A Preview of upcomming articles

  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.

New SPAAG discovered: fältautomatkanon m/45

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

US AFV Concepts NO.14 ARMORED SCOUT VEHICLE, WHEELED

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

US AFV Concepts NO.13 ARMORED SCOUT VEHICLE, TRACKED

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

Swedish Assault guns: Sav m/43 & Stormartilleripjäs fm/43-44

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

US AFV Concepts NO.12 – SELF-PROPELLED ARTILLERY (NUCLEAR PROTECTION)

CONCEPT NO.12 Concept Description and Design Rationale (C) This is a concept design study of a self propelled 155 mm howitzer that provides a measure of nuclear protection to the two man crew. The intent of this study was to explore the design problems and operational constraints involved in providing nuclear protection for the crew … Continue reading US AFV Concepts NO.12 – SELF-PROPELLED ARTILLERY (NUCLEAR PROTECTION)

US AFV Concepts NO.11 – ARMORED SELF-PROPELLED ARTILLERY

CONCEPT NO.11 Concept Description and Design Rationale (C) This is a design study of an armored self propelled 155 mm howitzer with a completely automated weapon system. (C) The weapon, projectiles, propellant, fuses and automatic handling and automatic loading devices are enclosed in a compartment that can be elevated and traversed. The three crew members … Continue reading US AFV Concepts NO.11 – ARMORED SELF-PROPELLED ARTILLERY

US AFV Concepts NO.10 – INFANTRY CARRIER (LOW PROFILE)

CONCEPT NO.10 INFANTRY CARRIER (LOW PROFILE) Concept Description and Design Rationale (C) This is another design study of an Armored Infantry Carrier. The purpose of this study was to explore the design feasibility of a reduced height personnel carrier that would have the minimum projected target area. (C) The vehicle has a seven-man crew The … Continue reading US AFV Concepts NO.10 – INFANTRY CARRIER (LOW PROFILE)