INFANTRY TANK (A22-C) Churchill Mk. IV

INFANTRY TANK (A22-C) Churchill Mk. IV
Image: Churchill Mk. IV (IWM)
YearJune 1942
Vehicle TypeHeavy Infantry Tank
Origin & DesignerBritain/Various
Numbers Produced1.622
Crew5 (Commander, Gunner, Loader Hull Gunner & Driver)
Main Armament1 x OQF 6 pdr L/43 Mk. V Gun
Main Armament[@sponson_traverse]
Elevation-12.5° to +20°
Turret Traverse360° (Powered)
Gun Traverse[@gun_traverse]
Gun Mount[@gun_mounts]
Maximum Range[@maximum_range]
Armour Penetration[@armour_penetration]
Gun SightNo. 54 ML Mk. I
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 Carried84 x 57mm + 7.150 x 7.92mm & 600 x .303 + 25 x Smoke Rounds
Combat Weight39.600 kg
Ground Clearance0.51m
Fording Depth0.80m
Trench Crossing2.80m
Obstacle Clearance1.13m
Climbing Ability34°
RadioNo. 19 Set
ArmourHull Front: 89mm.
Hull Sides: 76mm.
Hull Rear: 64mm.
Hull Top: 19mm.
Hull Bottom: 19mm.
Gun Mantle: 89mm.
Turret Front: 89mm.
Turret Sides: 89mm.
Turret Rear: 89mm.
Turret Top: 35mm.
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 Speed25 kph
Maximum Cross Country Speed13 kph
Maximum Water Speed[@maximum_water_speed]
NotesCast turret and some later received a 75mm guns.