2nd Division, Swedish Army

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2ND DIVISION, SWEDISH ARMY

Coat of arms (crest) of the 2nd Division, Swedish Army

Official blazon

Fältet genom vågskuror två gånger delat av grönt, silver och blått; i silverfältet en gående svart varg.

(Per fess wavy vert, argent and azure, the argent field charged with a wolf passant sable).

Origin/meaning

The Division which was disbanded in 1997 was also known as the Lower Northern Division. The design symbolises the Northern Areas of Sweden which was the location of the Division. Behind was placed Command Batons which was the symbol of the Divisions. The Arms was approved in 1995.

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Literature:Heraldiska vapen inom det svenska försvaret - Heraldry of the Swedish Armed Forces.