Saab is one
of the world’s leading high-technology companies, with its main
operations focusing on defense, aviation and space.
1937: Svenka Aeroplan AB (Saab) is
formed in Trollhattan.
1938: Saab begins license production of the
Junkers Ju 86 and Northrop 8A-1.
1939: Saab takes over ASJA.
1944: Saab begins civil aircraft projects.
1968: Saab acquires Malmo Flygindustri AB (MFI),
a light aircraft manufacturer.