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WWII Tanks Vehicle Data Sheet

Char Renault D1A

France

Char Renault D1A

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Armour Details

Turret

 Front 35mm@15(36.0mm)
 Side  25mm@15(26.0mm)
 Rear  25mm@15(26.0mm)
 Top  10mm@90(10.0mm)

Superstructure

 Front 35mm@45(49.0mm)
 Side  16mm@0(16.0mm)
 Rear  10mm@15(10.0mm)
 Top  10mm@85(10.0mm)

Hull

 Front 35mm@40(46.0mm)
 Side  10mm@0(10.0mm)
 Rear  10mm@15(10.0mm)
 Top  10mm@85(10.0mm)
Gun Mantlet 32 mm

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

Effective Armour - Maximum 49 (mm) - Minimum 10 (mm)

Specifications

Manufacture Dates 1931 - Unknown
Quantity Produced 100
Weight  12.92 (tonnes)
Crew 3
M.G's small 1
M.G's Large -
Length 5.83 (mtr)
Width 2.18 (mtr)
Height 2.41 (mtr)

Engine Details/Performance

Road Speed 13 (mph)
Cross Country Speed 6 (mph)
Range Road 56 (miles)
Range Cross Country - (miles)
Fuel Type Petrol
Fuel Capacity -
Horse Power 65
Power/Weight 5.03 (HP/tonne)

General Information


The Char Renault D1A was a infantry tank , 100 of which were used by the french between 1931 and 1945.

The vehicle was manned by a crew of 3 and was 2.18 metres wide, 5.83 metres long, 2.41 metres high and weighed 12.92 tonnes.

Powered by a 65hp petrol engine the Char Renault D1A was capable of a road speed of 13mph and a cross country speed of 6mph. The Char Renault D1A had a road range of 56 miles

Based on the infantry tank chassis, the vehicle was armed with 1 light machine gun, a 37 mm SA M1918 L/21 with a muzzle velocity of 388m/sec which was capable of penetrating 13mm of armour at 800metres
Primary Armament
 
37 mm SA M1918 L/21
 Calibre 37 mm
 Muzzle Velocity 388 m/sec
 Shell Weight 0.56 Kg
 Ammunition120 rounds carried
Range(metres) 100 200 400 800 1200 1600 2000 2400
Penetration(mm) 17 16 15 13 11 10 8 6
Flight Time(secs) 0.26 0.53 1.11 2.43 3.95 5.77 8.01 10.95
Hit Probability % 98 98 96 48 22 14 6 3
Penetration is mm through vertical plate - calculated
Probability is % chance of hit on a 2 x 2.4mtr static plate

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