Wednesday, June 22, 2016

T42 Medium Tank

The T42 was an experimental medium tank intended to succeed the M46. The turret from this tank is mounted on the M47 Patton II. A British Liaison Officer suggested the 20-Pounder would be better than the M3A1 however the T119 was chosen.
Name: T42
Type: Medium Tank
Origin: United States
Year: 1948
Produced: 6

Length: 6.35 Meters
Width: 3.51 Meters
Height: 3.17 Meters
Weight: ~46170 Kilograms
Speed: 48 km/h

Crew: 5

Primary Armament:
-84 mm 20-Pounder OR
-90 mm M3A1 OR
-90 mm T119 OR
-90 mm T119E1
Secondary Armament:
-12.7 mm Gun AND
-7.62 mm M1919A4 OR
-12.7 mm Gun

Gun Flexibility:
19° Elevation
10° Depression

102 mm Front
76 mm Side
51 mm Rear
25 mm Top
22 mm Bottom
100 mm Front (110 mm Gun Shield)
64 mm Side
76 mm Rear
25 mm Top

Hunnicutt Patton

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