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WWII Tanks Vehicle Data Sheet

Light Tank Mk VII Tetrarch
(also known as Tetrarch)

Britain

Light Tank Mk VII Tetrarch

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Armour Details

Turret

 Front 14mm@10(14.0mm)
 Side  14mm@10(14.0mm)
 Rear  14mm@10(14.0mm)
 Top  4mm@90(4.0mm)

Superstructure

 Front 14mm@45(20.0mm)
 Side  10mm@0(10.0mm)
 Rear  10mm@0(10.0mm)
 Top  5mm@90(5.0mm)

Hull

 Front 14mm@30(16.0mm)
 Side  10mm@0(10.0mm)
 Rear  10mm@0(10.0mm)
 Top  5mm@90(5.0mm)
Gun Mantlet n/a

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

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

Specifications

Manufacture Dates 1940 - Unknown
Quantity Produced 177
Weight  7.5 (tonnes)
Crew 3
M.G's small 1
M.G's Large -
Length 4.15 (mtr)
Width 2.34 (mtr)
Height 2.12 (mtr)

Engine Details/Performance

Road Speed 40 (mph)
Cross Country Speed 28 (mph)
Range Road 140 (miles)
Range Cross Country - (miles)
Fuel Type Petrol
Fuel Capacity -
Horse Power 120
Power/Weight 16 (HP/tonne)

General Information


The Light Tank Mk VII Tetrarchalso known as Tetrarch was a light tank , 177 of which were used by the british between 1940 and 1945.

The vehicle was manned by a crew of 3 and was 2.34 metres wide, 4.15 metres long, 2.12 metres high and weighed 7.5 tonnes.

Powered by a 120hp petrol engine the Light Tank Mk VII Tetrarch was capable of a road speed of 40mph and a cross country speed of 28mph. The Light Tank Mk VII Tetrarch had a road range of 140 miles

Based on the light tank chassis, the vehicle was armed with 1 light machine gun, 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
 Ammunition50 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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