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As has been discussed above, light and medium tanks of the new branches are represented by American machines sold in Britain under Lend-Lease. According to the agreement the US had put UK 100 M2A4 light tanks armed with 37mm gun, but after the first batch of cars, the contract was revised in favor of a more modern light tanks M3.

Reservation
Case – 25/25/25
Tower – 15/15/15 runoff
– 25/25/25 Top
Strength 140-165
The speed of rotation of the chassis – 36..40 degrees / sec.
The speed of rotation of the tower – 32..35 degrees / sec.
Angles vertical guidance – 20 ..- 10 °
Maximum speed 58 ..- 17 km / h
Engine power – 245..262l.s.
Weight – 11.61 m.
Power density – 22.57 l. p. / m.
Range Review – 260..320 m
Communication range – 250..375m
Crew: 4 people

Driving booking M2

Armament

(320)

ur

Cannon

Penetration
(mm)

damage
(NO)

rate of fire.
(rds / min)

spread (m / 100m)

Time information

Damage per minute
(with drum)

projectile into the drum

Charge drum

The interval between shots

I

Browning MG caliber .50 HB, M2

27

8

0.57

1.7

40

17.5

0, 11

II

37mm Gun M5

48/70 / 19

40/40/50

23.08

0.47

2.1

923.2

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M2 runoff from Browning MG caliber .50 HB, M2

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M2 top with 37mm Gun M5

M2 – a complete copy of its American counterpart, ie developers simply just copied the tank from American branches, changing only the skin. From a historical point of view, it certainly seems as logical, M2 first tanks supplied under Lend-Lease to England, but from the point of view is not that even the “uniqueness” and even “for the sake of diversity” could make at least what may be changes in the machine. Let not the historical one paper tank more, one less … And so, M2, even in Africa M2 L

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