Saab has extensive experience of how to ensure the integrity of national territories, a unique expertise built up over decades of deliveries of coastal surveillance, VTS and AIS solutions.




Nations around the world face the same threats such as illegal immigration and fishing, smuggling, environmental pollutions etc. Saab provides solutions for surveillance of coastal areas from air, land and sea.

Our solutions include state of the art sensors such as Radars, AIS/Secure AIS, CCTV etc. together with highly advanced software applications which collect, distribute and display the obtained maritime situational information.

Coastwatch System

The common designation for our offer

Saab’s CoastWatch system solution is an entirely in-house development based on Saab’s proven products and systems and wealth of experience from our long history in advanced sensor fusion, distributed surveillance systems and deployment of national AIS networks throughout the world.

Our robust, scalable and highly adaptable network centric system provides an accurate maritime situational information to qualified operators all around the world. Saab’s CoastWatch solution is an excellent tool for monitoring of vessel movements to enhance maritime security, safety and efficiency and improve the situational awareness of the ongoing maritime activities on 24/7 basis.

The combination of advanced sensor technology, sensor fusion, communication system and efficient workflow support enables the qualified operator to monitor and evaluate the vessel traffic and identify potential dangerous situations and threats.

The CoastWatch system is a network centric modern application where all sensors are network enabled and TCP/IP capable which also simplifies integration of new customer specific sensors.

The sensor information is transmitted to system servers where raw sensor data is aggregated, processed and further distributed to the operator workstations. This assure immediate access to the absolute latest information and provides the common accurate maritime situational information to all operators.

The integrated vessel data base offers quick access to vessel data and historic information related to the system tracks. CoastWatch also includes a flexible rule management system for automatic assistance and alerts.