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Fiat M3000B (Front view, left side)

 
 

Side view, left side

Picture courtesy of Toender Zeppelin- og Garnisonsmuseum

 

Danish Army Specific: One acquired in June 1928 for evaluation purposes. Price 30.500 DKr.
The Army didŽnt quite know how to operate this new type of vehicle, and mechanically problems also occurred.
Ended up as target for shooting practice.
Historical
: Modernised Renault FT 17. Prototypes, featuring transversally mounted Fiat engine, developed during 1920 - 1921. Production models entered service in 1923. Improved model 30 had more power and a 37 mm gun.
Length: 3.10 m (121 inches).
Width: 1.65 m (64 inches).
Height: 2.20 m (86 inches).
Weight: 5.000 kg (11.000 lb.).
Armour:
16 mm (0.6 inches) max.
Engine
: Own 4-cylinder, 6.200 cm3 (378 cubic inches), liquid cooled.
Horsepower: 53 at 1.500 rpm.
Transmission: 3-speed gearbox.
Transfer case: N/A.
Electrical system: N/A.
Brakes: N/A.
Tyres: None.
Fording depth:
without preparation: 1.10 m (43 inches).
with deep water fording kit: N/A.
Fuel type: N/A.
Fuel capacity: N/A.
Range: 100 - 130 km (62 - 81 miles).
Crew: 2.
Additional: Armed with 2 Madsen machine guns mounted in Denmark.


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