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WWII Tanks Vehicle Data Sheet

Inf Tank Mk II (Matilda II A12)
(also known as Matilda)


Inf Tank Mk II (Matilda  II A12)

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Armour Details


 Front 75mm@11(76.0mm)
 Side  75mm@0(75.0mm)
 Rear  75mm@0(75.0mm)
 Top  20mm@90(20.0mm)


 Front 48mm@67(123.0mm)
 Side  70mm@30(81.0mm)
 Rear  55mm@25(61.0mm)
 Top  20mm@90(20.0mm)


 Front 78mm@10(79.0mm)
 Side  65mm@0(65.0mm)
 Rear  55mm@25(61.0mm)
 Top  20mm@90(20.0mm)
Gun Mantlet n/a

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

Effective Armour - Maximum 123 (mm) - Minimum 20 (mm)


Manufacture Dates 1940 - Unknown
Quantity Produced -
Weight  26.5 (tonnes)
Crew 4
M.G's small 1
M.G's Large -
Length 5.69 (mtr)
Width 2.62 (mtr)
Height 2.46 (mtr)

Engine Details/Performance

Road Speed 15 (mph)
Cross Country Speed 8 (mph)
Range Road 100 (miles)
Range Cross Country 61 (miles)
Fuel Type Petrol
Fuel Capacity 56
Horse Power 174
Power/Weight 6.56 (HP/tonne)

General Information

The Inf Tank Mk II (Matilda II A12)also known as Matilda was a infantry tank used by the british between 1940 and 1945.

The vehicle was manned by a crew of 4 and was 2.62 metres wide, 5.69 metres long, 2.46 metres high and weighed 26.5 tonnes.

Powered by a 174hp petrol engine the Inf Tank Mk II (Matilda II A12) was capable of a road speed of 15mph and a cross country speed of 8mph. The 56 gallon fuel capacity gave the Inf Tank Mk II (Matilda II A12) a road range of 100 miles and a cross country range of 61 miles.

Based on the matilda 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
 Ammunition67 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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