Medium Tank: Centurion Mk. I

Centurion Mk. I

Development of the Centurion started in 1943. Designed as a "universal tank" to replace existing infantry and cruiser tanks, it entered service in 1947. A total of 100 vehicles of this series were manufactured from 1945 through 1946.

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

Main Characteristics

Tier VIII
Hit Points 1,350 HP
Weight/Load Limit 42.36 / 43.0 t
Price 2,350,000
Crew
  1. Commander
  2. Gunner
  3. Driver
  4. Loader (Radio Operator)
Mobility
Engine Power 600 h.p.
Speed Limit 40 km/h
Traverse Speed 34 deg/sec
Turret Traverse Speed 38 deg/sec
Armor
Hull Armor (mm)
  • front 76
  • sides 51
  • rear 38
Turret Armor (mm)
  • front 127
  • sides 76
  • rear 76
Armament
Gun OQF 77 mm Gun Mk. II
Ammunition 96 pcs
Damage 105-175 HP
Armor Penetration 111-185 mm
Rate of Fire 14.29 rounds/min
View Range 380 m
Signal Range 550 m

Configuration

Turrets

Turrets

Tier Turret Armor
(mm)
Traverse Speed
(deg/sec)
View Range
(m)
Price
(credits)
VII Centurion Mk. I
  • front 127
  • sides 76
  • rear 76
38 380 20,000
VIII Centurion Mk. III
  • front 165
  • sides 112
  • rear 112
36 400 42,000
Guns

Guns

Tier Gun Damage
(НР)
Penetration
(mm)
Rate of Fire
(rounds/min)
Price
(credits)
VII OQF 17-pdr Gun Mk. VII 150/150/190 171/239/38 14.29 70,000
VII OQF 77 mm Gun Mk. II 140/140/190 148/208/38 14.29 63,000
VIII OQF 20-pdr Gun Type A Barrel 230/230/280 226/258/42 7.5 120,000
Engines

Engines

Tier Engine Power
(h.p.)
Chance of Fire
(%)
Price
(credits)
V Rolls-Royce Meteor 600 20 14,000
V Rolls-Royce Meteor Mk. IVB 650 20 16,000
IX Rolls-Royce Meteor Mk. IVC 750 20 84,000
Suspensions

Suspensions

Tier Suspension Load Limit
(t)
Traverse Speed
(deg/sec)
Price
(credits)
VII Centurion Mk. I 43.0 34 20,200
VIII Centurion Mk. III 48.0 36 33,000
Radios

Radios

Tier Radio Signal Range
(m)
Price
(credits)
VIII WS No. 19 Mk. III 550 22,000
VIII WS No. 22 700 25,000
X SR C42 750 54,000