T-34 Model 1943

T-34 Model 1943
Image: T-34 M1943 (Russian Army Photo)
YearJuly 1942
Vehicle TypeMedium Tank
Origin & Designer[@designer]
Numbers Produced10.760
Crew4 (Commander/Gunner, Gunner, Hull/MG Gunner & Driver)
Main Armament1 x 76.2mm L/42.2 F-34 Gun
Main Armament[@sponson_traverse]
Elevation-5° to +29°
Turret Traverse360° (Powered)
Gun Traverse[@gun_traverse]
Gun Mount[@gun_mounts]
Maximum Range[@maximum_range]
Armour Penetration[@armour_penetration]
Gun SightTMFD
Secondary Armament2 x 7.62mm DT Machine Guns (Coaxial & Bow)
Smoke Discharger[@smoke_discharger]
Ammunition Carried100 x 76.2mm & 2.400 x 7.62mm
Combat Weight30.900 kg
Ground Clearance0.40m
Fording Depth1.30m
Trench Crossing2.50m
Obstacle Clearance0.80m
Climbing Ability35°
ArmourHull Front: 45mm
Hull Sides: 45mm
Hull Rear: 45mm
Hull Top: 20mm
Hull Bottom: 20mm
Gun Mantle: 40mm
Turret Front: 70mm
Turret Sides: 52mm
Turret Rear: 52mm
Turret Top: 20mm
EngineV-2-34 (Diesel)
Transmission5 Forward & 1 Reverse
Maximum Road Range350 km
Maximum Cross Country Range220 km
Maximum Water Range[@maximum_water_range]
Maximum Road Speed55 kph
Maximum Cross Country Speed25 kph
Maximum Water Speed[@maximum_water_speed]
NotesThe T-34 model 1943 was again improved with the introduction of the model 1943. This variant had a new turret design which had twin round hatches located on the roof.