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WWII Tanks Vehicle Data Sheet

90 mm Gun Motor Carriage M36

USA

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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 1944 - Unknown
Quantity Produced -
Weight  28.18 (tonnes)
Crew 5
M.G's small 1
M.G's Large -
Length 6.18 (mtr)
Width 3.08 (mtr)
Height 2.74 (mtr)

Engine Details/Performance

Road Speed 30 (mph)
Cross Country Speed - (mph)
Range Road 150 (miles)
Range Cross Country - (miles)
Fuel Type Petrol
Fuel Capacity -
Horse Power 450
Power/Weight 15.96 (HP/tonne)

General Information


The 90 mm Gun Motor Carriage M36 was a self propelled artillery vehicle used by the americans between 1944 and 1945.

The vehicle was manned by a crew of 5 and was 3.08 metres wide, 6.18 metres long, 2.74 metres high and weighed 28.18 tonnes.

Powered by a 450hp petrol engine the 90 mm Gun Motor Carriage M36 was capable of a road speed of 30mph . The 90 mm Gun Motor Carriage M36 had a road range of 150 miles

Based on the sp gun chassis, the vehicle was armed with 1 light machine gun, a 90mm Gun M3 with a muzzle velocity of 853m/sec which was capable of penetrating 117mm of armour at 800metres
Primary Armament
 
90mm Gun M3
 Calibre 90 mm
 Muzzle Velocity 853 m/sec
 Shell Weight 11 Kg
 Ammunition47 rounds carried
Range(metres) 100 200 400 800 1200 1600 2000 2400
Penetration(mm) 127 126 123 117 111 106 100 94
Flight Time(secs) 0.11 0.23 0.48 0.99 1.53 2.1 2.71 3.35
Hit Probability % 98 98 98 98 85 60 39 25
Penetration is mm through vertical plate - calculated
Probability is % chance of hit on a 2 x 2.4mtr static plate

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