Tank Destroyer: Churchill Gun Carrier

Churchill Gun Carrier

The vehicle was developed on the basis of the Churchill tank. The cabin with the 3-inch gun was placed in the front. Initially, 100 vehicles were ordered. Later, the order was reduced to 24 vehicles. Eventually, a total of 50 vehicles were manufactured from 1941 through 1942. However, they never saw action.

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

Main Characteristics

Tier VI
Hit Points 650 HP
Weight/Load Limit 38.19 / 40.0 t
Price 965,000
Crew
  1. Commander (Radio Operator)
  2. Gunner
  3. Driver
  4. Loader
Mobility
Engine Power 300 h.p.
Speed Limit 25 km/h
Traverse Speed 22 deg/sec
Turret Traverse Speed 26 deg/sec
Armor
Hull Armor (mm)
  • front 88
  • sides 63
  • rear 50
Armament
Gun 3-inch 20 cwt AT Gun Mk. III
Ammunition 65 pcs
Damage 105-175 HP
Armor Penetration 84-140 mm
Rate of Fire 15.0 rounds/min
View Range 340 m
Signal Range 400 m

Configuration

Guns

Guns

Tier Gun Damage
(НР)
Penetration
(mm)
Rate of Fire
(rounds/min)
Price
(credits)
VI 3-inch 20 cwt AT Gun Mk. III 140/140/190 112/140/38 15.0 62,000
VII QF 3.7-inch AT Gun 230/230/300 151/189/47 8.57 72,000
VIII OQF 32-pdr AT Gun 250/250/330 214/246/47 7.06 105,000
Engines

Engines

Tier Engine Power
(h.p.)
Chance of Fire
(%)
Price
(credits)
IV Meadows D.A.V. 300 20 9,000
IV Bedford Twin-Six 350 20 11,000
Suspensions

Suspensions

Tier Suspension Load Limit
(t)
Traverse Speed
(deg/sec)
Price
(credits)
V Churchill Gun Carrier 40.0 22 8,600
VI Churchill Gun Carrier Mk. II 43.0 24 14,500
Radios

Radios

Tier Radio Signal Range
(m)
Price
(credits)
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