Light Tank: Cruiser Mk. II

Cruiser Mk. II

The A10 Cruiser Mk. II was a further development of the A9 modification. The A10 had enhanced armor and had no machinegun turrets. A prototype was built in July 1937 and was adopted for service as a heavy cruiser tank. A total of 175 vehicles were ordered in 1938–1939, which were manufactured by September 1940. The vehicles saw combat in France (1940), in Greece (1941) and North Africa (1941).

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

Main Characteristics

Tier III
Hit Points 220 HP
Weight/Load Limit 14.33 / 14.5 t
Price 31,000
Crew
  1. Commander
  2. Gunner
  3. Driver
  4. Radio Operator
  5. Loader
Mobility
Engine Power 120 h.p.
Speed Limit 40 km/h
Traverse Speed 32 deg/sec
Turret Traverse Speed 46 deg/sec
Armor
Hull Armor (mm)
  • front 30
  • sides 22
  • rear 12
Turret Armor (mm)
  • front 30
  • sides 26
  • rear 30
Armament
Gun QF 2-pdr Mk. IX
Ammunition 100 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 A10E1
  • front 30
  • sides 26
  • rear 30
46 320 730
III Cruiser Mk. II
  • front 30
  • sides 26
  • rear 30
46 330 1,700
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
V 3.7-inch Howitzer 370/280 47/110 5.0 35,000
Engines

Engines

Tier Engine Power
(h.p.)
Chance of Fire
(%)
Price
(credits)
I Rolls-Royce Phantom 120 20 300
II AEC Type 179 150 20 1,200
Suspensions

Suspensions

Tier Suspension Load Limit
(t)
Traverse Speed
(deg/sec)
Price
(credits)
II A10 Mk. I 14.5 32 670
III A10 Mk. II 16.7 34 1,700
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