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T-40

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    T-40

    T-40 was designed to replace T-37, whose numerous

    Disadvantages identified already by 1938. To accelerate

    Design in the car used car units.

    Swimming bags located behind the tank that gave

    ungainly appearance. T-40 was weak and poorly armored showed itself in

    Time War with Finland in 1939 was therefore decided to

    Abandon amphibious tanks and redo this series T-40

    Normal tank. This solution has also proved unsuccessful: in

    Campaign 1941 tank little used, mainly for

    Intelligence. Was built only 225 T-40 light tanks since then

    time paid little attention.

    Production:

    USSR

    Crew:

    2

    weight:

    5,9 ton

    Dimensions:

    length 4.11 m, width 2.33 m, height 1.9 m

    Range:

    300 km

    Armor:

    8-13 mm

    Armament:

    One

    1 2.7-mm DShK

    And paired with him 7.62mm DT

    Engine

    :

    One

    carburetor GAS-1

    1 capacity of 85 liters. with.

    Ride quality:

    Max road speed: 45

    Km / h; afloat 6 km / h;

    Fording wall 0,7

    M; trench 3.1m





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