Sunday, May 29, 2016

M8 Greyhound Armored Car

The M8 Greyhound was a light armored car used by the United States. The vehicle served other nations after the war as a "cheaper tank".
Variants:
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Name: M8 Greyhound
Type: Light Armored Car
Origin: United States
Year: 1943 (development started 1941)
Produced: 8523

Length: 5 Meters
Width:  2.54 Meters
Height: 2.25 Meters
Weight: 7890 Kilograms
Speed: 90 km/h

Crew: 4

Primary Armament:
-37 mm M6
Secondary Armament:
-12.7 mm M2 AND
-7.62 mm M1919A4

Gun Flexibility:
20° Elevation
10° Depression
For M1919A4
20° Elevation
10° Depression

Armor:
-Hull
19 mm Front
10 mm Side
10 mm Rear
6 mm Top
6 mm Bottom
-Turret
19 mm Front (25 mm Gun Shield)
19 mm Side
19 mm Rear
6 mm Top (mostly open)

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