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WWII Tanks Vehicle Data Sheet

Vickers Mk I

Britain

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Armour Details

 

   
   
   
   

 

   
   
   
   

 

 
   
   
   
Gun Mantlet n/a

Effective Armour - Maximum 6.5 (mm) - Minimum - (mm)

Specifications

Manufacture Dates 1924 - Unknown
Quantity Produced -
Weight  11.7 (tonnes)
Crew 5
M.G's small 6
M.G's Large -
Length 5.38 (mtr)
Width 2.8 (mtr)
Height 2.85 (mtr)

Engine Details/Performance

Road Speed 15 (mph)
Cross Country Speed - (mph)
Range Road - (miles)
Range Cross Country - (miles)
Fuel Type Petrol
Fuel Capacity -
Horse Power 90
Power/Weight 7.69 (HP/tonne)

General Information


The Vickers Mk I was a medium tank used by the british between 1924 and 1945.

The vehicle was manned by a crew of 5 and was 2.8 metres wide, 5.38 metres long, 2.85 metres high and weighed 11.7 tonnes.

Powered by a 90hp petrol engine the Vickers Mk I was capable of a road speed of 15mph .

Based on the medium tank chassis, the vehicle was armed with 6 light machine guns, a Ordnance Q.F. 2pdr with a muzzle velocity of 792m/sec which was capable of penetrating 47mm of armour at 800metres
Primary Armament
 
Ordnance Q.F. 2pdr
 Calibre 40 mm
 Muzzle Velocity 792 m/sec
 Shell Weight 1.08 Kg
Range(metres) 100 200 400 800 1200 1600 2000 2400
Penetration(mm) 58 56 53 47 41 35 29 23
Flight Time(secs) 0.12 0.26 0.54 1.17 1.89 2.73 3.74 5.01
Hit Probability % 98 98 98 96 74 39 22 16
Penetration is mm through vertical plate - calculated
Probability is % chance of hit on a 2 x 2.4mtr static plate

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