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WWII Tanks Vehicle Data Sheet

AMC34 (Renault Type YR)

France

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Armour Details

Turret

 Front 16mm@20(17.0mm)
 Side  16mm@15(17.0mm)
 Rear  16mm@15(17.0mm)
 Top  5mm@85(5.0mm)

Superstructure

 Front 20mm@25(22.0mm)
 Side  12mm@0(12.0mm)
 Rear  12mm@0(12.0mm)
 Top  5mm@87(5.0mm)

Hull

 Front 20mm@40(26.0mm)
 Side  8mm@0(8.0mm)
 Rear  12mm@0(12.0mm)
 Top  5mm@87(5.0mm)
Gun Mantlet 22 mm

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

Effective Armour - Maximum 26 (mm) - Minimum 5 (mm)

Specifications

Manufacture Dates 1935 - Unknown
Quantity Produced 12
Weight  10.8 (tonnes)
Crew 3
M.G's small 1
M.G's Large -
Length 4.02 (mtr)
Width 2.08 (mtr)
Height 2.31 (mtr)

Engine Details/Performance

Road Speed 25 (mph)
Cross Country Speed 18.6 (mph)
Range Road 125 (miles)
Range Cross Country - (miles)
Fuel Type Petrol
Fuel Capacity -
Horse Power 120
Power/Weight 11.11 (HP/tonne)

General Information


The AMC34 (Renault Type YR) was a light tank , 12 of which were used by the french between 1935 and 1945.

The vehicle was manned by a crew of 3 and was 2.08 metres wide, 4.02 metres long, 2.31 metres high and weighed 10.8 tonnes.

Powered by a 120hp petrol engine the AMC34 (Renault Type YR) was capable of a road speed of 25mph and a cross country speed of 18mph. The AMC34 (Renault Type YR) had a road range of 125 miles

Based on the light tank chassis, the vehicle was armed with 1 light machine gun, a C.L. de 25 antichar SA-L mle1934 L/72 with a muzzle velocity of 918m/sec which was capable of penetrating 35mm of armour at 800metres
Primary Armament
 
C.L. de 25 antichar SA-L mle1934 L/72
 Calibre 25 mm
 Muzzle Velocity 918 m/sec
 Shell Weight 0.32 Kg
Range(metres) 100 200 400 800 1200 1600 2000 2400
Penetration(mm) 50 48 43 35 27 18 10
Flight Time(secs) 0.11 0.23 0.49 1.13 1.96 3.18 5.35
Hit Probability % 98 98 98 96 69 25 16
Penetration is mm through vertical plate - calculated
Probability is % chance of hit on a 2 x 2.4mtr static plate

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