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WWII Tanks Vehicle Data Sheet

Cruiser Mk VII (Cavalier A24)
(also known as Cavalier)


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Armour Details


 Front 76mm@0(76.0mm)
 Side  63mm@0(63.0mm)
 Rear  57mm@0(57.0mm)
 Top  20mm@81(20.0mm)


 Front 63mm@0(63.0mm)
 Side  32mm@0(32.0mm)
 Rear  32mm@0(32.0mm)
 Top  20mm@90(20.0mm)


 Front 57mm@0(57.0mm)
 Side  32mm@0(32.0mm)
 Rear  32mm@0(32.0mm)
 Top  20mm@90(20.0mm)
Gun Mantlet n/a

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

Effective Armour - Maximum 76 (mm) - Minimum 20 (mm)


Manufacture Dates 1942 - Unknown
Quantity Produced -
Weight  26.5 (tonnes)
Crew 5
M.G's small 2
M.G's Large -
Length 6.4 (mtr)
Width 2.95 (mtr)
Height 2.46 (mtr)

Engine Details/Performance

Road Speed 24 (mph)
Cross Country Speed 14 (mph)
Range Road 165 (miles)
Range Cross Country - (miles)
Fuel Type Petrol
Fuel Capacity -
Horse Power 410
Power/Weight 15.47 (HP/tonne)

General Information

The Cruiser Mk VII (Cavalier A24)also known as Cavalier was a cruiser tank used by the british between 1942 and 1945.

The vehicle was manned by a crew of 5 and was 2.95 metres wide, 6.4 metres long, 2.46 metres high and weighed 26.5 tonnes.

Powered by a 410hp petrol engine the Cruiser Mk VII (Cavalier A24) was capable of a road speed of 24mph and a cross country speed of 14mph. The Cruiser Mk VII (Cavalier A24) had a road range of 165 miles

Based on the centaur chassis, the vehicle was armed with 2 light machine guns, a Ordnance Q.F. 6pdr 7cwt MKII MKIV with a muzzle velocity of 900m/sec which was capable of penetrating 75mm of armour at 800metres
Primary Armament
Ordnance Q.F. 6pdr 7cwt MKII MKIV
 Calibre 57 mm
 Muzzle Velocity 900 m/sec
 Shell Weight 2.84 Kg
 Ammunition64 rounds carried
Range(metres) 100 200 400 800 1200 1600 2000 2400
Penetration(mm) 86 84 81 75 69 63 56 50
Flight Time(secs) 0.11 0.22 0.46 0.98 1.54 2.16 2.84 3.61
Hit Probability % 98 98 98 98 85 60 34 22
Penetration is mm through vertical plate - calculated
Probability is % chance of hit on a 2 x 2.4mtr static plate

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