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WWII Tanks Vehicle Data Sheet

Char Renault D2

France

Char Renault D2

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Armour Details

Turret

 Front 45mm@25(50.0mm)
 Side  40mm@30(46.0mm)
 Rear  40mm@30(46.0mm)
 Top  12mm@90(12.0mm)

Superstructure

 Front 40mm@20(43.0mm)
 Side  35mm@0(35.0mm)
 Rear  30mm@0(30.0mm)
 Top  20mm@90(20.0mm)

Hull

 Front 40mm@20(43.0mm)
 Side  35mm@0(35.0mm)
 Rear  30mm@0(30.0mm)
 Top  20mm@90(20.0mm)
Gun Mantlet 45 mm

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

Effective Armour - Maximum 50 (mm) - Minimum 12 (mm)

Specifications

Manufacture Dates 1934 - Unknown
Quantity Produced 100
Weight  18.5 (tonnes)
Crew 3
M.G's small 2
M.G's Large -
Length 5.51 (mtr)
Width 2.69 (mtr)
Height 2.23 (mtr)

Engine Details/Performance

Road Speed 20 (mph)
Cross Country Speed 10 (mph)
Range Road 62 (miles)
Range Cross Country - (miles)
Fuel Type Petrol
Fuel Capacity -
Horse Power 150
Power/Weight 8.1 (HP/tonne)

General Information


The Char Renault D2 was a infantry tank , 100 of which were used by the french between 1934 and 1945.

The vehicle was manned by a crew of 3 and was 2.69 metres wide, 5.51 metres long, 2.23 metres high and weighed 18.5 tonnes.

Powered by a 150hp petrol engine the Char Renault D2 was capable of a road speed of 20mph and a cross country speed of 10mph. The Char Renault D2 had a road range of 62 miles

Based on the infantry tank chassis, the vehicle was armed with 2 light machine guns, 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
 Ammunition110 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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