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WWII Tanks Vehicle Data Sheet

Char Leger R-35 (Renault)

France

Char Leger R-35 (Renault)

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Armour Details

Turret

 Front 45mm@14(46.0mm)
 Side  40mm@30(46.0mm)
 Rear  40mm@30(46.0mm)
 Top  12mm@90(12.0mm)

Superstructure

 Front 32mm@45(45.0mm)
 Side  40mm@10(41.0mm)
 Rear  40mm@11(41.0mm)
 Top  13mm@90(13.0mm)

Hull

 Front 32mm@45(45.0mm)
 Side  40mm@0(40.0mm)
 Rear  40mm@35(49.0mm)
 Top  14mm@90(14.0mm)
Gun Mantlet 56 mm

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

Effective Armour - Maximum 49 (mm) - Minimum 12 (mm)

Specifications

Manufacture Dates 1935 - Unknown
Quantity Produced 1600
Weight  10 (tonnes)
Crew 2
M.G's small 1
M.G's Large -
Length 4.05 (mtr)
Width 1.87 (mtr)
Height 2.1 (mtr)

Engine Details/Performance

Road Speed 12.5 (mph)
Cross Country Speed 7.5 (mph)
Range Road 87 (miles)
Range Cross Country - (miles)
Fuel Type Petrol
Fuel Capacity -
Horse Power 82
Power/Weight 8.19 (HP/tonne)

General Information


The Char Leger R-35 (Renault) was a light tank , 1600 of which were used by the french between 1935 and 1945.

The vehicle was manned by a crew of 2 and was 1.87 metres wide, 4.05 metres long, 2.1 metres high and weighed 10 tonnes.

Powered by a 82hp petrol engine the Char Leger R-35 (Renault) was capable of a road speed of 12mph and a cross country speed of 7mph. The Char Leger R-35 (Renault) had a road range of 87 miles

Based on the light 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
 Ammunition100 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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