Medium Tank: Vickers Medium Mk. III

Vickers Medium Mk. III

British medium tank also known as Vickers "16-tonners". Three prototypes were produced by Vickers from 1926 through 1931. According to some sources, three more tanks were manufactured in 1933 and remained in service through 1938 but never saw action.

Characteristics for a vehicle with basic configuration and a crew with 100% qualification.

Main Characteristics

Tier III
Hit Points 250 HP
Weight/Load Limit 17.5 / 18.0 t
Price 40,000
Crew
  1. Commander
  2. Gunner
  3. Driver
  4. Radio Operator
  5. Radio Operator
  6. Loader
Mobility
Engine Power 180 h.p.
Speed Limit 48 km/h
Traverse Speed 30 deg/sec
Turret Traverse Speed 40 deg/sec
Armor
Hull Armor (mm)
  • front 14
  • sides 9
  • rear 9
Turret Armor (mm)
  • front 14
  • sides 14
  • rear 14
Armament
Gun OQF 3-pdr Gun Mk. II
Ammunition 111 pcs
Damage 38-63 HP
Armor Penetration 32-54 mm
Rate of Fire 20.0 rounds/min
View Range 310 m
Signal Range 250 m

Configuration

Turrets

Turrets

Tier Turret Armor
(mm)
Traverse Speed
(deg/sec)
View Range
(m)
Price
(credits)
II Vickers Medium А6Е1
  • front 14
  • sides 14
  • rear 14
40 310 730
III Vickers Medium А6Е3
  • front 14
  • sides 14
  • rear 14
40 330 1,800
Guns

Guns

Tier Gun Damage
(НР)
Penetration
(mm)
Rate of Fire
(rounds/min)
Price
(credits)
II OQF 3-pdr Gun Mk. II 50/50/65 43/72/23 20.0 3,100
III QF 2-pdr Mk. IX 45/45/60 64/121/23 28.57 6,000
IV QF 6-pdr 8 cwt Mk. I 70/70/95 57/72/29 18.18 25,000
Engines

Engines

Tier Engine Power
(h.p.)
Chance of Fire
(%)
Price
(credits)
III 2x Armstrong Siddeley 180 20 4,550
IV 2x Rolls-Royce Phantom II 220 20 10,000
Suspensions

Suspensions

Tier Suspension Load Limit
(t)
Traverse Speed
(deg/sec)
Price
(credits)
II Vickers Medium А6Е1 18.0 30 670
III Vickers Medium А6Е3 19.5 32 1,800
Radios

Radios

Tier Radio Signal Range
(m)
Price
(credits)
II WS No. 14 250 180
III WS No. 11 350 600
V WS No. 9 375 3,600