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WWII Tanks Vehicle Data Sheet

Medium M4A3 (Sherman IV)
(also known as Sherman IV)


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Armour Details


 Front 75mm@0(75.0mm)
 Side  50mm@0(50.0mm)
 Rear  50mm@0(50.0mm)
 Top  25mm@90(25.0mm)


 Front 50mm@45(71.0mm)
 Side  50mm@0(50.0mm)
 Rear  38mm@0(38.0mm)
 Top  19mm@90(19.0mm)


 Front 40mm@45(57.0mm)
 Side  40mm@0(40.0mm)
 Rear  38mm@0(38.0mm)
 Top  19mm@90(19.0mm)
Gun Mantlet n/a

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

Effective Armour - Maximum 75 (mm) - Minimum 19 (mm)


Manufacture Dates 1942 - Unknown
Quantity Produced 1690
Weight  31.14 (tonnes)
Crew 5
M.G's small 3
M.G's Large -
Length 5.95 (mtr)
Width 2.63 (mtr)
Height 2.77 (mtr)

Engine Details/Performance

Road Speed 25 (mph)
Cross Country Speed 17 (mph)
Range Road 130 (miles)
Range Cross Country - (miles)
Fuel Type Petrol
Fuel Capacity 168
Horse Power 450
Power/Weight 14.45 (HP/tonne)

General Information

The Medium M4A3 (Sherman IV)also known as Sherman IV was a medium tank , 1690 of which were used by the americans between 1942 and 1945.

The vehicle was manned by a crew of 5 and was 2.63 metres wide, 5.95 metres long, 2.77 metres high and weighed 31.14 tonnes.

Powered by a 450hp petrol engine the Medium M4A3 (Sherman IV) was capable of a road speed of 25mph and a cross country speed of 17mph. The 168 gallon fuel capacity gave the Medium M4A3 (Sherman IV) a road range of 130 miles

Based on the sherman chassis, the vehicle was armed with 3 light machine guns, a 75mm Gun M3 L/40 with a muzzle velocity of 619m/sec which was capable of penetrating 69mm of armour at 800metres
Primary Armament
75mm Gun M3 L/40
 Calibre 75 mm
 Muzzle Velocity 619 m/sec
 Shell Weight 6.32 Kg
 Ammunition97 rounds carried
Range(metres) 100 200 400 800 1200 1600 2000 2400
Penetration(mm) 76 75 73 69 65 60 56 52
Flight Time(secs) 0.16 0.32 0.67 1.39 2.16 2.98 3.86 4.81
Hit Probability % 98 98 98 90 60 29 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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