T-26 M1938

T-26 M1938
Image: T-26 M1938 (05m6.de)
YearMarch 1938
Vehicle TypeLight Tank
Origin & Designer[@designer]
Numbers Produced2.400
Crew3 (Commander, Gunner & Driver)
Main Armament1 x 45mm L/46 M1934 20K Gun
Main Armament[@sponson_traverse]
Elevation-10° to +40°
Turret Traverse360° (Manual)
Gun Traverse[@gun_traverse]
Gun Mount[@gun_mounts]
Maximum Range[@maximum_range]
Armour Penetration[@armour_penetration]
Gun SightT.O.P.
Secondary Armament2 x 7.62mm DT Machine Guns (Coaxial & Turret Rear)
Smoke Discharger[@smoke_discharger]
Ammunition Carried107 x 45mm & 2.087 x 7.62mm
Combat Weight9.750 kg
Ground Clearance0.38m
Fording Depth0.80m
Trench Crossing1.80m
Obstacle Clearance0.70m
Climbing Ability40°
ArmourHull Front: 25mm
Hull Sides: 15mm
Hull Rear: 15mm
Hull Top: 6mm
Hull Bottom: 6mm
Gun Mantle: 25mm
Turret Front: 25mm
Turret Sides: 25mm
Turret Rear: 25mm
Turret Top: 10mm
EngineGAZ T26 (Manual)
Transmission5 Forward & 1 Reverse
Maximum Road Range178 km
Maximum Cross Country Range119 km
Maximum Water Range[@maximum_water_range]
Maximum Road Speed35 kph
Maximum Cross Country Speed16 kph
Maximum Water Speed[@maximum_water_speed]
NotesThe M1938 was a modified version of the M1933 and these modifications were better armour and new turret with panoramic sights and rear port which could mount a third machine gun. It was used in the same way as the M1933.