MB-3 Tamoyo III 
 
MB-3 Tamoyo III - Data:

Type: Medium Tank
Crew: 4
Dimensions:
    Hull Length (mm) 6 300
    Length with Cannon Forward (mm) 8 900
    Length with Cannon Backward (mm) ?
    Width Overall (mm) 3 200
    Width without Track Skirts (mm) ?
    Height Maximum (mm) 2 650
    Turret Roof Height (mm) ?
    Ground Clearance (mm) 500
Weight:
     Empty (kg) 28 000
     Combat (kg) 31 000
Armament:
    Cannon - Type/Calibre/Length ROF L7A3 rf/105/?
               - Ammunition 50
               - Stabilizer yes
               - Traverse (°) 360
               - Elevation (°) -6 to 18
    Machineguns - Type/Calibre FN-MAG/7.62/?
                                     - Effective Range (m)  1 000 ?
                     - Type/Calibre M2HB/12.7/? 
                                  - Effective Range (m) ?
                    - Ammunition 7.62 mm 3 000
                    - Ammunition 12.7 mm 600
    Smoke Grenade Launchers 2x4
Suspension: Torsion Bars
Tracks - Manufacturer/Width (mm) ?/530
        - Length of Track on Ground (mm) 3 900
Propulsion and Performances:
    Engine - Type Detroit Diesel Engine 8V-92TA
               - Performance (kW)/at rpm 549/2 300
    Transmission - Type Allison CD-850 Automatic
                        - Gears - Forward/Reverse 3/1
    Fuel/Fuel Capacity (l) Diesel Oil/700
    Power-to-Weight Ratio (kW/t) 17.5
    Ground Pressure (kg/cm.2) 0.74
    Speed - Maximum (km/h) 67
    Acceleration from 0 to 32 km/h (s) 7.2
    Range - on Road (km) 600
    Gradient (%) 60
    Side Slope (%) 30
    Trench - Crossing (m) 2.4
    Vertical - Obstacle (m) 0.71
    Fording - without Preparation (m) 1.3
Protection:
    Automatic Fire Suppression System ?
    NBC System ?
 Armour:
    Hull - Front Type/Max. Thickness (mm) Chambers 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) Chambers Steel/? 
           - Side Type/Max. Thickness (mm) Chambers Steel?/?
           - Rear Type/Max. Thickness (mm) Steel/?
           - Top Type/Max. Thickness (mm) Steel/?
Fire Control System: Ferranti Falcon
    Ballistic Computer yes
    Sights ?
    Rangefinder ?
Electric System:  4x12V. 24 V
Other Informations: 
    Manufacturer Bernardini S/A Industria e Comercio, Brazil
    Development from Year ?
    Prototype 1987
    Production no Introduced
    Year of Introduction no Introduced
    Year of Discard no Introduced
    In Armies no Introduced
    Price ($) ?
© Daniel Machacek 2001