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WWII Tanks Vehicle Data Sheet

Semovente da 75/34 su scafo di carro M42

Italy

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Armour Details

 

   
   
   
   

Superstructure

 Front 30mm@11(31.0mm)
 Side  25mm@9(25.0mm)
 Rear  25mm@0(25.0mm)
 Top  15mm@90(15.0mm)

Hull

 Front 30mm@45(42.0mm)
 Side  25mm@0(25.0mm)
 Rear  25mm@9(25.0mm)
 Top  15mm@90(15.0mm)
Gun Mantlet 65 mm

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

Effective Armour - Maximum 42 (mm) - Minimum 15 (mm)

Specifications

Manufacture Dates 1943 - Unknown
Quantity Produced 25
Weight  14.5 (tonnes)
Crew 3
M.G's small -
M.G's Large -
Length 5.15 (mtr)
Width 2.49 (mtr)
Height 1.77 (mtr)

Engine Details/Performance

Road Speed 24 (mph)
Cross Country Speed 9 (mph)
Range Road - (miles)
Range Cross Country - (miles)
Fuel Type Petrol
Fuel Capacity -
Horse Power -
Power/Weight - (HP/tonne)

General Information


The Semovente da 75/34 su scafo di carro M42 was a self propelled anti tank vehicle , 25 of which were used by the italians between 1943 and 1945.

The vehicle was manned by a crew of 3 and was 2.49 metres wide, 5.15 metres long, 1.77 metres high and weighed 14.5 tonnes.

Powered by a hp petrol engine the Semovente da 75/34 su scafo di carro M42 was capable of a road speed of 24mph and a cross country speed of 9mph.

Based on the m13/40 chassis, the vehicle was armed with a Cannone contracarro da 75/32 M37 with a muzzle velocity of 600m/sec which was capable of penetrating 66mm of armour at 800metres
Primary Armament
 
Cannone contracarro da 75/32 M37
 Calibre 75 mm
 Muzzle Velocity 600 m/sec
 Shell Weight 6.3 Kg
 Ammunition42 rounds carried
Range(metres) 100 200 400 800 1200 1600 2000 2400
Penetration(mm) 73 72 70 66 62 58 54 50
Flight Time(secs) 0.16 0.34 0.69 1.43 2.23 3.07 3.98 4.96
Hit Probability % 98 98 98 88 57 25 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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