Wednesday, October 12, 2016

T78 Tank Destroyer

The T78 was a tank destroyer that would mount the M36 Turret on the T24 (M24 Chaffee predecessor) chassis. The project was never continued despite the T24's success.
Name: T78
Type: Tank Destroyer
Origin: United States
Year: 1943
Produced: 0

Length: 5.029 Meters
Width: 2.997 Meters
Height: 2.768 Meters to 3.28 Meters
Weight: ~18370 to ~29000 Kilograms
Speed: ~56 km/h

Crew: 4

Primary Armament:
-90 mm M3
Secondary Armament:
-12.7 mm M2
-7.62 mm M1919A4

Gun Flexibility:
20° Elevation
10° Depression

25 mm Front
25 front side, 19 mm rear side
19 mm Rear
13 mm Top
13 mm front bottom 10 mm rear bottom-Turret
76 mm Gun Shield (front)
32 mm Side
45 to 13 mm Rear
25 to 10 mm Top (rest of top open)


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