Yep its time to revisit these tanks, and yes these drawings were created by me. It will take a while but i intend to make these updated articles as definitive as i can. Untill then expect some smaller articles on the topic of Swedish tanks in World of tanks and War thunder.
Great news everyone! We have found a new SPAAG. This Vehicle was found by WT forum user Private_Volk in a 1947 Bofors Catalog. fältautomatkanon m/45 This is the 57 mm L60 fältautomatkanon m/45 and it was one of a bunch of different 40 mm L60 replacements developed by Bofors in the 1940's. Apparently there is … Continue reading New SPAAG discovered: fältautomatkanon m/45
In the late 1970's the Swedish army decided that it would delay the purchase of new tanks to focus on lighter vehicle concepts. This in turn meant that the Swedish Army's existing stock of Centurions & Strv 103's would need to be upgraded for the 1980's-1990's battlefield. This would eventually result in the updated Strv … Continue reading Rheinmetall 10,5 cm Smoothbore Performance
I thought it would be fun to set up a thread for Q&A questions. Feel free to submit your questions about anything related to Swedish tanks, SPG's or AFV's and more (or tank related stuff found in the Swedish archives). I will try to get to your comments as soon as possible but they might … Continue reading Swedish Archives Q&A Thread
CONCEPT NO.14 Concept Description and Design Rationale (C) This design study shows a wheeled version of an armored scout vehicle. The intent of this design effort was to explore the feasibility of providing a wheeled vehicle of this type with good off road performance and soft soil mobility coupled with the almost indespensible capability to … Continue reading US AFV Concepts NO.14 ARMORED SCOUT VEHICLE, WHEELED
CONCEPT NO.13 Concept Description and Design Rationale (C) This design concept shows a tracked version of an Armored Scout Vehicle. The intent of this study was to pursue a somewhat traditional configuration approach, utilizing new components and sub-systems (C) The vehicle has a three man crew with all crew members having excellent functional vision. The … Continue reading US AFV Concepts NO.13 ARMORED SCOUT VEHICLE, TRACKED
Stormartillerivagn m/43 The Sav m/43 was a WW 2 era assault gun that served with the Swedish armed forces between 1945 and 1973. In total of 36 were built during 1944-47 by Scania-Vabis. These vehicles were initially equipped with short 75 mm guns but all vehicles were retrofitted with 105 mm guns in 1946. They … Continue reading Swedish Assault guns: Sav m/43 & Stormartilleripjäs fm/43-44