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WWII Tanks Vehicle Data Sheet

Light Tank MK I


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Armour Details


 Front 14mm@10(14.0mm)
 Side  11mm@40(14.0mm)
 Rear  11mm@0(11.0mm)
 Top  4mm@90(4.0mm)


 Front 15mm@45(21.0mm)
 Side  11mm@10(11.0mm)
 Rear  6mm@0(6.0mm)
 Top  4mm@90(4.0mm)


 Front 14mm@20(15.0mm)
 Side  11mm@0(11.0mm)
 Rear  6mm@0(6.0mm)
 Top  4mm@90(4.0mm)
Gun Mantlet n/a

Armour (x)mm @ (y) (Effective mm @ 0)

Effective Armour - Maximum 21 (mm) - Minimum 4 (mm)


Manufacture Dates 1930 - Unknown
Quantity Produced 8
Weight  4.8 (tonnes)
Crew 2
M.G's small 1
M.G's Large -
Length 4.05 (mtr)
Width 1.87 (mtr)
Height 1.72 (mtr)

Engine Details/Performance

Road Speed 30 (mph)
Cross Country Speed 20 (mph)
Range Road 160 (miles)
Range Cross Country - (miles)
Fuel Type Petrol
Fuel Capacity -
Horse Power 58
Power/Weight 12.08 (HP/tonne)

General Information

The Light Tank MK I was a light tank , 8 of which were used by the british between 1930 and 1945.

The vehicle was manned by a crew of 2 and was 1.87 metres wide, 4.05 metres long, 1.72 metres high and weighed 4.8 tonnes.

Powered by a 58hp petrol engine the Light Tank MK I was capable of a road speed of 30mph and a cross country speed of 20mph. The Light Tank MK I had a road range of 160 miles

Based on the light tank chassis, the vehicle was armed with 1 light machine gun.

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