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Light Tank Mk VI /Mk VIA /Mk VIB


Light Tank Mk VI /Mk VIA /Mk VIB

Armour Details


 Front 14mm@10(14.0mm)
 Side  11mm@40(14.0mm)
 Rear  11mm@0(11.0mm)
 Top  4mm@90(4.0mm)


 Front 14mm@45(20.0mm)
 Side  11mm@10(11.0mm)
 Rear  6mm@0(6.0mm)
 Top  4mm@90(4.0mm)


 Front 14mm@20(15.0mm)
 Side  11mm@0(11.0mm)
 Rear  6mm@0(6.0mm)
 Top  4mm@90(4.0mm)
Gun Mantlet n/a

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

Effective Armour - Maximum 20 (mm) - Minimum 4 (mm)


Manufacture Dates 1936 - Unknown
Quantity Produced 1320
Weight  4.8 (tonnes)
Crew 3
M.G's small 1
M.G's Large -
Length 4.05 (mtr)
Width 2.09 (mtr)
Height 2.28 (mtr)

Engine Details/Performance

Road Speed 32 (mph)
Cross Country Speed 25 (mph)
Range Road 125 (miles)
Range Cross Country 87 (miles)
Fuel Type Petrol
Fuel Capacity 74
Horse Power 88
Power/Weight 18.33 (HP/tonne)

General Information

The Light Tank Mk VI /Mk VIA /Mk VIB was a light tank , 1320 of which were used by the british between 1936 and 1945.

The vehicle was manned by a crew of 3 and was 2.09 metres wide, 4.05 metres long, 2.28 metres high and weighed 4.8 tonnes.

Powered by a 88hp petrol engine the Light Tank Mk VI /Mk VIA /Mk VIB was capable of a road speed of 32mph and a cross country speed of 25mph. The 74 gallon fuel capacity gave the Light Tank Mk VI /Mk VIA /Mk VIB a road range of 125 miles and a cross country range of 87 miles.

Based on the light tank chassis, the vehicle was armed with 1 light machine gun.

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