M41C Caxias 
  
M41C Caxias - Data:

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Type: Light Tank
Crew: 4
Dimensions:
    Hull Length (mm) about 6 000
    Length with Cannon Forward (mm) > 8 000
    Width Overall (mm) 3 200+
    Height Maximum (mm) about 3 070 inclusive of a AAMG.
    Ground Clearance (mm) 450
Weight:
     Empty (kg) ?
     Combat (kg) 26 000
Armament:
    Cannon - Type/Calibre/Length ? rf/90/?
               - Ammunition ?
               - Stabilizer yes?
               - Traverse (°) 360
               - Elevation (°) ?
    Machineguns - Type/Calibre ?/7.62/?
                    - Type/Calibre M2HB/12.7/? 
                    - Ammunition 7.62 mm ?
                    - Ammunition 12.7 mm ?
    Smoke Grenade Launchers 2x3
Propulsion and Performances:
    Engine - Type Saab-Scania DS-14 V8 Turbo
               - Performance (kW)/at rpm 368/2 800
    Transmission - Type ?
                        - Gears - Forward/Reverse ?
    Fuel/Fuel Capacity (l) Diesel Oil/550
    Power-to-Weight Ratio (kW/t) 14.15
    Ground Pressure (kg/cm.2) 0.78
    Speed - Maximum (km/h) 70
    Range - on Road (km) 550
    Gradient (%) 68
    Side Slope (%) 30
    Trench - Crossing (m) 1.83
    Vertical - Obstacle (m) 0.71
    Fording (m) 1.02
Protection:
    Automatic Fire Suppression System ?
    NBC System ?
 Armour:
    Hull - Front Type/Max. Thickness (mm) Steel/? 
               - Side Type/Max. Thickness (mm) Steel/?
               - Rear Type/Max. Thickness (mm) Steel/?
               - Bottom Type/Max. Thickness (mm) Steel/?
    Turret - Front Type/Max. Thickness (mm) Steel/? 
           - Side Type/Max. Thickness (mm) Steel/?
           - Rear Type/Max. Thickness (mm) Steel/?
           - Top Type/Max. Thickness (mm) Steel/?
Fire Control System:
    Ballistic Computer
    Sights ?
    Rangefinder ?
Other Informations: 
    Manufacturer Bernardini S/A Industria e Comercio, Brazil
    Development from Year ?
    Prototype ?
    Production ?
    Year of Introduction ?
    Year of Discard ?
    In Armies Brazil
    Price ($) ?
© Daniel Machacek 2001