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Production Light Tanks

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Production self-propelled guns
Experimental vehicles and prototypes


AFV designation AFV name Weight, kg Crew Dimensions, m Clearance, m Armament Ammunition Speed Obstacles Ground pressure, kg/cm2 Max. range, km Engine Radio Internal communic.
On road, km/h Off road1, km/h gradient, degr. side gradient, degr. trench, m vertical wall, m fording depth, m index type cylinders power, hp
Russian "Renault" light tank 6 600 2 5x1.74x 2.25 0.435 37 mm Hochkis gun or
37 mm PS-1 gun,
8 mm Hochkis TMG
? 7.5 ? 45° 30° 2 0.6 0.7 ? 60 AMO petrol 4 33.5 n/a n/a
T-18 (1927) light tank 5 300 2 4.4x1.76x2.1 0.315 37 mm Hochkis gun or
37 mm PS-1 gun,
6.5 mm Fedorov's TMG
37 mm: 97,
6.5 mm: 1800
14.7 ? 40° 30° 1.7 0.5 0.8 0.37 120 Special tank engine by A.Mikulin petrol 4 35 n/a n/a
T-18 (1930) light tank 5 680 2 4.35x1.76x2.12 0.315 37 mm Hochkis gun or
37 mm PS-1 gun,
7.62 mm DT TMG
37 mm: 104,
6.5 mm: 2016
17.5 ? 40° 30° 1.7 0.55 0.8 0.375 120 Special tank engine by A.Mikulin petrol 4 40 n/a n/a
T-18M light tank 5 800 2 3.52x1.75x2.08 0.3 37 mm Hochkis gun or
37 mm PS-1 gun,
7.62 mm DT TMG
37 mm: 112,
6.5 mm: 1449
24.3 ? 40° 30° 1.7 0.55 1 0.37 ? GAZ M-1 petrol 4 50 n/a n/a
T-27 light tankette 2 700 2 2.6x1.83x1.44 0.24 1x7.62 mm DT TMG 2520 42 ? 30° ? 1.2 0.5 0.5 ? 110 Ford-AA or GAZ-AA petrol 4 40 n/a n/a
T-37 light amphibious tank 2 900 2 3.3x1.9x1.74 0.285 7.62 mm DT TMG 2140 36 15 35° 35° 1.4 0.5 amphib,
4 km/h
0.45 200 GAZ-AA petrol 4 40 n/a n/a
T-37A light amphibious tank 3 200 2 3.73x1.94x1.84 0.285 7.62 mm DT TMG 2140 36 15 35° 35° 1.4 0.5 amphib,
4 km/h
0.55 200 GAZ-AA petrol 4 40 n/a phone
OT-37 light amphibious flamethrower tank 3 200 2 3.73x1.94x 1.84 0.285 KS-1 flamethrower2,
7.62 mm DT TMG
KS-1: 18,
7.62 mm: 2140
40 10-12 35° 35° 1.4 0.5 amphib,
6 km/h
0.55 200 GAZ-AA petrol 4 40 n/a phone
T-26 (1931-33) light tank 8 400 3 4.62x2.44x2.19 0.38 2 x 7.62 DT TMG 6489 38 15 32° 40° 2 0.75 0.82 0.7 170 T-26 petrol 4 90 n/a n/a
T-26 (1933-38) light tank 9 400 3 4.62x2.44x2.24 0.38 45 mm gun 20K model 1932/38,
1 x 7.62 mm DT TMG,
1 x 7.62 mm DT CMG
45 mm: 147 (107)3
7.62 mm: 3087
35 15 40° 40° 2 0.75 0.82 0.69 170 T-26 petrol 4 90 71-TK-1 or 71-TK-3 TPU-3R
T-26 (1935-39) light tank 10 280 3 4.62x2.44x2.33 0.38 45 mm gun 20K model 1932/38,
1 x 7.62 mm DT TMG,
1 x 7.62 mm DT CMG,
1 x 7.62 mm DT RMG
45 mm: 205 (165)3
7.62 mm: 3654 (3213)3
30 18 40° 40° 2.65 0.75 0.8 0.7 170 T-26 petrol 4 90 71-TK-1 or 71-TK-3 TPU-3R
OT-130 light flamethrower tank 10 000 3 4.65x2.44x2.33 0.38 KS-254 flamethrower,
1 x 7.62 mm DT TMG
KS-25: 31 shots
7.62 mm: 3150
30 18 40° 40° 2.65 0.75 0.8 0.7 170 T-26 petrol 4 90 n/a TPU-3
OT-134 light flamethrower tank 10 730 3 4.65x2.44x2.33 0.38 45 mm gun 20K model 1932/38,
KS-255 flamethrower,
1 x 7.62 mm DT TMG
1 x 7.62 mm DT AAMG
45 mm: 145,
KS-25: 18 shots
7.62 mm: 3150
30 18 40° 40° 2.65 0.75 0.8 0.7 170 T-26 petrol 4 90 n/a TPU-3
OT-26 light flamethrower tank 9 000 2 4.65x2.44x2.33 0.38 KS-246 flamethrower,
1 x 7.62 mm DT TMG
KS-24: 70 shots
7.62 mm: 1512
38 15 32° 40° 2 0.75 0.82 0.7 170 T-26 petrol 4 90 n/a n/a
BT-2 light wheeled-tracked tank 11 000 2 5.5x2.23x2.17 0.35 2 x 7.62 mm DT TMG 6432 51.6 (76)6 22 32° (15°)7 30° 2.25 0.55 0.85 0.598 160 M5-400 petrol 12 365 n/a n/a
BT-2 light wheeled-tracked tank 11 000 2 5.5x2.23x2.17 0.35 3 x 7.62 mm DT TMG 6432 51.6 (76)6 22 32° (15°)7 30° 2.25 0.55 0.85 0.598 160 M5-400 petrol 12 365 n/a n/a
BT-2 light wheeled-tracked tank 11 000 2 5.5x2.23x2.17 0.35 37 mm B-3 gun 92 51.6 (76)6 22 32° (15°)7 30° 2.25 0.55 0.85 0.598 160 M5-400 petrol 12 365 n/a n/a
BT-2 light wheeled-tracked tank 11 000 2 5.5x2.23x2.17 0.35 37 mm B-3 gun,
1 x 7.62 mm DT CMG
37 mm: 6432,
7.62 mm: 2709
51.6 (76)6 22 32° (15°)7 30° 2.25 0.55 0.85 0.598 160 M5-400 petrol 12 365 n/a n/a
BT-5 light wheeled-tracked tank 11 900 3 5.8x2.23x2.24 0.35 45 mm gun 20K model 1932/38,
1 x 7.62 mm DT CMG
45 mm: 115 (72)3
7.62 mm: 2709
53 (72)7 20 37° (15°)7 30° 2.39 0.8 0.85 0.658 160 M5 petrol 12 365 71-TK-3 TPU-3
BT-7 light wheeled-tracked tank 13 800 3 5.66x2.23x2.42 0.39 45 mm gun 20K model 1932/38,
1 x 7.62 mm DT CMG,
1 x 7.62 mm DT RMG
45 mm: 172 (132)3,
2394 (1953)3
50 (72)7 34.6 37° (15°)7 30° 2 0.8 0.9 0.858 160 M-17T petrol 12 450 71-TK-3 TPU-3
BT-7M light wheeled-tracked tank 14 650 3 5.66x2.29x2.45 0.39 45 mm gun 20K model 1932/34,
1 x 7.62 mm DT CMG,
1 x 7.62 mm DT RMG
45 mm: 188 (146)3,
2331 (1827)3
62 (86)7 31.7 36° (15°)7 30° 2.5 0.75 1.2 0.98 520 V-2 diesel 12 500 71-TK-3 TPU-3R
BT-7A light wheeled-tracked artillery tank 13 800 3 5.66x2.23x2.42 0.39 76.2 mm KT gun,
1 x 7.62 mm DT CMG,
1 x 7.62 mm DT RMG,
1 x 7.62 DT AAMG
76.2 mm: 50 (40)3,
2394 (1953)3
50 (72)7 34.6 37° (15°)7 30° 2 0.8 0.9 0.858 160 M-17T petrol 12 450 71-TK-3 TPU-3
OT-7 light wheeled-tracked flamethrower tank 5 130 3 5.66x2.29x2.45 0.39 KS-63 flamethrower9,
45 mm gun 20K model 1932/38,
1 x 7.62 mm DT CMG,
1 x 7.62 mm DT RMG
KS-63: 15 shots,
45 mm: 172 (132)3,
2394 (1953)3
62 (86)6 28 36° (15°)7 30° 2.5 0.75 1.2 0.98 520 V-2 diesel 12 500 71-TK-3 TPU-3
T-30 light tank 5 500 2 4.11x2.33x1.91 0.3 20 mm TNSh-20 gun,
1 x 7.62 mm DT CMG
20 mm: 750,
7.62 mm: 1512
45 20 30° 26° 1.6 0.6 0.9 0.46 300 GAZ-11 petrol 6 85 n/a n/a
T-40 light amphibious tank 5 500 2 4.11x2.33x1.91 0.3 12.7 mm DShK HMG,
1 x 7.62 mm DT CMG
12.7 mm: 500,
7.62 mm: 2016
45 20 30° 26° 1.6 0.6 amphib,
6 km/h
0.46 300 GAZ-11 petrol 6 85 n/a n/a
T-50 light tank 14 000 4 5.3x2.47x2.17 0.35 45 mm gun 20K model 1932/38,
1 x 7.62 mm DT CMG
45 mm: 150,
7.62 mm: 4000
52 24.8 45° 45° 2.2 0.7 1.1 0.57 245 V-4 diesel 6 300 9R TPU-3
T-60 light tank 6 400 2 4.1x2.3x1.75 0.3 20 mm TNSh-20 gun,
1 x 7.62 DT CMG
20 mm: 780,
7.62 mm: 945
44 20 26° 35° 1.7 0.65 0.9 0.485 350 GAZ-202 petrol 6 76 n/a n/a
T-70 light tank 10 000 2 4.42x2.47x2.03 0.3 45 mm gun 20K model 1932/38,
1 x 7.62 mm DT CMG
45 mm: 70,
7.62 mm: 945
45 24 28° 30° 1.6 0.6 0.9 0.53 190 2 x GAZ-70-6000 petrol 6 2 x 70 n/a TPU-7
T-80 light tank 11 600 3 4.42x2.5x2.18 0.3 45 mm gun 20K model 1932/38,
1 x 7.62 mm DT CMG
45 mm: 94,
7.62 mm: 1008
47 21 28° 24° 1.8 0.6 0.9 0.77 230 2 x GAZ-11 petrol 6 2 x 85 12RT n/a


Production Medium Tanks

AFV designation AFV name Weight, kg Crew Dimensions, m Clearance, m Armament Ammunition Speed Obstacles Ground pressure, kg/cm2 Max. range, km Engine Radio Internal communic.
On road, km/h Off road1, km/h gradient, degr. side gradient, degr. trench, m vertical wall, m fording, m index type cylinders power, hp
T-24 medium tank 17 800 5 6.5x2.81x3.04 0.5 45 mm gun model 1930,
2 x 7.62 mm DT TMG,
1 x 7.62 mm DT CMG,
1 x 7.62 mm DT BMG
45 mm: 89,
7.62 mm: 8000
22.5 ? 40° 30° 2.6 0.745 ? 0.46 140 M-6 petrol 8 200 n/a n/a
T-28 medium tank 27 800 6 7.44x2.81x2.82 0.56 76.2 mm KT-28 gun,
2 x 7.62 mm DT TMG,
1 x 7.62 mm DT BMG,
1 x 7.62 mm DT CMG,
1 x 7.62 mm DT AAMG
76.2 mm: 70,
7.62 mm: 7938
45 20 45° 30° 3.5 1 1 0.72 220 M-17T petrol 12 500 71-TK-1 or
71-TK-3
TPU
T-29 medium tank 24 000 5 6.53x3.06x2.85 0.45 76.2 mm KT gun,
2 x 7.62 mm DT TMG,
1 x 7.62 mm DT BMG,
1 x 7.62 mm DT CMG,
1 x 7.62 mm DT RMG
76.2 mm: 78,
7.62 mm: 6930
54 (81)7 30 35° 15° 3 0.85 1.1 0.598 200 M-17B petrol 12 500 71-TK TPU
T-34-57 tank destroyer 30 900 4 6.1x3x2.4 0.4 57 mm ZIS-4 gun or
57 mm ZIS-4M gun,
1 x 7.62 mm DT CMG,
1 x 7.62 mm DT BMG
57 mm: ?,
7.62 mm: 2898 (3150)10
55 25 35° 25° 2.5 0.73 1.3 0.72 250 V-2-34 diesel 12 500 71-TK-3 or
9R or
9RM
TPU-2 or
TPU-3 or
TPU-3bisF
T-34-76 medium tank 30 900 4 6.1x3x2.4 0.4 76.2 mm L-11 gun or
76.2 mm F-34 gun,
1 x 7.62 mm DT CMG,
1 x 7.62 mm DT BMG
76.2 mm: 77 (100)10,
7.62 mm: 2898 (3150)10
55 25 35° 25° 2.5 0.73 1.3 0.72 250 V-2-34 (some tanks - with the gasoline M-17T) diesel 12 500 71-TK-3 or
9R or
9RM
TPU-2 or
TPU-3 or
TPU-3bisF
TO-34 medium flamethrower tank 30 900 4 6.1x3x2.4 0.4 ATO-4111 or
ATO-4212 flamethrower,
76.2 mm F-34 gun,
1 x 7.62 mm DT CMG
ATO-41: 10,
ATO-42: 20,
76.2 mm: 77,
7.62 mm: 2750
55 25 35° 25° 2.5 0.73 1.3 0.72 250 V-2-34 diesel 12 500 9RM or
9RS
TPU-3bisF
T-34-85 medium tank 32 000 5 8.15x3x2.7 0.4 85 mm D-5T gun or
85 mm S-53 gun or
85 mm ZIS-S-53 gun,
1 x 7.62 mm DT CMG,
1 x 7.62 mm DT BMG
85 mm: 55,
7.62 mm: 1827
55 25 35° 25° 2.5 0.73 1.3 0.85 250 V-2-34 diesel 12 500 9RM or
9RS
TPU-3bisF
TO-34-85 medium flamethrower tank 32 000 5 8.15x3x2.7 0.4 ATO-4212 flamethrower,
85 mm ZIS-S-53 gun,
1 x 7.62 mm DT CMG
ATO-42: 20,
85 mm: 55,
7.62 mm: 1827
55 25 35° 25° 2.5 0.73 1.3 0.83 250 V-2-34 diesel 12 500 9RM or
9RS
TPU-3bisF


Production Heavy Tanks

AFV designation AFV name Weight, kg Crew Dimensions, m Clearance, m Armament Ammunition Speed Obstacles Ground pressure, kg/cm2 Max. range, km Engine Radio Internal communic.
On road, km/h Off road1, km/h gradient, degr. side gradient, degr. trench, m vertical wall, m fording, m index type cylinders power, hp
T-35A heavy tank 50 000 11 9.72x3.2x3.43 0.53 1 x 76.2 mm KT gun,
2 x 45 mm gun 20K model 1932/38,
2 x 7.62 mm DT TMG,
3 x 7.62 mm DT CMG,
1 x 7.62 mm DT RMG
76.2 mm: 96, 7.62 mm: 10080 30 20 30° 15° 5 1.2 1.7 0.78 120 M-17T petrol 12 500 71-TK-1 or
71-TK-3
TPU-7
KV-1 heavy tank 47 500 5 6.9x3.32x2.71 0.45 76.2 mm F-32 gun or
76.2 mm ZIS-5 gun,
1 x 7.62 mm DT CMG,
1 x 7.62 mm DT BMG,
1 x 7.62 mm DT RMG
76.2 mm: 114,
7.62 mm: 3000
35 16 36° 30° 2.7 1.2 1.6 0.77 180 V-2K diesel 12 600 10R TP-4-Bis
KV-8 heavy flamethrower tank 46 000 5 6.9x3.32x2.71 0.45 ATO-4113 flamethrower,
45 mm gun 20K model 1932/38,
1 x 7.62 mm DT BMG,
1 x 7.62 mm DT RMG
ATO-41: 60,
76.2 mm: 88,
7.62 mm: 2400
35 16 36° 30° 2.7 1.2 1.6 0.77 180 V-2K diesel 12 600 9R or 10R TP-4
KV-2 heavy assault tank 52 000 6 6.95x3.32x3.25 0.407 152.4 mm M-10 howitzer,
1 x 7.62 mm DT BMG,
1 x 7.62 mm DT RMG
152.4 mm: 36,
7.62 mm: 2475
35 16 36° 30° 2.7 1.2 1.6 0.84 140 V-2K diesel 12 600 71-TK-3 TPU-4R
KV-1S heavy tank 42 500 5 6.9x3.35x2.64 0.45 76.2 mm ZIS-5 gun,
1 x 7.62 mm DT CMG,
1 x 7.62 mm DT BMG,
1 x 7.62 mm DT RMG
76.2 mm: 114,
7.62 mm: 3000
43 18 36° 30° 2.7 1.2 1.6 0.8 160 V-2K diesel 12 600 10R TP-3-BisF
KV-8S heavy flamethrower tank 43 000 5 6.9x3.35x2.64 0.45 ATO-4214 flamethrower,
45 mm gun 20K model 1932/38,
1 x 7.62 mm DT BMG,
1 x 7.62 mm DT RMG
ATO-42: 60,
76.2 mm: 114,
7.62 mm: 2400
43 18 36° 30° 2.7 1.2 1.6 0.8 160 V-2K diesel 12 600 10R TP-3-BisF
KV-85 heavy tank 46 000 4 6.9x3.25x2.83 0.45 85 mm D-5T gun,
1 x 7.62 mm DT CMG,
1 x 7.62 mm DT BMG,
1 x 7.62 mm DT RMG
85 mm: 70,
7.62 mm: 3276
34 16 40° 30° 2.7 1.2 1.6 0.8 180 V-2K diesel 12 600 9R or 10R TPU-4-BisF
IS-1 (IS-85) heavy breakthrough tank 44 160 4 8.56x3.07x2.74 0.465 85 mm D-5T gun,
1 x 7.62 mm DT CMG,
1 x 7.62 mm DT BMG,
1 x 7.62 mm DT RMG
85 mm: 59,
7.62 mm: 2520
37 17 36° 30° 2.5 1 1.3 0.78 150 V-2-IS diesel 12 520 10R or 10RK TPU-4-BisF
IS-2 (IS-122) heavy breakthrough tank 46 080 4 9.83x3.07x2.74 0.465 121.9 mm D-25T gun,
1 x 12.7 mm DShK AAMG,
1 x 7.62 mm DT CMG,
1 x 7.62 mm DT RMG
121.9 mm: 28,
12.7 mm: 250,
7.62 mm: 2520
37 17 36° 27° 2.3 1 1.3 0.81 150 V-2-IS diesel 12 520 10R or 10RK TPU-4-BisF
IS-3 heavy breakthrough tank 46 500 4 9.85x3.15x2.45 0.45 121.9 mm D-25T gun,
12.7 mm DShK AAMG,
1 x 7.62 mm DT CMG
121.9 mm: 28,
12.7 mm: 250,
7.62 mm: 756
40 17 32° 30° 2.5 1 1.1 0.82 185 V-2-IS diesel 12 520 11RK TPU-4-BisF

ABBREVIATIONS:
TMG - turret machine-gun;
CMG - coaxial machine-gun;
BMG - bow machine-gun;
RMG - rear machine-gun;
AAMG - antiaircraft machine-gun;
HMG - heavy machine-gun;
GAZ - Gorkovskiy Automobil Factory;

NOTES:
1 average speed;
2 36 liters of liquid, max range of throwing - 25 metres;
3 numbers for tanks w/o radio, numbers in parenthesis for tanks with radio;
4 360 liters of liquid, max range of throwing - 50 metres;
5 140 liters of liquid, max range of throwing - 50 metres;
6 360 liters of liquid, max range of throwing - 35 metres;
7 for tanks on tracks, numbers in parenthesis for tanks on wheels;
8 for tanks on tracks;
9 170 liters of liquid, max range of throwing - 60 metres;
10 number in parenthesis for T-34 with hexagonal turret;
11 100 liters of liquid, max range of throwing - 65 metres;
12 200 liters of liquid, max range of throwing - 90 metres;
13 600 liters of liquid, max range of throwing - 65 metres;
14 600 liters of liquid, max range of throwing - 90 metres.



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