SPG: Crusader 5.5-in. SP

Crusader 5.5-in. SP

A modification of the Crusader featuring a 140-mm howitzer. Soon after WWII a prototype was completed. However, the vehicle never entered mass production, nor saw service.

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

Main Characteristics

Tier VII
Hit Points 350 HP
Weight/Load Limit 17.59 / 19.0 t
Price 1,440,000
Crew
  1. Commander (Radio Operator)
  2. Gunner
  3. Driver
  4. Loader
  5. Loader
Mobility
Engine Power 395 h.p.
Speed Limit 14 km/h
Traverse Speed 30 deg/sec
Turret Traverse Speed 14 deg/sec
Armor
Hull Armor (mm)
  • front 28
  • sides 28
  • rear 20
Armament
Gun Q.F. 4.5-in. Howitzer
Ammunition 64 pcs
Damage 338-563 HP
Armor Penetration 43-71 mm
Rate of Fire 5.0 rounds/min
View Range 370 m
Signal Range 375 m

Configuration

Guns

Guns

Tier Gun Damage
(НР)
Penetration
(mm)
Rate of Fire
(rounds/min)
Price
(credits)
V Q.F. 4.5-in. Howitzer 450 57 5.0 43,000
VII B.L. 5.5-in. Gun 900/900 70/75 2.14 88,000
Engines

Engines

Tier Engine Power
(h.p.)
Chance of Fire
(%)
Price
(credits)
IV Nuffield Liberty Mk. III 395 20 11,500
V Nuffield Liberty Mk. V 410 20 12,500
Suspensions

Suspensions

Tier Suspension Load Limit
(t)
Traverse Speed
(deg/sec)
Price
(credits)
VI Crusader Mk. II 19.0 30 15,000
VII Crusader 5.5-in. SP 21.0 32 20,000
Radios

Radios

Tier Radio Signal Range
(m)
Price
(credits)
V WS No. 9 375 3,600
VI WS No. 19 Mk. I 400 15,000
VII WS No. 19 Mk. II 450 21,000
VIII WS No. 19 Mk. III 550 22,000