3rd Air Defence Regiment Roslagen Air Defence Regiment, Swedish Army

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3RD AIR DEFENCE REGIMENT ROSLAGEN AIR DEFENCE REGIMENT, SWEDISH ARMY

Raised : 1941 as Stockholms luftvärnsregemente, Name changed 1957
Disbanded : 2000
Garrison : Stockholm (1941-1952), Norrtälje (1952-2000)

Coat of arms (crest) of the 3rd Air Defence Regiment Roslagen Air Defence Regiment, Swedish Army

Official blazon

Origin/meaning

The Regiment was originaly raised as the Stockholm Air Defence Regiment, hence the St Erik's head in the regimental Coat of Arms.

Regiment Standard

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Literature: Regimental Standard from Carl Herlitz:Svenska arméns regementen. Christian Braunstein: Heraldiska vapen inom det svenska försvaret - Heraldry of the Swedish Armed Forces.