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WWII Tanks Vehicle Data Sheet

Inf Tank Mk IV (Churchill VIII)
(also known as Churchill)

Britain

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Armour Details

Turret

 Front 152mm@0(152.0mm)
 Side  95mm@0(95.0mm)
 Rear  95mm@0(95.0mm)
 Top  20mm@90(20.0mm)

Superstructure

 Front 152mm@20(162.0mm)
 Side  95mm@0(95.0mm)
 Rear  50mm@0(50.0mm)
 Top  19mm@90(19.0mm)

Hull

 Front 50mm@70(146.0mm)
 Side  95mm@0(95.0mm)
 Rear  50mm@0(50.0mm)
 Top  19mm@90(19.0mm)
Gun Mantlet n/a

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

Effective Armour - Maximum 162 (mm) - Minimum 19 (mm)

Specifications

Manufacture Dates 1941 - 1945
Quantity Produced 1600
Weight  40 (tonnes)
Crew 5
M.G's small 2
M.G's Large -
Length 7.51 (mtr)
Width 3.28 (mtr)
Height 2.49 (mtr)

Engine Details/Performance

Road Speed 15 (mph)
Cross Country Speed 8 (mph)
Range Road 90 (miles)
Range Cross Country 52 (miles)
Fuel Type Petrol
Fuel Capacity 190
Horse Power 350
Power/Weight 8.75 (HP/tonne)

General Information


The Inf Tank Mk IV (Churchill VIII)also known as Churchill was a infantry tank , 1600 of which were used by the british between 1941 and 1945.

The vehicle was manned by a crew of 5 and was 3.28 metres wide, 7.51 metres long, 2.49 metres high and weighed 40 tonnes.

Powered by a 350hp petrol engine the Inf Tank Mk IV (Churchill VIII) was capable of a road speed of 15mph and a cross country speed of 8mph. The 190 gallon fuel capacity gave the Inf Tank Mk IV (Churchill VIII) a road range of 90 miles and a cross country range of 52 miles.

Based on the churchill chassis, the vehicle was armed with 2 light machine guns, a Ordnance Q.F. 95mm Howitzer with a muzzle velocity of 503m/sec which was capable of penetrating 84mm of armour at 800metres
Primary Armament
 
Ordnance Q.F. 95mm Howitzer
 Calibre 95 mm
 Muzzle Velocity 503 m/sec
 Shell Weight 14.8 Kg
 Ammunition47 rounds carried
Range(metres) 100 200 400 800 1200 1600 2000 2400
Penetration(mm) 90 89 88 84 80 76 72 68
Flight Time(secs) 0.2 0.4 0.81 1.68 2.59 3.55 4.56 5.62
Hit Probability % 98 98 98 81 44 22 18 14
Penetration is mm through vertical plate - calculated
Probability is % chance of hit on a 2 x 2.4mtr static plate

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