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WWII Tanks Vehicle Data Sheet

Char Renault D1B

France

Char Renault D1B

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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 1932 - Unknown
Quantity Produced 60
Weight  18.13 (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 3.58 (HP/tonne)

General Information


The Char Renault D1B was a infantry tank , 60 of which were used by the french between 1932 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 18.13 tonnes.

Powered by a 65hp petrol engine the Char Renault D1B was capable of a road speed of 13mph and a cross country speed of 6mph. The Char Renault D1B had a road range of 56 miles

Based on the infantry tank chassis, the vehicle was armed with 1 light machine gun, a C.L. de 47 antichar SA-L mle1937 L/53 with a muzzle velocity of 855m/sec which was capable of penetrating 61mm of armour at 800metres
Primary Armament
 
C.L. de 47 antichar SA-L mle1937 L/53
 Calibre 47 mm
 Muzzle Velocity 855 m/sec
 Shell Weight 1.72 Kg
 Ammunition112 rounds carried
Range(metres) 100 200 400 800 1200 1600 2000 2400
Penetration(mm) 72 71 68 61 55 49 42 36
Flight Time(secs) 0.11 0.24 0.49 1.06 1.68 2.39 3.21 4.16
Hit Probability % 98 98 98 98 81 54 25 20
Penetration is mm through vertical plate - calculated
Probability is % chance of hit on a 2 x 2.4mtr static plate

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