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WWII Tanks Vehicle Data Sheet

Carrier AEC 6pdr Gun Mk I (Deacon)
(also known as Deacon)

Britain

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Armour Details

 

   
   
   
   

 

   
   
   
   

 

 
   
   
   
Gun Mantlet n/a

Effective Armour - Maximum 20 (mm) - Minimum 175 (mm)

Specifications

Manufacture Dates 1942 - Unknown
Quantity Produced 175
Weight  12 (tonnes)
Crew 5
M.G's small -
M.G's Large -
Length 6.49 (mtr)
Width 2.77 (mtr)
Height 2.92 (mtr)

Engine Details/Performance

Road Speed 19 (mph)
Cross Country Speed 6 (mph)
Range Road - (miles)
Range Cross Country - (miles)
Fuel Type Petrol
Fuel Capacity -
Horse Power -
Power/Weight - (HP/tonne)

General Information


The Carrier AEC 6pdr Gun Mk I (Deacon)also known as Deacon was a self propelled anti tank vehicle , 175 of which were used by the british between 1942 and 1945.

The vehicle was manned by a crew of 5 and was 2.77 metres wide, 6.49 metres long, 2.92 metres high and weighed 12 tonnes.

Powered by a hp petrol engine the Carrier AEC 6pdr Gun Mk I (Deacon) was capable of a road speed of 19mph and a cross country speed of 6mph.

Based on the sp gun chassis, the vehicle was armed with 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
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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