Copyright © 2021

The work of Euromaidan Press is supported by the International Renaissance Foundation

When referencing our materials, please include an active hyperlink to the Euromaidan Press material and a maximum 500-character extract of the story. To reprint anything longer, written permission must be acquired from [email protected].

Privacy and Cookie Policies.

Ukraine to receive CV90 infantry fighting vehicles from Sweden – Ukrainian Defense Ministry

Sedish Army’s Stridsfordon 90 (Combat Vehicle 90 or CV90) tracked armored combat vehicle, 2012. Photo: Wikimedia commons/Jorchr .
Ukraine to receive CV90 infantry fighting vehicles from Sweden – Ukrainian Defense Ministry

The Armed Forces of Ukraine will receive CV90 infantry fighting vehicles from Sweden, according to a Telegram post by Ukraine’s Defense Ministry, Ukrinform reports.

The ministry says Ukrainian crews are already completing training to master these vehicles, which are in service with some NATO member states.

The post also has a video showing remarks by Swedish Defense Minister Pål Jonson at a briefing in Kyiv on 25 May:

“We discussed some of the deliveries that Sweden [is] providing for Ukraine. That, of course, includes the CV90s, we’re working on the Archer system, and on the tanks. And the fact that we are providing you with all those assets means that you can also do combined arms,” the Minister notes.

Previously, the CV90s transferred by rail were spotted in Germany:

Sweden announced in January that it would send 50 of its CV90 combat vehicles to Ukraine.

Read also:

You could close this page. Or you could join our community and help us produce more materials like this.  We keep our reporting open and accessible to everyone because we believe in the power of free information. This is why our small, cost-effective team depends on the support of readers like you to bring deliver timely news, quality analysis, and on-the-ground reports about Russia's war against Ukraine and Ukraine's struggle to build a democratic society. A little bit goes a long way: for as little as the cost of one cup of coffee a month, you can help build bridges between Ukraine and the rest of the world, plus become a co-creator and vote for topics we should cover next. Become a patron or see other ways to support. Become a Patron!

To suggest a correction or clarification, write to us here

You can also highlight the text and press Ctrl + Enter

Please leave your suggestions or corrections here