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WWII Tanks Vehicle Data Sheet

BT-2

USSR

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Armour Details

Turret

 Front 13mm@10(13.0mm)
 Side  13mm@10(13.0mm)
 Rear  13mm@10(13.0mm)
 Top  10mm@90(10.0mm)

Superstructure

 Front 13mm@30(15.0mm)
 Side  13mm@0(13.0mm)
 Rear  10mm@0(10.0mm)
 Top  6mm@90(6.0mm)

Hull

 Front 13mm@30(15.0mm)
 Side  13mm@0(13.0mm)
 Rear  13mm@0(13.0mm)
 Top  6mm@90(6.0mm)
Gun Mantlet 40 mm

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

Effective Armour - Maximum 15 (mm) - Minimum 6 (mm)

Specifications

Manufacture Dates 1932 - Unknown
Quantity Produced -
Weight  11 (tonnes)
Crew 3
M.G's small 1
M.G's Large -
Length 5.54 (mtr)
Width 2.26 (mtr)
Height 1.95 (mtr)

Engine Details/Performance

Road Speed 69 (mph)
Cross Country Speed 39 (mph)
Range Road 187 (miles)
Range Cross Country 125 (miles)
Fuel Type Petrol
Fuel Capacity 88
Horse Power 400
Power/Weight 36.36 (HP/tonne)

General Information


The BT-2 was a medium tank used by the russians between 1932 and 1945.

The vehicle was manned by a crew of 3 and was 2.26 metres wide, 5.54 metres long, 1.95 metres high and weighed 11 tonnes.

Powered by a 400hp petrol engine the BT-2 was capable of a road speed of 69mph and a cross country speed of 39mph. The 88 gallon fuel capacity gave the BT-2 a road range of 187 miles and a cross country range of 125 miles.

Based on the bt chassis, the vehicle was armed with 1 light machine gun, a 37mm Hotchkiss L/21 with a muzzle velocity of 402m/sec which was capable of penetrating 11mm of armour at 800metres
Primary Armament
 
37mm Hotchkiss L/21
 Calibre 37 mm
 Muzzle Velocity 402 m/sec
 Shell Weight 0.45 Kg
Range(metres) 100 200 400 800 1200 1600 2000 2400
Penetration(mm) 14 13 13 11 9 8 6 5
Flight Time(secs) 0.25 0.51 1.07 2.34 3.81 5.57 7.73 10.56
Hit Probability % 98 98 98 54 22 14 7 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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