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T-60 Light Tank

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T-60 Light Tank

Specifications

Crew: 2
Weight: 6,400 kg
Length: 4.11 m
Width: 2.30 m
Height: 1.74 m
Max speed: 45 km/h (on road)
Max range: 450 km (on road)
Engine: One GAZ-203 petrol
(63 kW)
Power-to-weight ratio: 9.84 kW/tonne
Vertical obstacle climb: 0.54 m
Gradient: 32.2 %
Trench crossing: 1.85 m
Main armament: 20-mm cannon
Secondary armament: One 7.62-mm machine gun
Armour: 25 mm (max)
(upgraded to 35 mm in the the 1942 T60A)

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In service, the T-60 proved most useful in the infantry-support role since against German tanks its 20-mm cannon was ineffective.

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