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France's Somua MCG, Somua MCL

Usage

German Use

Specifications

  Somua MCG/ Somua MCL
Crew 3 or 4
Physical Characteristics  
Weight 8.5 tons
Length 5.76 m
Height 2.04 m
Width 2.1 m
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°
Hull Front, Lower 10@30°
Hull Sides, Upper 10@0°
Hull Sides, Lower 10@0°
Hull Rear 10@20°
Hull Top  
Hull Bottom 6@90°
Turret Front  
Turret Sides  
Turret Rear  
Turret Top  
Engine (Make / Model) Somua
Cylinders  
Net HP  
Transmission 5 forward, 1 reverse.
Fuel Type  
Octane  
Capacity  
Performance  
Traverse  
Speed - Road 36 kph
Speed - Cross Country  
Range - Road 170 km
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