INFANTRY TANK (A22-B) Churchill Mk. II

INFANTRY TANK (A22-B) Churchill Mk. II
Image: Churchill Mk. II (IWM)
YearSeptember 1941
Vehicle TypeHeavy Infantry Tank
Origin & DesignerBritain/Various
Numbers Produced1.127
Crew5 (Commander, Gunner, Loader Hull Gunner & Driver)
Main Armament1 x OQF 2 pdr L/50 Mk. IX Gun
Main Armament[@sponson_traverse]
Elevation-15° to +20°
Turret Traverse360° (Powered)
Gun Traverse[@gun_traverse]
Gun Mount[@gun_mounts]
Maximum Range[@maximum_range]
Armour Penetration[@armour_penetration]
Gun SightNo. 30 Mk. IIS
Secondary Armament1 x 7.92mm Besa Machine Gun (Coaxial).
1 x 7.92mm Besa Machine Gun (Bow).
1 x .303 Bren Machine Gun (AA Mount).
Smoke Discharger2 x 2in Smoke Mortars
Ammunition Carried150 x 40mm & x 7.92mm + 600 x .303 & 25 x Smoke Rounds
Combat Weight38.000 kg
Ground Clearance0.51m
Fording Depth0.91m
Trench Crossing3.66m
Obstacle Clearance1.22m
Climbing Ability34°
RadioNo. 19 Set
ArmourHull Front: 89mm.
Hull Sides: 76mm.
Hull Rear: 50mm.
Hull Top: 16mm.
Hull Bottom: 16mm.
Gun Mantle: 102mm.
Turret Front: 102mm.
Turret Sides: 88mm.
Turret Rear: 88mm.
Turret Top: 28mm.
EngineBedford Twin-Six (Petrol)
Transmission4 Forward & 1 Reverse
Maximum Road Range259 km
Maximum Cross Country Range154 km
Maximum Water Range[@maximum_water_range]
Maximum Road Speed26 kph
Maximum Cross Country Speed14 kph
Maximum Water Speed[@maximum_water_speed]
NotesThis version replaced the hull mounted 3in howitzer with a standard Besa machine gun.