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A Cruiser Mk I (A.9.)

 A Cruiser Mk I (A.9.)

A Cruiser Mk IIA (A.10.)

A Cruiser Mk IIA (A.10)

A Cruiser Mk IV (A.13. Mk II)

A Cruiser Mk IV (A.13. Mk II)


Cruiser Mk I (A.9)

Cruiser Mk II (A.10)

Cruiser Mk IIA (A.10A)

Cruiser Mk III (A.13 Mk I)

Cruiser Mk IV (A.13 Mk II)

Cruiser Mk IVA (A.13 Mk II)

Type

Cruiser

Cruiser

Cruiser

Cruiser

Cruiser

Cruiser

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

Production Date

1938?

  December 1939

June 1940

 January 1939

 December 1939

  June 1940

Total Production

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Crew

6

5

5

4

4

4

(In turret)

  

  

 

 

 

 

             
Height 8'-8.5" 8'-8.5" 8'-8.5" 8'-6.5" 8'-6.5" 8'-6.5"
Length 19'-0" 18'-4" 18'-4" 19"-9" 19"-9" 19"-9"
Width 8'-4" 8'-6.5" 8'-6.5" 8'-4" 8'-4" 8'-4"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Weight

12.4

13.75

13.75

14.2

14.7

14.7

Ground pressure 11 13.6 13.6 11.8 12 12

B.H.P/Ton

12.1

10.9

10.9

24

23

23

Engine

AEC 6 cylinder

AEC 6 cylinder

AEC 6 cylinder

Nuffield Liberty II

Nuffield Liberty II

Nuffield Liberty II

Transmission

Sliding pinion clash gearbox

Meadows No.22 clash gearbox

Meadows No.22 clash gearbox

Nuffield clash

Nuffield clash

Nuffield clash

Gears

 

5 forward 1 reverse

5 forward 1 reverse

4 forward 1 reverse

4 forward 1 reverse

4 forward 1 reverse

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Track Width

10.5"

10.5"

10.5"

10.2"

10.2"

10.2"

Max speed (road)

23.8

23.8

23.8

31

31

31

Cruising

 

 

 

24

24

24

Radius of action (road) 126 147 147 100 100 100

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Primary Armament

2pdr

2pdr

2pdr

2pdr

2pdr

2pdr

Secondary

3x Vickers .303

Vickers .303

2xBesa 7.92

Vickers .303

Vickers .303

7.92 Besa

Turret Ring  54.5 54.5 54.5 54 54 54

 

  

  

  

  

  

  

Armour





Turret Front 14 30 30 14 30 30
Hull Front 14 30 30 14 30 30
Sides 14 30 30 14 14 14

Production of A9-A13MkIIA tanks by year (UK Only) 

  Pre-War Sep-Dec 1939 1940 1941
A.9 36 40 49 -
A.10 Mk I - 1 60 -
A.10 Mk IA - - 89 10
A.13 Mk I 43 22 - -
A.13 Mk II - 8 89 -
A. 13 Mk IIA - - 169 6

 

Last Updated on Sunday, 12 August 2012 13:46
 

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