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Tank Mk V

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    Tnk Mk-V was the last of a diamond shaped tanks, participated in the First World War. It was designed to participate in the massive armor strikes, scheduled for 1919. Improvements early models included epicyclic gearbox company "Wilson" that allowed one person to drive a tank, whereas in earlier models required two drivers, and commander's cupola and semaphore - for 'operational communications. Tank variant Mk V * (with star) had an additional section size 1.83 m (6 ft), is inserted into the body to improve the ability to overcome the increase in the reserve trenches and interior space. Since mid-1918 tank used by British and American troops in France. Postwar options included bridgelayer and installation clearance and used by Canadians to the early 30-ies.

    Production:

    UK

    Crew: 8

    weight:

    29,6 tons

    Dimensions:

    length 8.05 m, width (with sponsons) 4.11 m, height 2.64 m

    Cruising

    72 km

    Armor

    6 - 15 mm

    Armament

    2 57-mm gun Hotchkiss, 4 Hotchkiss machine gun

    Engine

    Ricardo petrol engine 150 hp. with.





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