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Combat Vehicle 90

General Characteristics (CV9030 export version)
Length: -
Width: -
Height: -
Weight:26 tons
Speed:70 km/h (road)
43 km/h (off-road)
Range: -
Primary armament: Bushmaster II, 30 mm cannon
Secondary armament:optional machine gun
Power plant: -
Crew: 3 + (8 passangers)

The Combat Vehicle 90 or CV 90 (Stridsfordon 90) is a Swedish infantry fighting vehicle produced by Alvis Hägglunds AB[?].

Production History Production of the CV 90 began in 1993, and over 1,000 vehicles have been ordered.


  • CV9040 - Variant in Swedish army service. Has a 40mm Bofors cannon
  • CV9030 - Export variant with a 30 mm gun. (used by Norway, Switzerland and Finland)
  • CV90105 - 105mm smoothbore tank turret/gun.
  • CV90120-T - Has a tank turret armed with a smoothbore[?] 120mm gun.
  • CV9040 AAV - Anti-Air Vehicle, fitted with radar and 40mm AA gun.

There are also forward observation and command vehicles which packs only a machine gun. They can be equipped with a dummy main gun to prevent them from being identified as such.

The CV 90 has also been fitted with the AMOS[?] (Advanced Mortar System).

External Links

  • Army Technology Combat Vehicle 90 (http://www.army-technology.com/projects/cv90/index)

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