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    lvt 2

    T> ansporter amphibious LVT 2 - an improved version

    LVT 1, Civil machine designed for

    Movement in the Florida swamps. The new machine is equipped with a

    engine and transmission light tank M-3. Original

    The engine was located behind

    that limits the size of the cargo

    compartment, but in the subsequent modification of the engine moved

    Next. The control system was too complicated for

    untrained crews, however, these machines are widely

    were used at an early stage of the Pacific campaign, beginning

    With the battle for Guadalcanal. They also took part in the fighting in the north -

    Western Europe at the end of the war. Some modifications

    equip launcher for missiles, a flamethrower or light

    guns, but the main task was to deliver these machines landing.

    Production:

    U.S.

    Crew:

    3

    weight:

    17,5 tons

    Dimensions:

    length 7.95 m, width 3.25 m, height 3.02 m

    Range:

    241 km (50 miles 1 | Highway, 120 kilometers (75 miles) on the water

    Armor:

    12mm

    Armament:

    One 0.5-inch (12.7 mm) machine gun, two 0.3-inch

    (7,62 mm) machine gun

    Engine

    :

    Two petrol engines with a total capacity Cadillac

    220 l. with.

    Ride quality:

    maximum speed on land 27 km / h on water 10 km / h





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