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WWII Tanks Vehicle Data Sheet

Carro Armato P 26/40 Heavy Tank

Italy

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Armour Details

Turret

 Front 60mm@15(62.0mm)
 Side  45mm@25(50.0mm)
 Rear  40mm@25(44.0mm)
 Top  20mm@85(20.0mm)

Superstructure

 Front 50mm@45(71.0mm)
 Side  45mm@35(55.0mm)
 Rear  40mm@10(41.0mm)
 Top  20mm@85(20.0mm)

Hull

 Front 50mm@55(87.0mm)
 Side  40mm@0(40.0mm)
 Rear  40mm@40(52.0mm)
 Top  15mm@90(15.0mm)
Gun Mantlet 70 mm

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

Effective Armour - Maximum 87 (mm) - Minimum 15 (mm)

Specifications

Manufacture Dates 1942 - Unknown
Quantity Produced 21
Weight  26 (tonnes)
Crew 4
M.G's small 1
M.G's Large -
Length 5.87 (mtr)
Width 2.82 (mtr)
Height 2.54 (mtr)

Engine Details/Performance

Road Speed 22 (mph)
Cross Country Speed - (mph)
Range Road - (miles)
Range Cross Country - (miles)
Fuel Type Petrol
Fuel Capacity -
Horse Power 275
Power/Weight 10.57 (HP/tonne)

General Information


The Carro Armato P 26/40 Heavy Tank was an , 21 of which were used by the italians between 1942 and 1945.

The vehicle was manned by a crew of 4 and was 2.82 metres wide, 5.87 metres long, 2.54 metres high and weighed 26 tonnes.

Powered by a 275hp petrol engine the Carro Armato P 26/40 Heavy Tank was capable of a road speed of 22mph .

Based on the all chassis, the vehicle was armed with 1 light machine gun, a Cannone contracarro da 75/46 with a muzzle velocity of 740m/sec which was capable of penetrating 89mm of armour at 800metres
Primary Armament
 
Cannone contracarro da 75/46
 Calibre 75 mm
 Muzzle Velocity 740 m/sec
 Shell Weight 6.8 Kg
Range(metres) 100 200 400 800 1200 1600 2000 2400
Penetration(mm) 98 97 94 89 83 78 73 67
Flight Time(secs) 0.13 0.27 0.56 1.16 1.8 2.49 3.23 4.02
Hit Probability % 98 98 98 96 74 48 25 20
Penetration is mm through vertical plate - calculated
Probability is % chance of hit on a 2 x 2.4mtr static plate

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