10th Armoured Regiment Södermanland Regiment, Swedish Army

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10TH ARMOURED REGIMENT SÖDERMANLAND REGIMENT, SWEDISH ARMY

Raised : 1627 as an Infantry Regiment Converted to Armour in 1942 as The Södermanland Armoured Regiment then with number 3. During 1957-1963 it was transfered back to the Infantry albeit as Armoured Infantry.
In 1963 for the last time transfered to the Armoured Troops, this time with number 10 as it has been during the Infantry Days. So there has not been any 8th or 9th Armoured Regiments in the Swedish Army.
Disbanded : 2004 Garrison : Strängnäs

Coat of arms (crest) of the 10th Armoured Regiment Södermanland Regiment, Swedish Army

Official blazon

I fält av guld Södermanlands vapenbild, en svart grip med röd beväring.

Origin/meaning

The Provincial Arms of Södermanland with Armour insignia.

Regimental Colour


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Literature: 1958 Regimental Colour from Carl Herlitz: Svenska arméns regementen. 1994 Colour from Christian Braunstein: Svenska Försvarsmaktens fälttecken efter millennieskiftet - Flags and Standards of the Swedish Armed Forces after the Turn of the Century. Christian Braunstein: Heraldiska vapen inom det svenska försvaret - Heraldry of the Swedish Armed Forces.