Tuesday, October 4, 2016

T56 Tank Destroyer

The T56 tank destroyer used a 76 mm cannon on a M3A3 Stuart chassis, it used the Continental W-670 Series 12 engine. The T57 was favored for its more powerful engine: Continental R-975-C1.
Name: T56
Type: Tank Destroyer
Origin: United States
Year: 1942

Length: 4.53 Meters*
Width: 2.24 Meters*
Height: ~2.64 Meters
Weight: ~12700 Kilograms
Speed: 58*

Crew: 5

Primary Armament:
-76 mm M7
Secondary Armament:
-7.62 mm M1919A4

Gun Flexibility:
25° Elevation
5° Depression

16 mm Upper Front (44 mm Lower Front and 38 mm Top Front)
25 mm Side
25 mm Rear (13 mm back plate that could be lower)
13 mm Top
13 mm Bottom
-Upper Structure
38 mm Front
38 mm Side
13 mm Top

*Taken from M4 Staurt stats

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