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WWII Tanks Vehicle Data Sheet

Inf Tank Mk III (Valentine IX)
(also known as Valentine)


Inf Tank Mk III (Valentine IX)

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Armour Details


 Front 65mm@0(65.0mm)
 Side  60mm@0(60.0mm)
 Rear  60mm@0(60.0mm)
 Top  10mm@90(10.0mm)


 Front 30mm@68(80.0mm)
 Side  60mm@0(60.0mm)
 Rear  60mm@0(60.0mm)
 Top  10mm@90(10.0mm)


 Front 60mm@21(64.0mm)
 Side  60mm@0(60.0mm)
 Rear  60mm@0(60.0mm)
 Top  10mm@90(10.0mm)
Gun Mantlet n/a

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

Effective Armour - Maximum 80 (mm) - Minimum 10 (mm)


Manufacture Dates 1943 - Unknown
Quantity Produced -
Weight  16 (tonnes)
Crew 4
M.G's small 1
M.G's Large -
Length 5.46 (mtr)
Width 2.65 (mtr)
Height 2.31 (mtr)

Engine Details/Performance

Road Speed 15 (mph)
Cross Country Speed - (mph)
Range Road - (miles)
Range Cross Country - (miles)
Fuel Type Petrol
Fuel Capacity -
Horse Power 165
Power/Weight 10.31 (HP/tonne)

General Information

The Inf Tank Mk III (Valentine IX)also known as Valentine was a infantry tank used by the british between 1943 and 1945.

The vehicle was manned by a crew of 4 and was 2.65 metres wide, 5.46 metres long, 2.31 metres high and weighed 16 tonnes.

Powered by a 165hp petrol engine the Inf Tank Mk III (Valentine IX) was capable of a road speed of 15mph .

Based on the valentine chassis, the vehicle was armed with 1 light machine gun, 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
 Ammunition45 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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