M4A4 Sherman

Medium Tank M4A4 (Sherman V) was an armored vehicle (tank, AFV or armoured fighting vehicle) in combat use during the Second World War (World War II or WWII) in various theaters. The M4A4 was a fully tracked all-terrain vehicle designed for military operations. M4A4, also known as the Sherman V, was produced and deployed by the US Army of the United States of America (USA). The technical drawing (plan, layout or profile) shows the general appearance characteristics of the specified model (version) of the M4A4 tank for purposes of identification and reference. For more detailed information about this armored fighting vehicle, refer to M4A4 Sherman.

M4A4 Sherman
Class Vehicle
Type Armoured Fighting Vehicle
Manufacturer Detroit Tank Arsenal (Chrysler)
Production Period 1942 - 1943
Origin United States of America
Country Name Origin Year
United States of America 1942
Country Name Operational Year Retirement Year
United States of America View
ManufacturerName Production From Production To Quantity
Detroit Tank Arsenal (Chrysler) 1942 1943 7499 View
GENERAL DATA
Other Designation(s)M4A4 (Sherman V) [early production]
Manufacturer(s)Detroit Tank Arsenal (Chrysler)
Production Quantity7499Production PeriodJuly 1942-Sept. 1943
TypeMedium TankCrew5
Length /hull (m)6.06Barrel Overhang (m)0
Width (m)2.62Height (m)2.74
Combat Weight (kg)31600Radio EquipmentSCR508/528/538
FIREPOWER
Primary Armament75mm Gun M3Ammunition Carried97
Traverse (degrees)360°Elevation (degrees)-12° to +25°
Traverse speed (360°)15 sec.SightM38
Secondary Armament2 x .30 caliber MG M1919A4 (coaxial, bow)Ammunition Carried4750
1 x .50 caliber MG HB M2 (AA)300

MOBILITY CHARACTERISTICS
Engine Make & ModelChrysler A57Track Links83/track
Type & DisplacementMultibank 30, 20.5 litersTrack Width42.1 cm
Horsepower (max.)425hp@2600rpmTrack Ground Contact406.4 cm
Power/Weight Ratio13.4 hp/tonneGround Pressure13.2 psi
Gearbox5 forward, 1 reverseGround Clearance (m)0.41
FuelGasoline (Petrol)Turning Radius (m)21
Range on/off road (km)161Gradient (degrees)31°
Mileage (liters/100km)452 on roadVertical Obstacle (m)0.61
Fuel Capacity (liters)727Fording (m)1.07
Speed on/off road32 km/hTrench Crossing (m)2.4
ARMOR PROTECTION
Armor DetailFrontSideRearTop/Bottom
Hull51mm@45-90°38mm@90°38mm@70°-90°25mm@0°(front)
13mm@0°(rear)
Superstructure51mm@34°--19mm@0-7°
Turret76mm@60°51mm@85°51mm@90°25mm@0°
Mantlet76mm@90°---

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