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Defence and Security

Integrate the mindset of an intelligent enterprise with network-centric defence and security principles.

Increasing demands will require coordinated readiness

By 2025, defence and security organisations will face greater risk, complexity, and diversity, as well as dynamic change in economics and budgets. This shift will create network-centric operations driven by data and analytics. 

SAP Road Map for Defence and Security

Foster cognitive and physical superiority by adopting tailored and fully integrated intelligent solutions.

Current release highlights

  • Migration to consistent platform configuration models
  • Dashboards driven by analytical insights to empower executives
  • Solution models based on predictive analytics capabilities
  • Engagement applications for service members

Upcoming innovations

  • Simplified processes that engage the user across all channels
  • Extended reach of information with artificial intelligence
  • Real-time invoice payment and settlement with machine learning
  • Embedded technology into the service member experience to capture feedback

Future plans

  • Increase defence and security insights and enable visionary adaptations
  • Provide transformative technologies that extend intelligence and maximise resource utilisation
  • Increase troop effectiveness through artificial intelligence, automation, and machine learning
  • Integrate oversight with access to executive dashboards 

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increase in asset productivity savings when equipment effectiveness is calculated on key assets and facilities.

SAP Performance Benchmarking



reduction in unplanned downtime when asset management metrics are standardised and benchmarked.

SAP Performance Benchmarking

Solve your specific defence and security needs

Close the gap in experience management

Learn how fusing human experience data (X-data) with operational data (O-data) can enable military leaders to react faster and make better decisions to improve service levels.

Find defence and security solutions tailored to your needs

Enable mission and combat readiness with integrated national security solutions that support logistics, improve procurement, and coordinate maintenance.


Become a best-run business by connecting people, business networks, the Internet of Things, and Big Data with our real-time enterprise resource management suite for digital business, deployed in the cloud or on premise.


Become a best-run business by connecting people, business networks, the Internet of Things, and Big Data with our real-time enterprise resource management suite for digital business, deployed in the cloud or on premise.

SAP Services and Support

We're working together to continually drive the successful business outcomes and value that matter most to you.


Our services and support portfolio is designed as an end-to-end, holistic experience that can help you transform your organisation, transition to the cloud, and continuously improve your business. Working together to get you there, and drawing on decades of customer experience and guidance, is the fastest way to see the full value of your SAP investment. 

What are analysts and partners saying about trends in defence and security?

SAP and Accenture collaboration for Defence and Security

Read about SAP and Accenture partnership on strategy and tactics for effective and efficient explosives management for Defence and Security organisations.

The defence environment around the world is rapidly changing

Explore the policies, practices, and trends affecting the defence budgets and strategies of the 50 nations whose budgets total over 95% of global defence spending.

Communities and Events

The Defence Interest Group

Detailed view of the organisation, roles, policies, and responsibilities of the DEIG. The provisions of this document provide overview of the conduct of all business performed by the DEIG, subject to the respective laws and regulations of the DEIG Member Nations.

Get fresh perspectives from the experts

Tom Bishop
Senior Solution Specialist, Defence & Security SAP
Unlocking agility, resilience, and readiness

Learn how artificial intelligence can improve and automate your access to integrated logistics support data and help teams act fast and more efficiently.

David Lincourt
Global Defence Industry Business Unit SAP
Enabling efficient, socially distanced operations

Discover how innovation and intelligence can help create safer workplaces that are still efficient and productive amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

David Jones
Industry Solution Expert – Defence SAP
Breaking down barriers to continuous innovation

Find out how continuous delivery software models can help you upgrade your solutions incrementally and adopt new innovations when you need them.

Manage your defence and security business enterprise-wide

Explore our comprehensive solutions for all business processes across all industries to find the solutions you need to build a connected business.

Human Resources

Simplify HR processes and engage your workforce to drive better business results, empower your workforce, and develop your talent.


Bring together financial processes with automated, real-time analytics, and translate them into forward-looking business insight across the entire organisation.

Procurement and Networks

Streamline procurement processes across your organisation, driving compliance and control while cutting costs and risks.


Take advantage of in-depth data analysis, predictions, and processing of complex events, and combine data from a variety of sources into one, integrated platform.

Database and Data Management

Leverage business applications that use the latest technology advancements – including the SAP HANA platform, cloud, mobile, and more.

Application Development and Integration

Deploy high-velocity, intelligent edge applications using business and technology services.

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