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About Us


Is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Public Investment Fund (PIF). Launched in May 2017 and working under the directives outlined in the Saudi Vision 2030. Aiming to be among the top 25 defense companies in the world by 2030, SAMI is expected to play a key role in localizing 50% of Saudi Arabia’s total government defense spending.

Our Vision

To be among the top 25 defense industries companies around the world by 2030, by developing world-class military products and services as well as achieving self–sufficiency in Saudi defense industries through the cutting-edge technologies and the best national talents.

Our Mission

To develop cutting-edge technologies, manufacture world-class products and provide high-quality services to scale up the defense industries sector and secure necessary supplies for our clients.

Business Divisions

To create a sustainable and profitable aerospace industrial ecosystem with localized capabilities in manufacturing, support, operations, MRO and upgrade

  • Manufacture
  • MRO
  • Aerostructure
  • UAVs

To build local capabilities to research, manufacture, produce, assemble, test and maintain advanced land systems.  

  • Tracked & Wheeled Artillery Systems
  • Wheeled & Tracked Heavy Fighting Vehicles
  • Logistical Tactical Trucks
  • Armored Personnel Carriers
  • Turret Systems
  • Protection Systems
  • Unmanned Ground Vehicles

To enhance the nation’s defense electronics capabilities to enable the local development and production of more than 50% of the products and services in the defense and security sector    

  • Sensors, including Radar, Microwave, and Opto-electronics
  • Communication Systems
  • Electronic Warfare
  • Command, Control, Communications, Computers & Intelligence (C4I Systems)
  • Cyberwarfare
  • Naval Combat Systems and Land Vehicle Mission systems
  • Protection and Surveillance Systems

To establish in Saudi Arabia the capability to produce premium quality Defensive Munitions and Weapon Systems for internal and external customers    

  • Ammunition
  • Precision Guided Munitions
  • Gun Systems (Remote, Aircraft, Land, Naval)
  • Rocket Launcher Systems
  • Missile Defense Systems (Air, Land, Naval)
  • Close Combat Weapons Systems
  • Missile Systems (Air, Land, Naval)
  • Integrated Testing and Evaluation

To develop a full and sovereign naval capability for Saudi Arabia

  • Provide and enhance MRO capabilities in naval domain
  • Mission Systems Integration to support indigenous product through major acquisition programs
  • Developing capabilities on Unmanned Surface Vehicles (USV) & Unmanned Underwater Vehicles (UUV)
  • Design and Development of Defense and Security vessels
  • Leveraging existing infrastructure (Asset-light Model)

Affiliated Companies

Latest News

SAMI Composites LLC signs Agreement with Lockheed Martin to Develop Composites Manufacturing Center of Excellence in Riyadh

Farnborough, UK – 19 July 2022: SAMI Composites LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of SAMI, the Saudi defense national champion, announced that it has signed an agreement with Lockheed Martin, a leading global security and...

SAMI Aerospace signs a contract with Airbus Helicopters Arabia

SAMI Aerospace to build its rotercraft technical support capabilities with Airbus Helicopters Arabaia...

SAMI Signs Multiple Agreements with Singaporean Group ST Engineering

The agreements signed will bring cutting-edge defense systems to support SAMI’s development and growth strategies...

SAMI Announces Joint Venture Agreement with Boeing

Riyadh, 6 April 2022: SAMI group, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Public Investment Fund and the Kingdom’s national defense localization champion, has announced a preliminary agreement with The Boeing Company (Boeing),...