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    Aerospace and Defense

    Map the future of your A&D business by transitioning into a data-centric manufacturing organization.

    Explore the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on aerospace and defense

    Aerospace and defense companies?need tools to adapt and be resilient. Learn?how SAP can help your?employees and customers get resources to respond quickly and work toward recovery.

    Data treated as a digital asset improves experiences and decisions

    Delivering up to half of overall revenue, data-related services will help aerospace and defense (A&D) companies reduce time to market for innovations without compromising safety, while simulating innovation scenarios along a complex value chain.

    See how customers are succeeding with SAP

    SAP Road Map for Aerospace and Defense

    Explore our aerospace and defense industry road map to learn more about current industry solutions, planned innovations, and future direction.

    Current release highlights

    • Optimized order to cash with on-time delivery, collaboration, and predictive capabilities
    • Integrated systems engineering that bridge together product definition and detailed design
    • Demand-driven inventory planning for materials requirements
    • Enhanced maintenance and service planning and execution for complex assets?

    Upcoming innovations

    • Tighter integration of project information with a central finance solution
    • Better management of order changes across production engineering and operations
    • Improved monitoring with extended warehouse management and global track-and-trace solutions
    • Reliability-centered maintenance processes

    Future plans

    • Optimize logistics, production, and cost for highly engineered manufacturing operations
    • Enhance nonconformity management, including standardization of issue-resolution procedures
    • Support the demand-driven model across tactical and operational horizons
    • Enable next-generation service parts management with the latest technology

    Get the facts

    53 %

    of aerospace companies expect digital technologies to help reduce manufacturing delays.

    Accenture Consulting

    $3.4 billion

    per year estimated savings in material and logistical costs with 3D printing for the maintenance, repair, and operations market.

    PwC Consulting

    10 %

    potential reduction in total manufacturing cost when moving from a traditional ERP system to SAP S/4HANA and the cloud.

    SAP Performance Benchmarking

    Create value in the digital aerospace and defense network

    Become a data and customer-centric enterprise

    Learn?about the intelligent technologies that will be instrumental in reinventing aerospace?and defense products, services, and core processes in response to market trends.

    Create a winning strategy for Industry 4.0

    Explore SAP’s strategy for Industry 4.0 and how you can leverage Industry 4.0 to turn challenges into opportunities, connect with customers, and integrate partners.

    Redefine processes through digital transformation

    Discover how digital?strategies are revolutionizing how aerospace and defense companies manage?complex programs and enabling them to streamline core processes.

    Find aerospace and defense software tailored to your needs

    Adapt quickly to market volatility, complex supply chains, and shrinking budgets by improving everything from discrete manufacturing to cybersecurity.


    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 Digital Boardroom

    Equip C-level executives with real-time contextual information and ad hoc analysis by using SAP Digital Boardroom. Built on SAP Analytics Cloud, this next-generation board portal leverages lines of business data from SAP S/4HANA and other applications to provide a single source of truth.

    Jump-start your transition to an intelligent enterprise

    Accelerate implementation time, reduce risks, and get ready for your digital journey with the SAP Model Company service for Aerospace & Defense for North America.

    SAP Model Company for Aerospace & Defense for NA

    Become a digital leader with a prepackaged service that delivers predefined end-to-end business processes, test cases, configuration guidelines, and project accelerators for your industry.?

    How is SAP leading digital transformation?

    Capture new markets using innovative SAP solutions

    Find out how SAP is helping?companies capitalize on data and intelligent technologies to disrupt existing?business models and create new solutions that combine products, software, and?services.

    Exceed expectations with the latest IT innovations

    Embracing disruption in aerospace and defense

    Learn how you can embrace the?dramatic business transformation driven by technical, cultural, and organizational changes.?

    Get the latest news and trends from experts

    Torsten Welte
    Global VP, Aerospace and Defense

    Understanding the intelligent aerospace enterprise

    Explore how the digital core works in the same way?as a human brain to connect systems and lines?of business and allow them to quickly adapt to changes.

    Michael Edelen
    A&D IBU - Solution Owner SAP S/4HANA Manufacturing

    Transforming manufacturing with digital solutions

    Find out how next-generation?manufacturing platforms are supporting convergence that eliminates functional?silos within the manufacturing sector.

    Rosina Geiger
    Director of Startup Engagement

    Bridging the gap between supply chains and experts

    Discover how highly qualified technicians?are using the cloud to analyze, maintain, and repair complex manufacturing?equipment from anywhere in the world.?

    Communities and Events

    Join the SAP for Aerospace and Defense Community

    Visit our community to learn about innovations and trends in aerospace and defense through blogs, discussions, and events with fellow SAP customers and experts.

    See highlights from SAP A&D Innovation Days 2019

    Find out how business leaders in aerospace and defense are responding to?disruptions shaping the future of the industry – and how innovative?technologies are helping A&D companies become intelligent enterprises.

    Manage your aerospace and defense 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 organization.

    Procurement and Networks

    Streamline procurement processes across your organization, 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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