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WWII Tanks Vehicle Data Sheet

Strv m/42

Sweden

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Armour Details

 

   
   
   
   

 

   
   
   
   

 

 
   
   
   
Gun Mantlet n/a

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

Specifications

Manufacture Dates 1943 - Unknown
Quantity Produced -
Weight  22.5 (tonnes)
Crew 4
M.G's small 3
M.G's Large -
Length 6.15 (mtr)
Width 2.46 (mtr)
Height 2.62 (mtr)

Engine Details/Performance

Road Speed 27.9 (mph)
Cross Country Speed - (mph)
Range Road - (miles)
Range Cross Country - (miles)
Fuel Type Petrol
Fuel Capacity -
Horse Power -
Power/Weight - (HP/tonne)

General Information


The Strv m/42 was a light tank used by the swedish between 1943 and 1945.

The vehicle was manned by a crew of 4 and was 2.46 metres wide, 6.15 metres long, 2.62 metres high and weighed 22.5 tonnes.

Powered by a hp petrol engine the Strv m/42 was capable of a road speed of 27mph .

Based on the light tank chassis, the vehicle was armed with 3 light machine guns, a 75mm Bofors L/54 with a muzzle velocity of 815m/sec which was capable of penetrating 93mm of armour at 800metres
Primary Armament
 
75mm Bofors L/54
 Calibre 75 mm
 Muzzle Velocity 815 m/sec
 Shell Weight 6.5 Kg
Range(metres) 100 200 400 800 1200 1600 2000 2400
Penetration(mm) 103 102 99 93 88 82 76 71
Flight Time(secs) 0.12 0.25 0.5 1.05 1.64 2.26 2.93 3.65
Hit Probability % 98 98 98 98 81 57 29 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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