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Saab receives breakthrough Rapid 3D Mapping™ order for Gripen simulators

Defence and security company Saab has received an order from FMV, the Swedish Defence Material Administration, for the delivery of 3-dimensional (3D) models to the Swedish Gripen simulators. The 3D-models will give the simulators a highly realistic visualisation model.


The 3D-models will be generated by the system Rapid 3D Mapping™ based on aerial images, developed by Saab.

“This is an important milestone that proves that 3D-models generated by our new product Rapid 3D Mapping™ can be used with excellent results for visualisation in simulators”, says Ulf Hellberg, Head of Business Development within Saab’s business area Dynamics.

“The 3D-models provides the customer with a more realistic solution compared to traditional ways of building visualisation models”, says Magnus Brege, Marketing Director Rapid 3D Mapping™.

The world-leading technology behind Rapid 3D Mapping™, is a results of Saab’s unique competence in image processing, navigation and systems integration resulting from the long experience in developing advanced systems for missiles.

For further information, please contact:

Magnus Brege, Marketing Director Rapid 3D Mapping

Tel: +46 734 183 517

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