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France's Laffly S15T artillery tractor

Usage

The Laffly S15T was used to tow the 75 mm field gun and the 105 mm howitzer.1

German Use

The German occupation forces used the Laffly S15Ts extensively.1

Specifications

  Laffly S15T artillery tractor1
Crew 11
Physical Characteristics  
Weight 2.8 tons1
Length 15' 2.7"1
4.64 m1
Height 7' 1"1
2.15 m1
Width 6' 1"1
1.85 m1
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Cylinders 41
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Net HP 551
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Speed - Road 32 mph1
51 kph1
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Sources:

  1. The Encyclopedia of Tanks and Armored Fighting Vehicles - The Comprehensive Guide to Over 900 Armored Fighting Vehicles From 1915 to the Present Day, General Editor: Christopher F. Foss, 2002
20th Century American Military History Crucial Site