Light Tank: Cruiser Mk. IV

Cruiser Mk. IV

An upgraded version of the cruiser tank Mk. III. The tank featured armor enhanced by the additional screens. The Cruiser Mk. IV fought in France in 1940 and in the early stages of the North African Campaign. Vehicles of this type last saw action in the winter of 1941–1942. A total of 655 tanks were mass-produced.

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

Main Characteristics

Tier III
Hit Points 210 HP
Weight/Load Limit 14.75 / 15.0 t
Price 41,000
Crew
  1. Commander (Radio Operator)
  2. Gunner
  3. Driver
  4. Loader
Mobility
Engine Power 340 h.p.
Speed Limit 48 km/h
Traverse Speed 35 deg/sec
Turret Traverse Speed 42 deg/sec
Armor
Hull Armor (mm)
  • front 30
  • sides 14
  • rear 14
Turret Armor (mm)
  • front 14
  • sides 12
  • rear 14
Armament
Gun QF 2-pdr Mk. IX
Ammunition 130 pcs
Damage 34-56 HP
Armor Penetration 48-80 mm
Rate of Fire 27.27 rounds/min
View Range 320 m
Signal Range 350 m

Configuration

Turrets

Turrets

Tier Turret Armor
(mm)
Traverse Speed
(deg/sec)
View Range
(m)
Price
(credits)
II Cruiser Mk. IV
  • front 14
  • sides 12
  • rear 14
42 320 730
III Cruiser Mk. IVA
  • front 30
  • sides 12
  • rear 14
42 330 1,900
Guns

Guns

Tier Gun Damage
(НР)
Penetration
(mm)
Rate of Fire
(rounds/min)
Price
(credits)
III QF 2-pdr Mk. IX 45/45/60 64/121/23 27.27 6,000
IV 40 mm Pom-Pom 45/45/60 49/71/23 36.92 20,000
IV QF 40 mm Mk. VI Bofors 50/50/60 63/101/23 34.29 24,000
Engines

Engines

Tier Engine Power
(h.p.)
Chance of Fire
(%)
Price
(credits)
III Nuffield Liberty Mk. II 340 20 500
IV Nuffield Liberty Mk. III 395 20 11,500
Suspensions

Suspensions

Tier Suspension Load Limit
(t)
Traverse Speed
(deg/sec)
Price
(credits)
II Cruiser Mk. IV 15.0 35 670
III Cruiser Mk. IVA 17.1 38 1,900
Radios

Radios

Tier Radio Signal Range
(m)
Price
(credits)
III WS No. 11 350 600
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