The US M1917 Six Ton Tank

The US M1917 Six Ton Tank

The US M1917 Six Ton Tank AKA the “Six Ton Tank”, the vehicle was an improved US version of the French Renault FT-17. It had a longer hull and a new 100hp engine with an electrical starter. It was accepted in to US Army service during October 1918. 10 were sent to Europe. The US operated the .

The Turret can be fitted with either a 37mm main gun (374 vehicles with this gun were built) or a Colt 7.62mm Machine Gun (526 were built with the MG). 50 Signals tanks were also built.

Armaments: x1 37mm Main Gun or Colt 7.62mm Machine Gun
Armour: 17mm steel
Crew: 2 (driver and commander)
Dimension: Length 5.28m / Width 1.9m / Height 2.30m
Weight: 6.47 tonne
Engine: 100 hp
Top Road Speed: 8.9km/h
Operational Range: 48km

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