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WWII Tanks Vehicle Data Sheet

Inf Tank Mk II (Matilda III C.S.)
(also known as Matilda)

Britain

Scale Drawing not yet available

Armour Details

Turret

 Front 75mm@11(76.0mm)
 Side  75mm@0(75.0mm)
 Rear  75mm@0(75.0mm)
 Top  20mm@90(20.0mm)

Superstructure

 Front 48mm@67(123.0mm)
 Side  70mm@30(81.0mm)
 Rear  55mm@25(61.0mm)
 Top  20mm@90(20.0mm)

Hull

 Front 78mm@10(79.0mm)
 Side  65mm@0(65.0mm)
 Rear  55mm@25(61.0mm)
 Top  20mm@90(20.0mm)
Gun Mantlet n/a

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

Effective Armour - Maximum 123 (mm) - Minimum 20 (mm)

Specifications

Manufacture Dates 1940 - Unknown
Quantity Produced -
Weight  26.5 (tonnes)
Crew 4
M.G's small 1
M.G's Large -
Length 5.69 (mtr)
Width 2.62 (mtr)
Height 2.46 (mtr)

Engine Details/Performance

Road Speed 15 (mph)
Cross Country Speed 8 (mph)
Range Road 100 (miles)
Range Cross Country 61 (miles)
Fuel Type Petrol
Fuel Capacity 56
Horse Power 190
Power/Weight 7.16 (HP/tonne)

General Information


The Inf Tank Mk II (Matilda III C.S.)also known as Matilda was a infantry tank used by the british between 1940 and 1945.

The vehicle was manned by a crew of 4 and was 2.62 metres wide, 5.69 metres long, 2.46 metres high and weighed 26.5 tonnes.

Powered by a 190hp petrol engine the Inf Tank Mk II (Matilda III C.S.) was capable of a road speed of 15mph and a cross country speed of 8mph. The 56 gallon fuel capacity gave the Inf Tank Mk II (Matilda III C.S.) a road range of 100 miles and a cross country range of 61 miles.

Based on the matilda chassis, the vehicle was armed with 1 light machine gun, a Ordnance Q.F. 3inch Howitzer with a muzzle velocity of 650m/sec which was capable of penetrating 85mm of armour at 800metres
Primary Armament
 
Ordnance Q.F. 3inch Howitzer
 Calibre 76 mm
 Muzzle Velocity 650 m/sec
 Shell Weight 7.65 Kg
 Ammunition51 rounds carried
Range(metres) 100 200 400 800 1200 1600 2000 2400
Penetration(mm) 94 92 90 85 80 75 70 65
Flight Time(secs) 0.15 0.31 0.63 1.32 2.05 2.83 3.66 4.56
Hit Probability % 98 98 98 90 64 34 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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