7th Armoured Regiment Southern Scania Regiment, Swedish Army

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7TH ARMOURED REGIMENT SOUTHERN SCANIA REGIMENT, SWEDISH ARMY

Raised : 1811 as an Infantry Regiment, converted to Armour in 1963

Coat of arms (crest) of the 7th Armoured Regiment Southern Scania Regiment, Swedish Army


Official blazon

I fält av guld, Skånes vapenbild, ett rött avslitet griphuvud med blå öppen krona och blå beväring.


Motto: (not shown) Slå snabbt - slå hårt = Strike fast - Strike hard.

Origin/meaning

The Provincial Arms of Scania with Armoured insiginia. The Motto was chosen by colonel CA Ehrensvärd then regimental Commander. When he led the transformation of the Regiment into a motorized unit during the years 1941-1942.

Regimental Colour


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Literature: Christian Braunstein: Heraldiska vapen inom det svenska försvaret - Heraldry of the Swedish Armed Forces; Tjänstemeddelanden för Försvarsmakten TFG 950009. Colour from Carl Herlitz: Svenska arméns regementen.