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WWII Tanks Vehicle Data Sheet

Char Leger H-35 (Hotchkiss)

France

Char Leger H-35 (Hotchkiss)

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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 34mm@7(34.0mm)
 Side  34mm@20(36.0mm)
 Rear  34mm@25(38.0mm)
 Top  22mm@89(22.0mm)

Hull

 Front 33mm@30(38.0mm)
 Side  34mm@0(34.0mm)
 Rear  22mm@30(25.0mm)
 Top  12mm@90(12.0mm)
Gun Mantlet 45 mm

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

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

Specifications

Manufacture Dates 1936 - Unknown
Quantity Produced 400
Weight  10.6 (tonnes)
Crew 2
M.G's small 1
M.G's Large -
Length 4.26 (mtr)
Width 1.87 (mtr)
Height 2.15 (mtr)

Engine Details/Performance

Road Speed 17 (mph)
Cross Country Speed 7.5 (mph)
Range Road 100 (miles)
Range Cross Country - (miles)
Fuel Type Petrol
Fuel Capacity -
Horse Power 75
Power/Weight 7.07 (HP/tonne)

General Information


The Char Leger H-35 (Hotchkiss) was a light tank , 400 of which were used by the french between 1936 and 1945.

The vehicle was manned by a crew of 2 and was 1.87 metres wide, 4.26 metres long, 2.15 metres high and weighed 10.6 tonnes.

Powered by a 75hp petrol engine the Char Leger H-35 (Hotchkiss) was capable of a road speed of 17mph and a cross country speed of 7mph. The Char Leger H-35 (Hotchkiss) had a road range of 100 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
 Ammunition58 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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