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WWII Tanks Vehicle Data Sheet

Renault BS

France

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Armour Details

 

   
   
   
   

 

   
   
   
   

 

 
   
   
   
Gun Mantlet n/a

Effective Armour - Maximum 22 (mm) - Minimum - (mm)

Specifications

Manufacture Dates 1918 - Unknown
Quantity Produced -
Weight  7.2 (tonnes)
Crew 2
M.G's small -
M.G's Large -
Length 4.08 (mtr)
Width 1.74 (mtr)
Height 2.15 (mtr)

Engine Details/Performance

Road Speed 4.8 (mph)
Cross Country Speed - (mph)
Range Road - (miles)
Range Cross Country - (miles)
Fuel Type Petrol
Fuel Capacity -
Horse Power 35
Power/Weight 4.86 (HP/tonne)

General Information


The Renault BS was a light tank used by the french between 1918 and 1945.

The vehicle was manned by a crew of 2 and was 1.74 metres wide, 4.08 metres long, 2.15 metres high and weighed 7.2 tonnes.

Powered by a 35hp petrol engine the Renault BS was capable of a road speed of 4mph .

Based on the light tank chassis, the vehicle was armed with a 75 mm SA M1935 L/17.1 with a muzzle velocity of 300m/sec which was capable of penetrating 31mm of armour at 800metres
Primary Armament
 
75 mm SA M1935 L/17.1
 Calibre 75 mm
 Muzzle Velocity 300 m/sec
 Shell Weight 6 Kg
Range(metres) 100 200 400 800 1200 1600 2000 2400
Penetration(mm) 35 34 33 31 29 28 26 24
Flight Time(secs) 0.33 0.68 1.38 2.87 4.46 6.15 7.97 9.93
Hit Probability % 98 98 90 34 20 12 7 4
Penetration is mm through vertical plate - calculated
Probability is % chance of hit on a 2 x 2.4mtr static plate

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