Source: http://forum.valka.cz/viewtopic.php/...-T-40/t/179787 Hello everyone, Mr. Jiří Tintěra, a Czech military historian, who is currently cooperating with Wargaming on creating the Czechoslovak branch, published the historical information on the T 40 medium tank on the valka.cz web for everyone to see – in Czech language of course, so here it is in English. This is the primary tier 6/7 premium medium candidate. This is the Škoda proposal for the TVP program from 8.12.1946. The drawing looks so “ruffled” (damaged) because it actually was Dimensions: Length – gun forward: 9060mm Hull length: 6700mm Width: 3200mm Height: cca 2800mm Clearance: 450mm Sprocket diameter: 666mm Number of drive sprocket teeth: 16 Frontal wheel diameter: 500mm Roadwheel diameter: 750mm Roadwheel rubber banding thickness: 130mm Suspension: torsion bars Track width: 700mm Number of links per track: 110 Length of the track segment touching the ground: 4600mm Ground pressure: 60,8 kPa (0,62 kg/cm2) Engine: 16ADH140 diesel Engine volume: 33,25 liter Compression: 1:16,5 Engine power: 700 hp at 2000 RPM Fuel consumption: 220 grams of fuel per horsepower per hour Transmission: 5F/5R Maximum speed: 6 to 50 km/h Operating range offroad: 200 km Operating range on road: 250 km Maximum trench length to traverse: 2,3m Maximum obstacle height to traverse: 0,9m Fording depth: 1,3m Maximum slope to traverse: 45 degrees Armor – frontal hull: 65mm Armor – hull sides: 40-30mm Armor – rear: 30mm Armor – bottom: 20mm Armor – hull deck: 15mm Armor – turret front: 65mm Armor – turret side: 40mm Armor – turret rear: 40mm Armor – turret roof: 20mm Armament: 88mm L/56 (in original document, it’s L/57) Vz.36N (captured, Tiger I gun) Armament – secondary: 1 x 7,92mm Vz.37 MG Armament – tertiary: grenade launcher on the roof (unspecified type) Archive sources: VHA Praha, FL: VTÚ 1947, KL: 15, SL: Čj. 15671 Taj. Tabulky SI, ČSN 01 1300, vyd. ÚNM, Praha 1977

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