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WWII Tanks Vehicle Data Sheet

AEC Armoured Car Mark I

Britain

AEC Armoured Car Mark I

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Armour Details

Turret

 Front 65mm@0(65.0mm)
 Side  60mm@0(60.0mm)
 Rear  60mm@0(60.0mm)
 Top  10mm@90(10.0mm)

Superstructure

 Front 25mm@45(35.0mm)
 Side  25mm@0(25.0mm)
 Rear  15mm@45(21.0mm)
 Top  20mm@90(20.0mm)

Hull

 Front 25mm@45(35.0mm)
 Side  25mm@0(25.0mm)
 Rear  15mm@45(21.0mm)
 Top  20mm@90(20.0mm)
Gun Mantlet 65 mm

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

Effective Armour - Maximum 65 (mm) - Minimum 10 (mm)

Specifications

Manufacture Dates 1942 - Unknown
Quantity Produced 122
Weight  11.18 (tonnes)
Crew 3
M.G's small 2
M.G's Large -
Length 5.23 (mtr)
Width 2.77 (mtr)
Height 2.56 (mtr)

Engine Details/Performance

Road Speed 40 (mph)
Cross Country Speed - (mph)
Range Road 250 (miles)
Range Cross Country - (miles)
Fuel Type Petrol
Fuel Capacity -
Horse Power 105
Power/Weight 9.39 (HP/tonne)

General Information


The AEC Armoured Car Mark I was an armoured car , 122 of which were used by the british between 1942 and 1945.

The vehicle was manned by a crew of 3 and was 2.77 metres wide, 5.23 metres long, 2.56 metres high and weighed 11.18 tonnes.

Powered by a 105hp petrol engine the AEC Armoured Car Mark I was capable of a road speed of 40mph . The AEC Armoured Car Mark I had a road range of 250 miles

Based on the armoured car chassis, the vehicle was armed with 2 light machine guns, 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
 Ammunition58 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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