T-34-76 Model 1940

T-34-76 Model 1940 (also T-34A) was an armoured vehicle (tank, AFV or armoured fighting vehicle) in combat use during the Second World War (World War II or WWII) primarily on the Eastern Front. The T-34-76 was a fully tracked all-terrain vehicle designed for military operations. T-34-76 was produced and deployed by the Red Army of the Soviet Union (USSR). The technical drawing (plan, layout or profile) shows the general appearance characteristics of the specified model (version) of the T-34-76 tank for purposes of identification and reference. For more detailed information about this armoured fighting vehicle, refer to T-34-76 Model 1940.

T-34-76 Model 1940
Class Vehicle
Type Armoured Fighting Vehicle
Manufacturer Factory No. 183 Kharkov Locomotive Works (KhPZ)
Production Period 1940 - 1941
Origin Russia (USSR)
Country Name Origin Year
Russia (USSR) 1940
Country Name Operational Year Retirement Year
Russia (USSR) View
ManufacturerName Production From Production To Quantity
Stalingrad Tractor Factory (STZ) 1940 1941 View
Factory No. 183 Kharkov Locomotive Works (KhPZ) 1940 1941 950 View
GENERAL DATA
Formal DesignationT-34-76 Model 1940 [also T-34A]
Manufacturer(s)Factory No.183 Kharkov Locomotive Works (KhPZ)
[possibly] Stalingrad Tractor Factory (STZ)
Production Quantityabout 9501Production Periodmid 1940 - mid 1941
TypeMedium TankCrew4
Length overall5.92 m (19' 5")Barrel Overhang0
Width3.00 m (9' 10")Height2.41 m (7' 11")
Combat Weight26000 kg (57000 lbs)Radio Equipmentnone/71-TK-32
FIREPOWER
Primary Armament76.2mm Gun L-11Ammunition Carried77
Traverse (degrees)Electric (360°)Elevation (degrees)-5° to +29°
Traverse speed (360°)10 sec.SightTOD-6, PT-6
Secondary Armament2 x 7.62mm DT MG (coaxial, bow)Ammunition Carried2898/47253

MOBILITY CHARACTERISTICS
Engine Make & ModelV-2-34Track Links74/track
Type & DisplacementV12, 38.9 litersTrack Width55.0 cm (22")
Horsepower (max.)500hp@1800rpmTrack Ground Contact372 cm (146")
Power/Weight Ratio19.2 hp/tonneGround Pressure0.64 kg/cm2 (9.1 psi)
Gearbox4 forward, 1 reverseGround Clearance0.4 m (1' 4")
FuelDieselTurning Radius7.6 m (24' 11")
Range on/off road300+/225+ kmGradient35°
Mileage on road140 l/100kmVertical Obstacle0.8 m (2' 7")
Fuel Capacity420 (+ 140 external) lFording1.3 m (4' 3")
Speed on/off road55/40 km/hTrench Crossing2.5 m (8' 2")
ARMOR PROTECTION
Armor DetailFrontSideRearTop/Bottom
Hull45mm@30°45mm@90°45mm@45°20mm@0°
Superstructure45mm@30°45mm@50°45mm@48°20mm@0°
Turret45mm@round45mm@60°45mm@60°20mm@0&6°
Mantlet45mm@30&90°---

NOTES
1Data for T-34 production for 1940 (115) and the first half of 1941 (835) represents a rough estimate of the number of vehicles conforming to this configuration.
2Only command vehicles had radios.
3With/without radio equipment.

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