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    British Army manufactured its first mostoukladochny tank

    . at the end of the First World War and continued to

    Experimenting in the interwar period, due to the need

    In such machines to assist troops in fast

    overcome obstacles on the battlefield. First armored

    bridgelayer (Armoured Ramp Carrier) ARK Mk-I came

    in 1943. It was a remake of Churchill tank with removed

    Tower and the welded area located above hatches

    Corps and the upper branch of the tracks. ARK had to occupy the bottom

    ditches or other seizure relief, two folding ramp

    lowered and the machine was ready to serve as a bridge for the rest

    Tanks. Options included Churchill Woodlark, which

    use the rocket to lift output ramps to the right

    Regulation and Churchill Great Eastern, which used

    mechanical lift ramps - though not too successfully.

    Production:

    UK

    Crew:

    4

    weight:

    38,385 tons

    Dimensions:

    length 7,442 m, width 2.43 m, 2.13 m High luminance

    Range:

    144 km (90 miles}

    Armor:

    16mm

    Armament:

    No

    Engine

    :

    Bedford petrol engine capacity of 350 liters. with.

    Ride quality:

    Max road speed of 20 km / h, according to Perez. Surroundings 12.8 km / h;

    Fording 1.0 m surmounted by a wall up to 0.8 m;

    trench 3.0m

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