This Rock-Solid Gripen Jet Footage Was Shot at Breakneck Speeds

A special gyro camera resistant to speeds of up to 300 knots.

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Saab Defence and Security needed a heavy-duty camera system to capture its Gripen fighter jet’s top speeds of over 345 mph and US-based company Blue Sky helped by building a customized gyro-stabilized camera. Consisting of a 6K Red Dragon digital camera and $40K USD Canon lens, the 5-axis system yields rock-steady images, even at speeds of more than 300 knots.

Check the breath-taking, palm-sweat-inducing footage out above.

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