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Wednesday, 31 December 2008 18:00

The Cavalier Tank (A.24)

Cavalier Cruiser Tank (A.24)

Name Cavalier
Type Cruiser
   
Production Date February 1943
   
Crew 5
(In turret) 3
   
Length 20'-9.5”
Width 9'-6”
Height 7'-9”
   
Weight 25.25
Ground pressure 13.25
Ground clearance 16”
   
Track type Webbed & Spudded
No per track 125
Weight of one Track  
Track width 14”
   
Engine Nuffield Liberty
B.H.P/Ton 14
Max road speed  
Average road speed  
Cross Country Speed  
Gear box type Z5 Constant Mesh
Gears 5 Forward 1 Reverse
   
   
Fuel consumption (road) – MPG  
Fuel consumption (cross country)  
Petrol 110
Auxiliary capacity  
Radius of action (road) 110
Radius of action (cross country)  
Trench Crossing 7'-9”
Vertical obstacle 1'-8”
Fording height 3'
Gradient  
   
Main Armament 6 Pounder
Ammunition 74
Secondary Armament 2xBesa 7.92
Ammunition 4950
Transverse type Hand & Hydraulic
Max elevation  
Max depression  
Turret Ring Size 57.2
Optics No.39
   
Armour  
   
Lower Hull Nose  
Upper Hull Nose  
Hull Front 64
Hull Sides 25
Hull Rear 21
Hull Roof (Front) 20
Engine Deck 20
Hull Floor 8
   
Turret Front 75
Turret Roof 20
Turret Sides 65
Turret Rear 60
Turret Floor -

Production of the Cavalier Tank by year (UK Only)

  1942 1943 1944
Cavalier - 160 -
Cavalier O.P. - 158 166

 

Last Updated on Sunday, 12 August 2012 13:41
 

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