World War 2 Swedish Tanks (1939-1945) - Tracked Combat Systems of the Swedish Army in the Second World War
While somehow managing to remain neutral during World War 2, Sweden was not content to wait for invasion and took to developing a line of indigenous tanks.There are a total of 10 World War 2 Swedish Tanks (1939-1945) - Tracked Combat Systems of the Swedish Army in the Second World War in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order (1-to-Z). Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily primary operator. Captured enemy tanks and Lend-Lease tanks are also included in this listing. Return to the World War 2 Tanks by Country Index.
The AH-IV Tankette was of Czech origins but saw operational service in foreign hands....
Though originally intended for the Czech Army, the German occupation negated such though and the LT vz 38 was press...
The French Renault FT-17 of 1917 broke new ground in the field of tanks, featuring a lightweight design with armame...
The Strv L-60 was an indigenous light tank design intended to make all current and future Swedish military products...
Interestingly, development of the indigenous Swedish m/31 tank was made possible with German backing....
The Strv m/38 Light Tank was essentially a refined version of the capable L-60 of 1935....
The Stridsvagn m/39 was a Swedish Army response to the very real threat of a Nazi invasion from the West....
The Stridsvagn Strv m/40 light tank became the first Swedish-designed combat tank to see quantitative production - ...
The Strv m/42 was the culmination of Swedish tank work begun in the 1920s and evolved throughout World War 2....