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WWII Tanks Vehicle Data Sheet

T-40S

USSR

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Armour Details

Turret

 Front 14mm@30(16.0mm)
 Side  10mm@10(10.0mm)
 Rear  7mm@0(7.0mm)
 Top  7mm@90(7.0mm)

Superstructure

 Front 14mm@30(16.0mm)
 Side  13mm@0(13.0mm)
 Rear  13mm@0(13.0mm)
 Top  10mm@90(10.0mm)

Hull

 Front 13mm@30(15.0mm)
 Side  13mm@0(13.0mm)
 Rear  9mm@0(9.0mm)
 Top  10mm@90(10.0mm)
Gun Mantlet 25 mm

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

Effective Armour - Maximum 16 (mm) - Minimum 7 (mm)

Specifications

Manufacture Dates 1940 - Unknown
Quantity Produced 200
Weight  6.2 (tonnes)
Crew 2
M.G's small 1
M.G's Large -
Length 4.31 (mtr)
Width 2.35 (mtr)
Height 1.99 (mtr)

Engine Details/Performance

Road Speed 26 (mph)
Cross Country Speed 17 (mph)
Range Road 210 (miles)
Range Cross Country 100 (miles)
Fuel Type Petrol
Fuel Capacity 45
Horse Power 85
Power/Weight 13.7 (HP/tonne)

General Information


The T-40S was a light tank , 200 of which were used by the russians between 1940 and 1945.

The vehicle was manned by a crew of 2 and was 2.35 metres wide, 4.31 metres long, 1.99 metres high and weighed 6.2 tonnes.

Powered by a 85hp petrol engine the T-40S was capable of a road speed of 26mph and a cross country speed of 17mph. The 45 gallon fuel capacity gave the T-40S a road range of 210 miles and a cross country range of 100 miles.

Based on the light tank chassis, the vehicle was armed with 1 light machine gun, a 20mm ShVAK automatic cannon with a muzzle velocity of 800m/sec which was capable of penetrating 18mm of armour at 800metres
Primary Armament
 
20mm ShVAK automatic cannon
 Calibre 20 mm
 Muzzle Velocity 800 m/sec
 Shell Weight 0.14 Kg
Range(metres) 100 200 400 800 1200 1600 2000 2400
Penetration(mm) 28 27 24 18
Flight Time(secs) 0.13 0.27 0.58 1.41
Hit Probability % 98 98 98 88
Penetration is mm through vertical plate - calculated
Probability is % chance of hit on a 2 x 2.4mtr static plate

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