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Fiat Ansaldo L6/40 Light Tank


Fiat Ansaldo L6/40 Light Tank

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Armour Details


 Front 40mm@10(41.0mm)
 Side  15mm@15(16.0mm)
 Rear  15mm@15(16.0mm)
 Top  6mm@90(6.0mm)


 Front 30mm@10(30.0mm)
 Side  15mm@10(15.0mm)
 Rear  15mm@0(15.0mm)
 Top  6mm@90(6.0mm)


 Front 30mm@10(30.0mm)
 Side  15mm@10(15.0mm)
 Rear  15mm@0(15.0mm)
Gun Mantlet 43 mm

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

Effective Armour - Maximum 41 (mm) - Minimum 6 (mm)


Manufacture Dates 1941 - Unknown
Quantity Produced -
Weight  6.8 (tonnes)
Crew 2
M.G's small 1
M.G's Large -
Length 3.88 (mtr)
Width 1.88 (mtr)
Height 1.89 (mtr)

Engine Details/Performance

Road Speed 26 (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 Fiat Ansaldo L6/40 Light Tank was an used by the italians between 1941 and 1945.

The vehicle was manned by a crew of 2 and was 1.88 metres wide, 3.88 metres long, 1.89 metres high and weighed 6.8 tonnes.

Powered by a hp petrol engine the Fiat Ansaldo L6/40 Light Tank was capable of a road speed of 26mph .

Based on the l6 chassis, the vehicle was armed with 1 light machine gun, a Cannone-Mitragliera da 20/65 modello 35 (Breda) with a muzzle velocity of 840m/sec which was capable of penetrating 18mm of armour at 800metres
Primary Armament
Cannone-Mitragliera da 20/65 modello 35 (Breda)
 Calibre 20 mm
 Muzzle Velocity 840 m/sec
 Shell Weight 0.14 Kg
Range(metres) 100 200 400 800 1200 1600 2000 2400
Penetration(mm) 30 28 25 18
Flight Time(secs) 0.12 0.25 0.55 1.34
Hit Probability % 98 98 98 90
Penetration is mm through vertical plate - calculated
Probability is % chance of hit on a 2 x 2.4mtr static plate

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