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WWII Tanks Vehicle Data Sheet

Carro Armato M 13/40 Medium Tank

Italy

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Armour Details

Turret

 Front 37mm@16(38.0mm)
 Side  25mm@22(27.0mm)
 Rear  25mm@22(27.0mm)
 Top  14mm@85(14.0mm)

Superstructure

 Front 30mm@11(31.0mm)
 Side  25mm@9(25.0mm)
 Rear  25mm@0(25.0mm)
 Top  14mm@90(14.0mm)

Hull

 Front 30mm@45(42.0mm)
 Side  25mm@0(25.0mm)
 Rear  25mm@20(27.0mm)
 Top  6mm@90(6.0mm)
Gun Mantlet 43 mm

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

Effective Armour - Maximum 42 (mm) - Minimum 6 (mm)

Specifications

Manufacture Dates 1940 - Unknown
Quantity Produced 1960
Weight  14 (tonnes)
Crew 4
M.G's small 2
M.G's Large -
Length 4.98 (mtr)
Width 2.26 (mtr)
Height 2.4 (mtr)

Engine Details/Performance

Road Speed 21 (mph)
Cross Country Speed - (mph)
Range Road - (miles)
Range Cross Country - (miles)
Fuel Type Petrol
Fuel Capacity -
Horse Power -
Power/Weight - (HP/tonne)

General Information


The Carro Armato M 13/40 Medium Tank was an , 1960 of which were used by the italians between 1940 and 1945.

The vehicle was manned by a crew of 4 and was 2.26 metres wide, 4.98 metres long, 2.4 metres high and weighed 14 tonnes.

Powered by a hp petrol engine the Carro Armato M 13/40 Medium Tank was capable of a road speed of 21mph .

Based on the m13/40 chassis, the vehicle was armed with 2 light machine guns, a Cannone contracarro da 47/35 M35 L/39 with a muzzle velocity of 775m/sec which was capable of penetrating 47mm of armour at 800metres
Primary Armament
 
Cannone contracarro da 47/35 M35 L/39
 Calibre 47 mm
 Muzzle Velocity 775 m/sec
 Shell Weight 1.45 Kg
Range(metres) 100 200 400 800 1200 1600 2000 2400
Penetration(mm) 55 54 51 47 42 37 32 27
Flight Time(secs) 0.13 0.26 0.54 1.17 1.86 2.64 3.54 4.59
Hit Probability % 98 98 98 96 74 41 22 18
Penetration is mm through vertical plate - calculated
Probability is % chance of hit on a 2 x 2.4mtr static plate

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