M13/40

Carro Armato M13/40 was an armored vehicle (tank, AFV or armoured fighting vehicle) in combat use during the Second World War (World War II or WWII) in the European theater. The Carro Armato M13/40 was a fully tracked all-terrain vehicle designed for military operations. M13/40 was produced and deployed by the Italian Army of Italy, an Axis ally of Nazi Germany (the Third Reich). The technical drawing (plan, layout or profile) shows the general appearance characteristics of the specified model (version) of the M13/40 tank for purposes of identification and reference. For more detailed information about this armored fighting vehicle, refer to M13/40.

M13/40
Class Vehicle
Type Armoured Fighting Vehicle
Manufacturer Fiat
Production Period 1940 - 1941
Origin Italy
Country Name Origin Year
Italy 1940
Country Name Operational Year Retirement Year
Australia View
Germany View
Italy 1940 1943 View
United Kingdom - UK (Great Britain) View
ManufacturerName Production From Production To Quantity
Fiat 1940 1941 779 View
GENERAL DATA
Formal DesignationCarro Armato M13/40
Manufacturer(s)Fiat
Production Quantity779Production Period1940-1941
TypeMedium TankCrew4
Length hull/overall (m)4.94Barrel Overhang (m)n.a.
Width (m)2.21Height (m)2.38
Combat Weight (kg)14000Radio Equipmentn.a.
FIREPOWER
Primary Armament47mm L/32Ammunition Carried104
Traverse (degrees)Manual (360°)Elevation (degrees)-10° to +20°
Traverse speed (360°)-Sightn.a.
Secondary Armament4 x Breda M38 MG (coaxial, 2 x bow, AA)Ammunition Carried3048
MOBILITY CHARACTERISTICS
Engine Make & ModelSPA TM40No. of Links/Trackn.a.
Type & DisplacementDiesel, 8 cylinderTrack Widthn.a.
Horsepower (max.)125hp@1800rpmTrack Ground Contactn.a.
Power/Weight Ratio8.9 hp/tGround Pressure13.2 psi
Gearbox4 forward, 1 reverseGround Clearance (m)0.41
FuelDieselTurning Radius (m)n.a.
Range on/off road (km)200Gradient (degrees)40°
Mileage (liters/100km)114 on roadVertical Obstacle (m)0.8
Fuel Capacity (liters)227Fording (m)1.0
Speed on/off road32/12 km/hTrench Crossing (m)2.1
ARMOR PROTECTION
Armor (mm@degrees)FrontSideRearTop/Bottom
Hull30@round25@0°25@20°6@90°
Superstructure30@11°25@9°25@0°14@90°
Turret37@16°25@22°25@22°14@85°
Mantlet37@round---

TD1, WWW2, EGT, TWWII


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