The Italian CV29 Tankette

The Italian CV29 Tankette

The Italian CV29 Tankette aka The Carro Veloce CV29 Tankette was a lightly armoured vehicle designed fo high mobility as required for the recon role. It was equipped with a 6.5mm MG so that it could offer some level of infantry support. Entering service with the Italian Army in 1929, it was an open-topped vehicle and production ended in 1930 with a mere 25 built.

The Italian CV29 Tankette Spec’s

Armament: 1x 6.5mm MG
Armour: 4 – 9mm thick
Crew: 2
Dimensions: Length 2.29m / Width 1.70m / Height 1.22m
Weight: 17 tonnes
Engine: Ford T 4-cylinder 40bhp
Speed: 40km/h
Range: 80km

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