Thursday, February 11, 2016

T9/M22 Locust Light Tank

The M22 Locust was to be a air-portable light tank. The tank was to be carried in a C-54 Skymaster and had a removable turret to allow for easier transport. Used mainly by British and Egyptians.

Name: T9/M22 Locust
Type: Light Tank
Origin: United States
Year: 1941
Produced: 830

Length: 3.34 Meters
Width: 2.25 Meters
Height: 1.84 Meters
Weight: 7440 Kilograms
Speed: 56 km/h

Crew: 3 (Commander/loader, Gunner, Driver)

Primary Armament:
-37 mm M6
Secondary Armament:
-7.62 mm M1919A4

25 mm Front
13 mm Side
13 mm Rear
10 mm Top
13 mm Bottom
25 mm Front
25 mm Side
25 mm Rear
19 mm Top

The T9E1 and T9E2 were both prototype variants.


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