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WWII Tanks Vehicle Data Sheet

Semovente da 75/18 su scafo di carro M42

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Semovente da 75/18 su scafo di carro M42

Armour Details

 

   
   
   
   

Superstructure

 Front 30mm@15(31.0mm)
 Side  15mm@15(16.0mm)
 Rear  15mm@15(16.0mm)
 Top  6mm@85(6.0mm)

Hull

 Front 30mm@15(31.0mm)
 Side  15mm@15(16.0mm)
 Rear  15mm@15(16.0mm)
 Top  6mm@85(6.0mm)
Gun Mantlet n/a

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

Effective Armour - Maximum 31 (mm) - Minimum 6 (mm)

Specifications

Manufacture Dates 1942 - Unknown
Quantity Produced 200
Weight  6.5 (tonnes)
Crew 3
M.G's small -
M.G's Large -
Length 3.85 (mtr)
Width 1.89 (mtr)
Height 1.77 (mtr)

Engine Details/Performance

Road Speed 26 (mph)
Cross Country Speed 12 (mph)
Range Road - (miles)
Range Cross Country - (miles)
Fuel Type Petrol
Fuel Capacity -
Horse Power -
Power/Weight - (HP/tonne)

General Information


The Semovente da 75/18 su scafo di carro M42 was a self propelled anti tank vehicle , 200 of which were used by the italians between 1942 and 1945.

The vehicle was manned by a crew of 3 and was 1.89 metres wide, 3.85 metres long, 1.77 metres high and weighed 6.5 tonnes.

Powered by a hp petrol engine the Semovente da 75/18 su scafo di carro M42 was capable of a road speed of 26mph and a cross country speed of 12mph.

Based on the m13/40 chassis, the vehicle was armed with a Cannone contracarro da 75/18 M35 with a muzzle velocity of 435m/sec which was capable of penetrating 48mm of armour at 800metres
Primary Armament
 
Cannone contracarro da 75/18 M35
 Calibre 75 mm
 Muzzle Velocity 435 m/sec
 Shell Weight 6.35 Kg
 Ammunition49 rounds carried
Range(metres) 100 200 400 800 1200 1600 2000 2400
Penetration(mm) 53 53 51 48 45 43 40 37
Flight Time(secs) 0.23 0.46 0.95 1.98 3.07 4.24 5.5 6.85
Hit Probability % 98 98 98 69 25 20 14 10
Penetration is mm through vertical plate - calculated
Probability is % chance of hit on a 2 x 2.4mtr static plate

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