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M7B1 Priest

Specifications
Key Dimensions
Armour:
Lower hull 50 mm to 106 mm
Figthing Compartment 12mm sides.
Ground Clearance:
17 in
Weight:
21.36 Tons
Length:
19 ft 9 in
Width:
9 ft 5 in
Height:
8 ft 8 in (to top of MG)
Ground Pressure:
10.4 psi
Suspension & Performance
Turning Circle:
31 ft (radius)
Fording Depth:
40 inch
Incline:
35 degrees
Verticle Step:
24 inch
Suspension type:
Verticle Volute Spring
Road Wheels:
12 20 inch diameter, solid rubber tyre
6 return rollers
Max speed:
25 mph
Range:
120 miles (road)
Armament & Crew
Main Armament:
105mm Howitzer M2A1
Firing Rate:
8 rounds/minute
Traverse:
15 degrees left
30 degrees right
Elevation:
-5 degrees to + 35 degress
Ammunition:
69 Rounds
Supplementary Armament:
1 .50 MG HB M2 in ring mount
Crew:
7 Men
Crew Weapons:
3 SMG M3
8 Hand Grenades
Engine & Transmission
Engine Type:
Continental R975 C1
9 cylinder, 4 cycle radial
Fuel:
80 octane gasoline
Power to weight ratio:
13.8 hp/ton
Clutch:
Dry disc, 2 plate
Transmission:
Synchromesh, 5 forward speeds, 1 reverse
Steering:
Controlled differential




© 1998 Chris Shillito