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Multiple Gun Motor Carriage M17


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Armour Details




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


 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)


Manufacture Dates 1942 - Unknown
Quantity Produced 1000
Weight  8.45 (tonnes)
Crew 4
M.G's small 4
M.G's Large -
Length 6.56 (mtr)
Width 2 (mtr)
Height 2.26 (mtr)

Engine Details/Performance

Road Speed 45 (mph)
Cross Country Speed 25 (mph)
Range Road 200 (miles)
Range Cross Country - (miles)
Fuel Type Petrol
Fuel Capacity 60
Horse Power 128
Power/Weight 15.13 (HP/tonne)

General Information

The Multiple Gun Motor Carriage M17 was a self propelled artillery vehicle , 1000 of which were used by the americans between 1942 and 1945.

The vehicle was manned by a crew of 4 and was 2 metres wide, 6.56 metres long, 2.26 metres high and weighed 8.45 tonnes.

Powered by a 128hp petrol engine the Multiple Gun Motor Carriage M17 was capable of a road speed of 45mph and a cross country speed of 25mph. The 60 gallon fuel capacity gave the Multiple Gun Motor Carriage M17 a road range of 200 miles

Based on the sp gun chassis, the vehicle was armed with 4 light machine guns.

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