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WWII Tanks Vehicle Data Sheet

T18E2 Boarhound Armoured Car

USA

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Armour Details

Turret

 Front 51mm@0(51.0mm)
 Side  32mm@15(33.0mm)
 Rear  32mm@10(32.0mm)
 Top  25mm@90(25.0mm)

Superstructure

 Front 51mm@45(72.0mm)
 Side  32mm@0(32.0mm)
 Rear  32mm@0(32.0mm)
 Top  25mm@90(25.0mm)

Hull

 Front 51mm@0(51.0mm)
 Side  32mm@0(32.0mm)
 Rear  32mm@0(32.0mm)
 Top  25mm@90(25.0mm)
Gun Mantlet n/a

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

Effective Armour - Maximum 72 (mm) - Minimum 25 (mm)

Specifications

Manufacture Dates 1943 - Unknown
Quantity Produced 30
Weight  24.09 (tonnes)
Crew 5
M.G's small -
M.G's Large -
Length 6.31 (mtr)
Width 3.11 (mtr)
Height 2.65 (mtr)

Engine Details/Performance

Road Speed 50 (mph)
Cross Country Speed - (mph)
Range Road 300 (miles)
Range Cross Country - (miles)
Fuel Type Petrol
Fuel Capacity -
Horse Power -
Power/Weight - (HP/tonne)

General Information


The T18E2 Boarhound Armoured Car was an armoured car , 30 of which were used by the americans between 1943 and 1945.

The vehicle was manned by a crew of 5 and was 3.11 metres wide, 6.31 metres long, 2.65 metres high and weighed 24.09 tonnes.

Powered by a hp petrol engine the T18E2 Boarhound Armoured Car was capable of a road speed of 50mph . The T18E2 Boarhound Armoured Car had a road range of 300 miles

Based on the armoured car chassis, the vehicle was armed with 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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