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WWII Tanks Vehicle Data Sheet

Cruiser Tank (Comet A34)
(also known as Comet)

Britain

Armour Details

Turret

 Front 102mm@0(102.0mm)
 Side  64mm@0(64.0mm)
 Rear  57mm@0(57.0mm)
 Top  25mm@90(25.0mm)

Superstructure

 Front 76mm@0(76.0mm)
 Side  29mm@0(29.0mm)
 Rear  25mm@0(25.0mm)
 Top  14mm@90(14.0mm)

Hull

 Front 64mm@0(64.0mm)
 Side  14mm@0(14.0mm)
 Rear  25mm@0(25.0mm)
 Top  20mm@90(20.0mm)
Gun Mantlet n/a

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

Effective Armour - Maximum 102 (mm) - Minimum 14 (mm)

Specifications

Manufacture Dates 1945 - Unknown
Quantity Produced -
Weight  32.5 (tonnes)
Crew 5
M.G's small 2
M.G's Large -
Length 7.72 (mtr)
Width 3.08 (mtr)
Height 2.69 (mtr)

Engine Details/Performance

Road Speed 29 (mph)
Cross Country Speed 16 (mph)
Range Road 123 (miles)
Range Cross Country - (miles)
Fuel Type Petrol
Fuel Capacity 139
Horse Power 600
Power/Weight 18.46 (HP/tonne)

General Information


The Cruiser Tank (Comet A34)also known as Comet was a cruiser tank used by the british between 1945 and 1945.

The vehicle was manned by a crew of 5 and was 3.08 metres wide, 7.72 metres long, 2.69 metres high and weighed 32.5 tonnes.

Powered by a 600hp petrol engine the Cruiser Tank (Comet A34) was capable of a road speed of 29mph and a cross country speed of 16mph. The 139 gallon fuel capacity gave the Cruiser Tank (Comet A34) a road range of 123 miles

Based on the cruiser tank chassis, the vehicle was armed with 2 light machine guns, a Ordnance Q.F. 77mm 3inch with a muzzle velocity of 792m/sec which was capable of penetrating 231mm of armour at 800metres
Primary Armament
 
Ordnance Q.F. 77mm 3inch
 Calibre 76 mm
 Muzzle Velocity 792 m/sec
 Shell Weight 17 Kg
 Ammunition58 rounds carried
Range(metres) 100 200 400 800 1200 1600 2000 2400
Penetration(mm) 254 251 244 231 217 204 190 176
Flight Time(secs) 0.12 0.25 0.52 1.08 1.68 2.32 3.01 3.74
Hit Probability % 98 98 98 98 81 54 25 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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