AMC P16 (Automitrailleuse de Combat)

AMC P16 (Automitrailleuse de Combat)
Image: AMC P16 (War Lord)
Vehicle TypeHalf-Tracked Reconnaissance Vehicle
Origin & DesignerFrance/Citroen-Kegresse
Numbers Produced96
Crew3 (Commander/Gunner Driver & Assistant Driver)
Main Armament1 x 37mm L/21 SA-18 Gun
Main Armament[@sponson_traverse]
Elevation-16° to +20°
Turret Traverse360° (Manual)
Gun Traverse[@gun_traverse]
Gun Mount[@gun_mounts]
Maximum Range[@maximum_range]
Armour Penetration[@armour_penetration]
Gun Sight[@gun_sight]
Secondary Armament1 x 7.5mm MAC Modèle 1931 Machine Gun
Smoke Discharger[@smoke_discharger]
Ammunition Carried100 x 37mm (60 x HE & 40 x AP) & 3000 x 7.5mm
Combat Weight6.800 kg
Ground Clearance0.25m
Fording Depth0.50m
Trench Crossing1.50m
Obstacle Clearance0.40m
Climbing Ability40°
ArmourHull Front: 12mm
Hull Sides: 6mm
Hull Rear: 6mm
Hull Top: 3mm
Hull Bottom: 3mm
Turret Front: 12mm
Turret Sides: 6mm
Turret Rear: 6mm
Turret Top: 3mm
EnginePanhard 4-Cyl (Petrol)
Transmission3 Forward & 1 Reverse
Maximum Road Range250 km
Maximum Cross Country Range[@maximum_cross_country_range]
Maximum Water Range[@maximum_water_range]
Maximum Road Speed50 kph
Maximum Cross Country Speed28 kph
Maximum Water Speed[@maximum_water_speed]
NotesInitially serving in cavalry detachments the P16 were later issued to armoured divisions, when more modern vehicles came into service the P16s were transferred to motorised Infantry regiments with some being sent overseas to French colonies.