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WWII Tanks Vehicle Data Sheet

Multiple Gun Motor Carriage M15

USA

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Armour Details

 

   
   
   
   

Superstructure

 Front 12mm@0(12.0mm)
 Side  6mm@0(6.0mm)
 Rear  6mm@0(6.0mm)
   

Hull

 Front 12mm@0(12.0mm)
 Side  6mm@0(6.0mm)
 Rear  6mm@0(6.0mm)
   
Gun Mantlet n/a

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

Effective Armour - Maximum 12 (mm) - Minimum 6 (mm)

Specifications

Manufacture Dates 1942 - Unknown
Quantity Produced 680
Weight  8.45 (tonnes)
Crew 4
M.G's small 2
M.G's Large -
Length 6.56 (mtr)
Width 2 (mtr)
Height 2.26 (mtr)

Engine Details/Performance

Road Speed 45 (mph)
Cross Country Speed 25 (mph)
Range Road 200 (miles)
Range Cross Country - (miles)
Fuel Type Petrol
Fuel Capacity 60
Horse Power 128
Power/Weight 15.13 (HP/tonne)

General Information


The Multiple Gun Motor Carriage M15 was a self propelled artillery vehicle , 680 of which were used by the americans between 1942 and 1945.

The vehicle was manned by a crew of 4 and was 2 metres wide, 6.56 metres long, 2.26 metres high and weighed 8.45 tonnes.

Powered by a 128hp petrol engine the Multiple Gun Motor Carriage M15 was capable of a road speed of 45mph and a cross country speed of 25mph. The 60 gallon fuel capacity gave the Multiple Gun Motor Carriage M15 a road range of 200 miles

Based on the sp gun chassis, the vehicle was armed with 2 light machine guns, a 37mm Antiaircraft Gun M1 with a muzzle velocity of 853m/sec which was capable of penetrating 33mm of armour at 800metres
Primary Armament
 
37mm Antiaircraft Gun M1
 Calibre 37 mm
 Muzzle Velocity 853 m/sec
 Shell Weight 0.61 Kg
 Ammunition5000 rounds carried
Range(metres) 100 200 400 800 1200 1600 2000 2400
Penetration(mm) 41 40 37 33 28 24 19 14
Flight Time(secs) 0.12 0.24 0.5 1.1 1.79 2.62 3.64 4.98
Hit Probability % 98 98 98 96 77 41 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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