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Poland's Pz Inz 130 Amphibious Tank

Design

The PZI design bureau designed an amphibious tank that had a rudder and three bladed propellar.1

Prototype

Only prototypes finished in 1936 - 1937.1

Specifications

  Pz Inz 130
Crew 21
Physical Characteristics  
Weight 3.9 tons1
Length w/gun 13' 10"1
Length w/o gun  
Height 6' 2"1
Width 6' 10"1
Ground clearance  
Ground contact length  
Ground pressure (psi)  
Turret ring diameter  
Armament  
Main 1 - 2: 7.82 mm MG1
Secondary  
MG  
Side arms  
Quantity  
Main  
Secondary  
MG  
Side arms  
Armor Thickness (mm) 81
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) PzInz 4251
Cylinders 61
Net HP 951
Transmission  
Fuel type Gasoline1
Octane  
Capacity  
Performance  
Traverse  
Speed - Road Land: 37.3 mph1
Water: 6.3 mph1
Speed - Cross Country  
Range - Road  
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. Tanks of the World, 1915-1945, Peter Chamberlain, Chris Ellis, 1972
20th Century American Military History Crucial Site