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WWII Tanks Vehicle Data Sheet

SU-57

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SU-57

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Armour Details

 

   
   
   
   

Superstructure

 Front 12mm@0(12.0mm)
 Side  6mm@0(6.0mm)
 Rear  6mm@0(6.0mm)
   

Hull

 Front 12mm@0(12.0mm)
 Side  6mm@0(6.0mm)
 Rear  6mm@0(6.0mm)
   
Gun Mantlet n/a

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

Effective Armour - Maximum 12 (mm) - Minimum 6 (mm)

Specifications

Manufacture Dates 1941 - Unknown
Quantity Produced 650
Weight  8.48 (tonnes)
Crew 3
M.G's small 1
M.G's Large -
Length 6.46 (mtr)
Width 2.18 (mtr)
Height 2.15 (mtr)

Engine Details/Performance

Road Speed 45 (mph)
Cross Country Speed 35 (mph)
Range Road 175 (miles)
Range Cross Country - (miles)
Fuel Type Petrol
Fuel Capacity 60
Horse Power 147
Power/Weight 36.75 (HP/tonne)

General Information


The SU-57 was a self propelled artillery vehicle , 650 of which were used by the russians between 1941 and 1945.

The vehicle was manned by a crew of 3 and was 2.18 metres wide, 6.46 metres long, 2.15 metres high and weighed 8.48 tonnes.

Powered by a 147hp petrol engine the SU-57 was capable of a road speed of 45mph and a cross country speed of 35mph. The 60 gallon fuel capacity gave the SU-57 a road range of 175 miles

Based on the sp gun chassis, the vehicle was armed with 1 light machine gun, a 57mm Antitank Gun M1 with a muzzle velocity of 900m/sec which was capable of penetrating 75mm of armour at 800metres
Primary Armament
 
57mm Antitank Gun M1
 Calibre 57 mm
 Muzzle Velocity 900 m/sec
 Shell Weight 2.85 Kg
Range(metres) 100 200 400 800 1200 1600 2000 2400
Penetration(mm) 86 84 81 75 69 63 57 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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