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The Centurion (A.41)

Centurion tank

Name

Centurion I

Type

 

 

 

Production Date

 February 1946

 

 

Crew

4

(In turret)

3

 

 

Length With Gun

29'-0"

Length Without Gun

24'-6"

Width

11'-0"

Height

9'-3"

 

 

Weight

42.5

Ground pressure

11

Ground clearance

1'-8"

 

 

Track type

Manganese Steel

No per track

109

Weight of one Track

 

Track width

24"

 

 

Engine

 Meteor

B.H.P/Ton

 15.3

Max road speed

23

Average road speed

 

Cross Country Speed

 

Gear box type

Merrit-Brown Z.51.R

Gears

5 Forward 2 Reverse

 

 

 

 

Fuel consumption (road) – MPG

 

Fuel consumption (cross country)

 

Petrol

 

Auxiliary capacity

 

Radius of action (road)

110

Radius of action (cross country)

 

Trench Crossing

11'

Vertical obstacle

3'-0"

Fording height

4'-9"

Gradient

25

  

  

Main Armament

17pdr

Ammunition

75

Secondary Armament

20mm Polsten

Ammunition

 

Transverse type

Electric

Max elevation

20

Max depression

12

Turret Ring Size

74"

Optics

No.43X3ML Mk2

  

  

Armour

  

  

  

Lower Hull Nose

76(I.T.80)

Upper Hull Nose

76(I.T.80)

Hull Sides Upper

51(I.T.80)+6(I.T.100)

Hull Sides Lower

51(I.T.80)++14(I.T.90)+6(I.T.100)

Hull Rear Lower

38(I.T.80)

Hull Rear Upper

38(I.T.80)

Hull Roof (Front)

29(I.T.80)

Engine Deck

14(I.T.100)

Hull Floor

17(I.T.130)

 

 

Turret Front

127(I.T.90)

Turret Roof (Front)

25(I.T.80)

Turret Roof (Rear)

25(I.T.80)

Turret Sides

76(I.T.80)

Turret Rear

76(I.T.80)

Turret Floor

38(I.T.80)

Last Updated on Sunday, 12 August 2012 13:35
 

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