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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.

Prototype

Only prototypes finished in 1936 - 1937.

Specifications

  Pz Inz 130
Crew 2
Physical Characteristics  
Weight 3.9 tons
Length w/gun 13' 10"
Length w/o gun  
Height 6' 2"
Width 6' 10"
Ground clearance  
Ground contact length  
Ground pressure (psi)  
Turret ring diameter  
Armament  
Main 1 - 2: 7.82 mm MG
Secondary  
MG  
Side arms  
Quantity  
Main  
Secondary  
MG  
Side arms  
Armor Thickness (mm) 8
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 425
Cylinders 6
Net HP 95
Transmission  
Fuel type Gasoline
Octane  
Capacity  
Performance  
Traverse  
Speed - Road Land: 37.3 mph
Water: 6.3 mph
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