16th Wing Uppland Wing, Swedish Air Force

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16TH WING UPPLAND WING, SWEDISH AIR FORCE

Raised : 1943-1944
Disbanded : 2003
Garrison : Uppsala

Arms of 16th Wing Uppland Wing, Swedish Air Force

(Old Arms)
Arms of 16th Wing Uppland Wing, Swedish Air Force

(Arms since 1994)

Official blazon

Origin/meaning

As the 2nd Wing used the Uppland Arms when the 16th Wing was raised the new Wing used the Arms of the Vasa Dynasty. As the 2nd Wing was disbanded the Uppland Coat of Arms was free to be used by the 16th Wing. The 16th Wing was raised in 1943 and disbanded in 2003.

Wing Colour

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Literature:Christian Braunstein: Svenska flygvapnets förband och skolor under 1900-talet.