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Light Tanks M22 Locust and M24 Chaffee


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The Light Tank (Airborne) M22 is an American light tank that can be transported by air used during World War II. The British ignited them Locust (grasshopper).
The Light Tank M24 was a light tank produced by the United States and used during World War II and in post-war conflicts such as the Korean War. He was appointed Chaffee by the British in honour of General Adna R. Chaffee Jr., who contributed to the development of the use of tanks in the American armed forces.

Source: M22 Locust tank on Wikipedia Source: M24 Chaffee tank on Wikipedia


M24 Chaffee tank: Équipage 5 (Chef de char, tireur, chargeur, pilote et co-pilote) Longueur 5,56 m Largeur 3 m Hauteur 2,77 m Masse au combat 18 400 kg Blindage 9,5 à 38 mm Armement principal 1 canon de 75 mm M6 (48 obus) Armement secondaire 2 Mitrailleuses Browning 1919 (3 750 balles) et 1 mitrailleuse M2 de 12,7 mm (440 balles) Moteur 2 Cadillac 44T24 soit 16 cylindres 220 à 300 ch (164 à 220 kW) Suspension Barre de torsion Vitesse sur route 56 km/h (40 en tout terrain) Puissance massique 11,96 à 16,3 ch/tonne Autonomie 161 km

Char M22 Locust : Équipage 3 (chef de char, tireur, pilote) Longueur 3,93 m Largeur 2,16 m Hauteur 1,82 m Masse au combat 7 400 kg Blindage 9,5 à 25 mm Armement principal 1 canon de 37 mm modèle M6 (50 obus) Armement secondaire 1 Mitrailleuse Browning de 7,62 mm (2 500 balles) Moteur Lycoming O-435T 6 cylindres essence 192 ch (162 kW) Suspension ressorts verticaux en spirales Vitesse sur route 64 km/h Puissance massique 25,81 ch/tonne Autonomie 217 km

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