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France's Somua MCG, Somua MCL

Usage

German Use

Specifications

  Somua MCG/ Somua MCL
Crew 3 or 41
Physical Characteristics  
Weight 8.5 tons1
Length 5.76 m1
Height 2.04 m1
Width 2.1 m1
Ground clearance  
Ground contact length  
Ground pressure (psi)  
Turret ring diameter  
Armament  
Main  
Secondary  
MG  
Side arms  
Quantity  
Main  
Secondary  
MG  
Side arms  
Armor Thickness (mm)  
Hull Front, Upper 10@23°1
Hull Front, Lower 10@30°1
Hull Sides, Upper 10@0°1
Hull Sides, Lower 10@0°1
Hull Rear 10@20°1
Hull Top  
Hull Bottom 6@90°1
Turret Front  
Turret Sides  
Turret Rear  
Turret Top  
Engine (Make / Model) Somua1
Cylinders  
Net HP  
Transmission 5 forward, 1 reverse.1
Fuel Type  
Octane  
Capacity  
Performance  
Traverse  
Speed - Road 36 kph1
Speed - Cross Country  
Range - Road 170 km1
Turning Radius  
Elevation Limits  
Fording depth  
Trench crossing  
Vertical Obstacle  
Suspension (Type)  
Wheels each side  
Return rollers each side  
Track length  
Tires  
Track width  
Track centers/tread  

Sources:

  1. Encyclopedia of German Tanks of World War Two, Peter Chamberlain and Hilary Doyle, 1999
20th Century American Military History Crucial Site