Sociedad Anónima de Electrónica Submarina – SAES – is a Spanish company specialized in underwater acoustics and electronics, which brings more than twenty years of development and production of in the fields of sonar, anti-submarine warfare systems (ASW), sonobuoy processing, multi-influence range stations, naval mines, maritime protection and surveillance systems, simulation and training. Main objectives of the company are the design, manufacture, assembly, installation, repair, maintenance, import, export, and distribution of equipment, tooling in its broadest sense related to underwater needs in defense and security areas.
SAES has its head offices in Cartagena, located close by to Spanish Navy Submarine Base and MCM facilities and schools, where are located SAES´s HQ offices, in La Palma, Murcia, where the main warehouse, electronic and mechanical workshop, production, and facilities for assembly, testing and maintenance, and in San Fernando, Cádiz, created in 2006 to provide services of engineering and technical assistance.
SAES workforce is made up of more than 100 highly trained and experienced engineers in the field’s of electronics, acoustics, design and development software / hardware, methodologies, quality, and operational requirements on underwater based needs.
SAES´s main customers are the Spanish MoD, the Spanish Navy, the Spanish Air Forces, the MoD in various countries, and large companies and integrators such as Navantia, EADS, INDRA, EXPAL, Lockheed Martin, Raytheon, Thales, Agusta, etc.
SAES is a company committed to the research, development and innovation in the underwater field. Most products have been fully implemented in Spain by own technicians and own resources of society without reliance on external technology.
The activity is organized around six major product lines, such as:
- Sonar Systems
- On-board Systems
- Sonobuoy Processing
- Naval Mines and Range Stations
- Simulation / Training