Strv 74

Last updated on October 3, 2020

swedenStrv 74

Tank ID: 1409 Nation: Sweden Name: Strv 74 Tank Type: MediumTank Tag: S07_Strv_74 Tier: VI

Crew Members of Strv 74:
Member: Commander
Roles: Commander & Radio Operator

Member: Driver
Roles: Driver

Member: Gunner
Roles: Gunner

Member: Loader
Roles: Loader

In the early 1950s, the Centurion medium tank entered service in the Swedish army, yet a lighter and more maneuverable vehicle was required. It was decided to modernize the old Strv m/42 vehicles by equipping them with a new turret and armament. The tank received a new name, Strv 74. A total of 225 vehicles were manufactured from 1957 through 1960. The Swedish army continued to use the vehicle until the end of 1984.

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