The swedish S-tank with its advanced
technical solutions was admired by many and intrigued all. With heavy use
of hydraulics, a 10,5cmautoloader,
electronics, hydropneumatic suspension and a gasturbine engine it was
clearly before its time.
This swedish made AFV is the best in its
class today. The hard hitting 40 mm Bofors autocannon firing sabot and HE
gives extraordinary firepower. Mobility and agility is exceptional. Its
extreme combat capability was proven when Norway chose a version of it over
the M2 Bradley.
When it entered service in the sixties it
was clearly the best in its class and it still holds many advantages over
more modern designs. Durable and reliable with good firepower and
protection it will serve on for decades to come.
This tankdestroyer entered service in the
seventies and has some features that clearly are better than more modern
designs. Fast and with exceptional mobility it was well suited for ambush
style tactics against heavier opponents.
Here you will find information on swedish
military hsitory. A history full of remarkable victories and tragic
defeats. Once risen from military insignificanse toa great power and then reduced to a
second rate power in defeat , the last wars regave respect even if the past
days of great power for always were gone.
The army is to undergo a cutback that can only
be described as a chainsaw massacre similar to the one of 1925. Read about
what was and is. Soon it´ll be gone alltogether. To the left the heraldic
symbol of Hälsinglands regiment. Already disbanded