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WWII Tanks Vehicle Data Sheet

Cruiser Mk II

Britain

Cruiser Mk II

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Armour Details

Turret

 Front 30mm@20(32.0mm)
 Side  26mm@20(28.0mm)
 Rear  30mm@20(32.0mm)
 Top  7mm@90(7.0mm)

Superstructure

 Front 22mm@45(31.0mm)
 Side  22mm@0(22.0mm)
 Rear  12mm@0(12.0mm)
 Top  7mm@90(7.0mm)

Hull

 Front 22mm@30(25.0mm)
 Side  22mm@0(22.0mm)
 Rear  12mm@0(12.0mm)
 Top  7mm@90(7.0mm)
Gun Mantlet n/a

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

Effective Armour - Maximum 32 (mm) - Minimum 7 (mm)

Specifications

Manufacture Dates 1939 - Unknown
Quantity Produced 13
Weight  13.75 (tonnes)
Crew 5
M.G's small 2
M.G's Large -
Length 5.6 (mtr)
Width 2.56 (mtr)
Height 2.62 (mtr)

Engine Details/Performance

Road Speed 16 (mph)
Cross Country Speed 8 (mph)
Range Road 100 (miles)
Range Cross Country - (miles)
Fuel Type Petrol
Fuel Capacity 117
Horse Power 150
Power/Weight 10.9 (HP/tonne)

General Information


The Cruiser Mk II was a cruiser tank , 13 of which were used by the british between 1939 and 1945.

The vehicle was manned by a crew of 5 and was 2.56 metres wide, 5.6 metres long, 2.62 metres high and weighed 13.75 tonnes.

Powered by a 150hp petrol engine the Cruiser Mk II was capable of a road speed of 16mph and a cross country speed of 8mph. The 117 gallon fuel capacity gave the Cruiser Mk II a road range of 100 miles

Based on the cruiser tank chassis, the vehicle was armed with 2 light machine guns, a Ordnance Q.F. 2pdr with a muzzle velocity of 792m/sec which was capable of penetrating 47mm of armour at 800metres
Primary Armament
 
Ordnance Q.F. 2pdr
 Calibre 40 mm
 Muzzle Velocity 792 m/sec
 Shell Weight 1.08 Kg
 Ammunition100 rounds carried
Range(metres) 100 200 400 800 1200 1600 2000 2400
Penetration(mm) 58 56 53 47 41 35 29 23
Flight Time(secs) 0.12 0.26 0.54 1.17 1.89 2.73 3.74 5.01
Hit Probability % 98 98 98 96 74 39 22 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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