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Czechoslovakia's S.1 Self Propelled Gun

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S.1 self propelled gun:
Czechoslovakia's S.1 self propelled gun
Aberdeen Tank Museum

Design

Exported to Romania and Yugoslavia and not used in Czechoslovakian Army.1

Production

  • S.1:
    • Production: 19331
    • Manufacturer: Skoda1

Specifications

  S.1 Self Propelled Gun
Crew 21
Physical Characteristics  
Weight 4 tons1
Length 8' 6"1
Height 4' 6"1
Width 6'1
Width over tracks  
Ground clearance 9"1
Ground contact length  
Ground pressure  
Turret ring diameter  
Armament  
Main 47 mm1
Secondary  
MG 7.9 ZB-37 MG1
Side arms  
Quantity  
Main  
Secondary  
MG  
Side arms  
Armor Thickness (mm)  
Hull Front, Upper 0.55"@0°1
Hull Front, Lower  
Hull Sides, Upper 0.3"@0°1
Hull Sides, Lower  
Hull Rear 0.3"@0°1
Hull Top  
Hull Bottom  
Turret Front  
Turret Sides  
Turret Rear  
Turret Top  
Engine (Make / Model)  
Bore / stroke  
Cooling  
Cylinders  
Capcity  
Net HP 601
Power to weight ratio  
Compression ratio  
Transmission (Type)  
Steering  
Steering ratio  
Starter  
Electrical system  
Ignition  
Fuel (Type) Gasoline1
Octane  
Quantity  
Road consumption  
Cross country consumption  
Performance  
Traverse 12° each way1
Speed - Road 28 mph1
Speed - Cross Country  
Range - Road 100 miles1
Turning radius  
Elevation limits  
Fording depth 2' 7"1
Trench crossing 4' 11"1
Vertical obstacle 1' 11"1
Climbing ability 25° slope1
Suspension (Type) Semi elliptical spring bogies1
Wheels each side 2 double wheeled and 1 single wheel1
Return rollers each side 41
Tracks (Type)  
Length  
Width  
Diameter  
Number of links  
Pitch  
Tire tread  
Track centers/tread  

Sources:

  1. Tank Data 2, Aberdeen Proving Grounds Series, E. J. Hoffschmidt and W. H. Tantum IV, 1969
20th Century American Military History Crucial Site