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Cruiser Mk V (Covenanter C.S.)

General Details
Specifications
Manufacture Date(s)1940 - 1943
Quantity Produced0
Weightunknown
Crew4
M.G's small1
M.G's large(>10mm)0
Length5.85 mtr
Width2.65 mtr
Height2.26 mtr
Engine Details/Performance
Max Road Speed31 mph
Max Cross Country Speed25 mph
Range Road100 miles
Range Cross Country0 miles
Fuel TypeUnknown
Fuel Capacity0 gal
Horse Power300 hp
Power/Weightunknown
General Information
The Covenanter tank was a redesigned A13 by LMSR as a heavy cruiser tank that could rapidly move and provide good A/T performance.

The vehicle was designed to use the Meadows Flat-12 300hp engine driving the tracks, towards the main front idler over the 4 unevenly spaced large road wheels, round the idler and back under the roadwheels in the standard Christie style.

The vehicle was very fast and reached 30mph , the turret was a complex angular shape with a 3 inch howitzer. The vehicle was not used operationally due to serious overheating of the front mounted engine. The Covenanter C.S. was the close support version of the Covenanter I,II,III or IV.

Armour Details
Turret
Front40mm@20°(43mm)
Side16mm@20°(17mm)
Rear16mm@20°(17mm)
Top4mm@90°(4 mm)
Superstructure
Front40mm@45°(57mm)
Side14mm@0°(14mm)
Rear14mm@0°(14mm)
Top4mm@90°(4 mm)
Hull
Front40mm@30°(46mm)
Side14mm@0°(14mm)
Rear14mm@0°(14mm)
Top4mm@90°(4 mm)
Armour (x)mm @ (y)° (Effective mm @ 0°)
Effective Armour - Maximum 46 mm - Minimum 4 mm


Weapon Details
Ordnance Q.F. 3inch Howitzer
Manufacturedunknown - 1945
Calibre76.20mm
 
Ammunition Details
Name/Id Calibre Weight MVelocity Quoted Penetration
 
AP(AP) 76.20mm 7.65Kg   650M/Sec
Range(Mtr)1002004008001200160020002400
Flight Time(Secs) 0.16 0.32 0.65 1.38 2.19 3.12 4.17 5.39
Penetration(mm) 94 92 90 85 80 75 70 65
Hit Probability(%) 98 98 98 90 60 25 15 6

Hit probability is based on a static 2 x 2.4 metre panel at 0 degrees(vertical) at the range specified.

The data that has been used to create these records has come from Wikipedia, The Lone Sentry, The Bundes Archive and numerous books and websites that have provided the detailed information that has not been available anywhere else. The information we use to calculate the penetration tables, flight times and the hit probability comes from the Gun Calibre, the Shell Mass(Kg) and the muzzle velocity, plus range reductions to allow for gravity and wind resistance. This calculation originally came from a pre-war Krupp calculation which has been modified, and seems to fit the actual test results.

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