapon systems, naval guns and air defence systems.
The Weapon Systems business unit has its operations in Karlskoga (Sweden), Barrow (UK) and Hattiesburg & Minneapolis (USA).The main products of BAE Systems Weapon Systems Sweden are the Bofors multi-target Naval Gun Systems of 40mm and 57mm caliber with their programmable 3P Ammunition, the 155mm Wheeled Howitzer Archer, Bofors LEMUR family of Remote Weapon Systems, and intelligent artillery ammunition.