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Great Britain's Morris CS8 GS 15cwt truck

Production

  • Morris CS8 GS 15cwt: over 21,000
    • Production: 1934 - 1941

Usage

Each of the British Expeditionary Force's armored regiments had 12 Morris CS8 GS trucks each.

Specifications

  Morris CS8 GS 15cwt truck
Crew 1
Radio  
Physical Characteristics  
Weight 0.9 tons
Length 15' 9"
4.8 m
Height 6' 1"
1.85 m
Width 5' 11"
1.8 m
Ground clearance  
Ground pressure  
Armament  
Main  
Quantity  
Main  
Armor Thickness (mm)  
Engine (Make / Model)  
Bore / stroke  
Cooling  
Cylinders 4
Capacity 213 ci
3.5 liter
Net HP  
Power to weight ratio  
Compression ratio  
Transmission (Type)  
Steering  
Steering ratio  
Starter  
Electrical system  
Ignition  
Fuel (Type) Gasoline
Octane  
Quantity  
Road consumption  
Cross country consumption  
Performance  
Traverse  
Speed - Road 47 mph
75 kph
Speed - Cross Country  
Range - Road 136 miles
225 km
Range - Cross Country  
Turning radius  
Elevation limits  
Fording depth  
Trench crossing  
Vertical obstacle  
Climbing ability  
Suspension (Type)  
Wheels each side  
Wheels (Type)  
Width  
Diameter  
Tire tread  

Sources:

  1. Western Allied Tanks 1939-45, David Porter, 2009
20th Century American Military History Crucial Site