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WWII Tanks Vehicle Data Sheet

Medium M4A4 (Sherman V)
(also known as Sherman V)

Britain

Medium M4A4 (Sherman V)

Armour Details

Turret

 Front 75mm@0(75.0mm)
 Side  50mm@0(50.0mm)
 Rear  50mm@0(50.0mm)
 Top  25mm@90(25.0mm)

Superstructure

 Front 50mm@45(71.0mm)
 Side  50mm@0(50.0mm)
 Rear  38mm@0(38.0mm)
 Top  19mm@90(19.0mm)

Hull

 Front 40mm@45(57.0mm)
 Side  40mm@0(40.0mm)
 Rear  38mm@0(38.0mm)
 Top  19mm@90(19.0mm)
Gun Mantlet n/a

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

Effective Armour - Maximum 75 (mm) - Minimum 19 (mm)

Specifications

Manufacture Dates 1942 - Unknown
Quantity Produced 7499
Weight  32.27 (tonnes)
Crew 5
M.G's small 3
M.G's Large -
Length 6.09 (mtr)
Width 2.63 (mtr)
Height 2.77 (mtr)

Engine Details/Performance

Road Speed 25 (mph)
Cross Country Speed 17 (mph)
Range Road 100 (miles)
Range Cross Country - (miles)
Fuel Type Petrol
Fuel Capacity 160
Horse Power 370
Power/Weight 11.46 (HP/tonne)

General Information


The Medium M4A4 (Sherman V)also known as Sherman V was a medium tank , 7499 of which were used by the british between 1942 and 1945.

The vehicle was manned by a crew of 5 and was 2.63 metres wide, 6.09 metres long, 2.77 metres high and weighed 32.27 tonnes.

Powered by a 370hp petrol engine the Medium M4A4 (Sherman V) was capable of a road speed of 25mph and a cross country speed of 17mph. The 160 gallon fuel capacity gave the Medium M4A4 (Sherman V) a road range of 100 miles

Based on the sherman chassis, the vehicle was armed with 3 light machine guns, a 75mm Gun M3 L/40 with a muzzle velocity of 619m/sec which was capable of penetrating 69mm of armour at 800metres
Primary Armament
 
75mm Gun M3 L/40
 Calibre 75 mm
 Muzzle Velocity 619 m/sec
 Shell Weight 6.32 Kg
 Ammunition97 rounds carried
Range(metres) 100 200 400 800 1200 1600 2000 2400
Penetration(mm) 76 75 73 69 65 60 56 52
Flight Time(secs) 0.16 0.32 0.67 1.39 2.16 2.98 3.86 4.81
Hit Probability % 98 98 98 90 60 29 22 18
Penetration is mm through vertical plate - calculated
Probability is % chance of hit on a 2 x 2.4mtr static plate

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