Laupen 14t and Laupen 16t

Switzerland (1950) Light Tanks – Paper Projects The Laupen tanks are two light tank projects which have been found at the Swiss National Archives, dating from 1950. These designs were meant to be able to defeat the Soviet IS-3 heavy tank which had shocked the western world in 1945, while still being light enough to…

Panzer 74

 Switzerland (1969) Main Battle Tank – Paper Project Overview The Swiss Panzer 74 was a Main Battle Tank Project started in 1969. It was meant as an upgrade to the Panzer 68 tank then in service with the Swiss army, as it had begun to be regarded as underarmored for its time. New, better protected and…