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  • 2016

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  • The holographic revolution

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    Saab and Microsoft will be redefining how the world experiences training and education delivery through the creation of highly innovative training, education and other complex 3D Holographic applications for the Microsoft HoloLens platform.

    Saab and Microsoft will be redefining how the world experiences training and education delivery through the creation of highly innovative applications for the Microsoft HoloLens platform.

     
  • THE IMPOSSIBLE BECOMES POSSIBLE

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    The TTC (Manufacturing Technology Centre) in Karlskoga, Sweden, produces metal components with 3D printing that are otherwise impossible to manufacture.

    The TTC (Manufacturing Technology Centre) in Karlskoga, Sweden, produces metal components with 3D printing that are otherwise impossible to manufacture.

     
  • 2015

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  • Conductive Ideas

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    This spring, Saab was lauded for being the first in its industry to bring Gallium Nitride –a game-changing semi-conductive material - to market. In turn, the Saab Innovation Prize goes to the engineers who made it happen.

    This spring, Saab was lauded for being the first in its industry to bring Gallium Nitride –a game-changing semi-conductive material - to market. In turn, the Saab Innovation Prize goes to the engineers who made it happen.

     
  • 3

  • Innovation in every fibre

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    It is the thinnest, strongest, most conductive material ever obtained and set to disrupt a range of industries. Now Saab is exploring whether Graphene can be used in camouflage.

    It is the thinnest, strongest, most conductive material ever obtained and set to disrupt a range of industries. Now Saab is exploring whether Graphene can be used in camouflage.

     
  • 2

  • How to find that energy

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    Imagine that you are driving a car, you hear something rattling. You get a little irritated and want to find out what is making the sound to silence it. But there are those who instead are interested in the rattling sound since it implies that there are vibrations, vibrations that can be used for creating energy.

    Imagine that you are driving a car, you hear something rattling. You get a little irritated and want to find out what is making the sound to silence it. But there are those who instead are interested in the rattling sound since it implies that there are vibrations, vibrations that can be used for creating energy.

     
  • Out of harm’s way

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    Navigating sea mines, challenging pirates, conducting scientific research, search and rescue. These are just some of the scenarios where an Unmanned Surface Vessel (USV) can perform critical tasks without putting sailors in harm's way.

    Navigating sea mines, challenging pirates, conducting scientific research, search and rescue. These are just some of the scenarios where an Unmanned Surface Vessel (USV) can perform critical tasks without putting sailors in harm's way.

     
  • 2014

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  • J-29 Tunnan in UN service

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    The first time Sweden participated in an airborne UN mission was in the 1960s during the Congo Crisis.The Swedish unit consisted of five Saab Tunnan J 29 and was initially not involved in any battles. The main task was to protect the UN’s air transport and, if necessary, provide fire support.

    The first time Sweden participated in an airborne UN mission was in the 1960s during the Congo Crisis.The Swedish unit consisted of five Saab Tunnan J 29 and was initially not involved in any battles. The main task was to protect the UN’s air transport and, if necessary, provide fire support.

     
  • Early aircraft production

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    The year is 1929 and work is in full swing in a workshop (later acquired by Saab) just outside Linköping in Sweden. Aircraft production has been under way for eleven years. Some aircraft are constructed and designed from scratch, while others are produced under license.

    The year is 1929 and work is in full swing in a workshop (later acquired by Saab) just outside Linköping in Sweden. Aircraft production has been under way for eleven years. Some aircraft are constructed and designed from scratch, while others are produced under license.

     
  • The first saab 340

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    The first Saab 340 was delivered to Swiss airline Crossair on June 6, 1984. Almost one week later, on June 12, the airline carried out its first flight with a paying passenger, Pope John Paul II.

    The first Saab 340 was delivered to Swiss airline Crossair on June 6, 1984. Almost one week later, on June 12, the airline carried out its first flight with a paying passenger, Pope John Paul II.

     
  • The Bantam

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    Developed in the late 1950s at Bofors, Karlskoga the Bofors Anti-Tank Missile, or BANTAM for short, was designed to neutralise all breeds of tank within a range of two kilometres.

    Developed in the late 1950s at Bofors, Karlskoga the Bofors Anti-Tank Missile, or BANTAM for short, was designed to neutralise all breeds of tank within a range of two kilometres.

     
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