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Great Britain's Carden-Loyd Carrier

Specifications

  Carden-Loyd Universal Carrier
Crew 22, 4-51
Physical Characteristics  
Weight 3.1 tons2, 4.25 tons1
4,318 kg1
Length 12' 4"1
3.75 m1, 3.96 m2
Height 5' 3"1
1.6 m1 , 1.83 m2
Width 6' 11"1
2.08 m2, 2.1 m1
Ground clearance 0.26 m2
Ground contact length  
Ground pressure  
Turret ring diameter  
Armament  
Main 1: MG2
1: 7.7 mm Bren MG1
OR Boys Anti-Tank Rifle1
Secondary  
MG  
Side arms  
Quantity  
Main  
Secondary  
MG 2,5002
Side arms  
Armor Thickness (mm) 92, 121
Hull Front, Upper  
Hull Front, Lower  
Hull Sides, Upper  
Hull Sides, Lower  
Hull Rear  
Hull Top  
Hull Bottom  
Turret Front  
Turret Sides  
Turret Rear  
Turret Top  
Engine (Make / Model) Ford1
Cylinders  
Net HP  
Transmission  
Fuel type  
Octane  
Capacity  
Performance  
Traverse  
Speed - Road 32 mph1
51 kph1, 64 kph2
Speed - Water 9.7 kph2
Range - Road 160 miles1
256 km1, 280 km2
Range - Cross Country  
Turning radius  
Elevation limits  
Fording depth  
Trench crossing  
Vertical obstacle 30°2
Suspension (Type)  
Wheels each side  
Return rollers each side  
Track length  
Tires  
Track width  
Track centers/tread  
  Loyd Carrier
Crew  
Physical Characteristics  
Weight 4 tons3
4,064 kg3
Length 13' 7"3
4.14 m3
Height 4' 8"3
1.42 m3
Width 6' 9"3
2.06 m3
Ground clearance  
Ground contact length  
Ground pressure  
Turret ring diameter  
Armament  
Main  
Secondary  
MG  
Side arms  
Quantity  
Main  
Secondary  
MG  
Side arms  
Armor Thickness (mm)  
Hull Front, Upper  
Hull Front, Lower  
Hull Sides, Upper  
Hull Sides, Lower  
Hull Rear  
Hull Top  
Hull Bottom  
Turret Front  
Turret Sides  
Turret Rear  
Turret Top  
Engine (Make / Model) Ford3
Cylinders 83
Net HP 853
Transmission  
Fuel type Gasoline3
Octane  
Capacity  
Performance  
Traverse  
Speed - Road 30 mph3
48 kph3
Speed - Water  
Range - Road 120 miles3
193 km3
Range - Cross Country  
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. 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
  2. Atlas of Tank Warfare From 1916 to the Present Day, Dr. Stephen Hart, 2012
  3. World Encyclopedia of Armored Fighting Vehicles, Jack Livesey, 2006
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