Friday, September 23, 2016

A33 Excelsior Heavy Tank

The A33 Excelsior was a heavy tank design to replace the Churchill infantry tank. The tank did not enter service because Churchill tanks were improved.


Variants:
1.
Name: A33 Excelsior
Type: Heavy Tank
Origin: United Kingdom
Year: 1942
Produced: 2

Length: 6.91 Meters
Width: 2.88 Meters
Height: 2.41 Meters
Weight: 45722
Speed: 39 km/h (19km/h off-road)

Crew: 5

Primary Armament:
-57 mm 6-Pounder OR
-75 mm Ordinance QF
Secondary Armament:
-7.92 mm BESA (2)

Gun Flexibility: °

Armor:
-Hull
114 mm Front
-Turret
114 mm Front
20 mm Top

Sources:
http://world-war-2.wikia.com/wiki/A33_Heavy_Assault_Tank_Excelsior
http://forum.valka.cz/topic/view/73217/A33-Heavy-Assault-Tank-Excelsior
http://www.aviarmor.net/tww2/tanks/gb/heavy_a33.htm

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