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WWII Tanks Vehicle Data Sheet

M3 Half Track

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M3 Half Track

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Armour Details

 

   
   
   
   

Superstructure

 Front 12mm@0(12.0mm)
 Side  6mm@0(6.0mm)
 Rear  6mm@0(6.0mm)
   

Hull

 Front 12mm@0(12.0mm)
 Side  6mm@0(6.0mm)
 Rear  6mm@0(6.0mm)
   
Gun Mantlet n/a

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

Effective Armour - Maximum 12 (mm) - Minimum 6 (mm)

Specifications

Manufacture Dates 1940 - 1945
Quantity Produced 41000
Weight  8.48 (tonnes)
Crew 3
M.G's small 1
M.G's Large -
Length 6.46 (mtr)
Width 2.18 (mtr)
Height 2.15 (mtr)

Engine Details/Performance

Road Speed 45 (mph)
Cross Country Speed 35 (mph)
Range Road 175 (miles)
Range Cross Country - (miles)
Fuel Type Petrol
Fuel Capacity 60
Horse Power 147
Power/Weight - (HP/tonne)

General Information


The M3 Half Track was an armoured personnel carrier , 41000 of which were used by the americans between 1940 and 1945.

The vehicle was manned by a crew of 3 and was 2.18 metres wide, 6.46 metres long, 2.15 metres high and weighed 8.48 tonnes.

Powered by a 147hp petrol engine the M3 Half Track was capable of a road speed of 45mph and a cross country speed of 35mph. The 60 gallon fuel capacity gave the M3 Half Track a road range of 175 miles

Based on the armoured personnel carrier chassis, the vehicle was armed with 1 light machine gun.
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