Tank Destroyer: Universal Carrier 2-pdr

Universal Carrier 2-pdr

The Universal Carrier was developed during the interwar period and was one of the main armored tracked vehicles used by British Commonwealth forces. A total of 90,000 vehicles were produced from 1937 through 1945. Versions of the Universal Carriers were used for transporting personnel and equipment, as machine gun platforms, and for reconnaissance purposes. In 1940, a variant was developed mounting a 40-mm anti-tank gun.

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

Main Characteristics

Tier II
Hit Points 120 HP
Weight/Load Limit 4.5 / 4.5 t
Price 3,900
Crew
  1. Commander (Radio Operator)
  2. Gunner
  3. Driver
  4. Loader
Mobility
Engine Power 85 h.p.
Speed Limit 48 km/h
Traverse Speed 36 deg/sec
Turret Traverse Speed 26 deg/sec
Armor
Hull Armor (mm)
  • front 10
  • sides 7
  • rear 7
Armament
Gun QF 2-pdr AT Gun Mk. IX
Ammunition 112 pcs
Damage 34-56 HP
Armor Penetration 48-80 mm
Rate of Fire 26.09 rounds/min
View Range 330 m
Signal Range 250 m

Configuration

Guns

Guns

Tier Gun Damage
(НР)
Penetration
(mm)
Rate of Fire
(rounds/min)
Price
(credits)
II QF 6-pdr 8 cwt AT Gun Mk. II 70/70/95 45/57/29 19.35 3,000
II QF 2-pdr AT Gun Mk. IX 45/45/60 64/121/23 26.09 2,000
IV QF 6-pdr 8 cwt AT Gun Mk. I 70/70/95 57/72/29 19.35 25,000
Engines

Engines

Tier Engine Power
(h.p.)
Chance of Fire
(%)
Price
(credits)
I Ford V8-221 85 20 200
I Ford V8-239 100 20 350
Suspensions

Suspensions

Tier Suspension Load Limit
(t)
Traverse Speed
(deg/sec)
Price
(credits)
I Universal Carrier Mk. I 4.5 36 280
II Universal Carrier Mk. II 7.0 40 580
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