Panzer 58 (Pz 58)  Switzerland turned to an indigenous tank design in 1958, when her western allies were committing their resources to the Korean War.  It used a conventional design and was intended to counter Soviet T-54 MBTs.  The line was developed through the Pz 61, but Switzerland has since replaced them with German made Leopard IIs.

Panzer 58 (Pz 58) Switzerland turned to an indigenous tank design in 1958, when her western allies were committing their resources to the Korean War. It used a conventional design and was intended to counter Soviet T-54 MBTs. The line was developed through the Pz 61, but Switzerland has since replaced them with German made Leopard IIs.

Panzer 58 2nd prototype. The only one prototype equipped with 20 pounder gun.

Panzer 58 2nd prototype. The only one prototype equipped with 20 pounder gun.

ArtStation - German medium tank Panzer 58 (TIER VIII), Aleksander Galevskyi

ArtStation - German medium tank Panzer 58 (TIER VIII), Aleksander Galevskyi

ArtStation - German medium tank Panzer 58 (TIER VIII), Aleksander Galevskyi

ArtStation - German medium tank Panzer 58 (TIER VIII), Aleksander Galevskyi

ArtStation - German medium tank Panzer 58 (TIER VIII), Aleksander Galevskyi

ArtStation - German medium tank Panzer 58 (TIER VIII), Aleksander Galevskyi

A pair of prototype Panzer 58 tanks with their crew and munitions.

A pair of prototype Panzer 58 tanks with their crew and munitions.

ArtStation - Panzer 58. Corona render test, Aleksander Galevskyi

ArtStation - Panzer 58. Corona render test, Aleksander Galevskyi

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