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Daimler Armoured Car MkI, II

Britain

Daimler Armoured Car MkI, II

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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@10(14.0mm)
 Side  10mm@45(14.0mm)
 Rear  10mm@45(14.0mm)
 Top  8mm@90(8.0mm)

Hull

 Front 14mm@45(20.0mm)
 Side  10mm@45(14.0mm)
 Rear  10mm@45(14.0mm)
 Top  8mm@90(8.0mm)
Gun Mantlet 40 mm

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

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

Specifications

Manufacture Dates 1941 - Unknown
Quantity Produced 2694
Weight  7.6 (tonnes)
Crew 3
M.G's small 1
M.G's Large -
Length 4 (mtr)
Width 2.46 (mtr)
Height 2.26 (mtr)

Engine Details/Performance

Road Speed 50 (mph)
Cross Country Speed - (mph)
Range Road 300 (miles)
Range Cross Country - (miles)
Fuel Type Petrol
Fuel Capacity 54
Horse Power 95
Power/Weight 12.5 (HP/tonne)

General Information


The Daimler Armoured Car MkI, II was an armoured car , 2694 of which were used by the british between 1941 and 1945.

The vehicle was manned by a crew of 3 and was 2.46 metres wide, 4 metres long, 2.26 metres high and weighed 7.6 tonnes.

Powered by a 95hp petrol engine the Daimler Armoured Car MkI, II was capable of a road speed of 50mph . The 54 gallon fuel capacity gave the Daimler Armoured Car MkI, II a road range of 300 miles

Based on the armoured car 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
 Ammunition52 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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