Blueprint M13/40

M13/40


  • jpg
left, top, back

Free


star 0 added to favorites
get_app 0 downloads

Specifications M13/40 blueprint

The M13/40 was an Italian medium tank used extensively during World War II, designed to improve upon its predecessor, the M11/39. Developed by Fiat-Ansaldo, the M13/40 entered service in 1940 and became the backbone of Italys armored forces in the early years of the war. The M13/40 was armed with a 47 mm Cannone da 47/32 M35 main gun, which was more effective against enemy armor than the 37 mm gun of the M11/39. This main armament was housed in a fully rotating turret, allowing for greater flexibility in targeting. In addition to the main gun, the tank was equipped with four 8 mm Breda 38 machine guns, one coaxial with the main gun, one mounted in the hull, and two in anti-aircraft mounts. Armor protection on the M13/40 ranged from 6 mm to 42 mm, providing better defense against small arms fire and shell fragments compared to earlier models, though it was still vulnerable to the more powerful anti-tank weapons of the Allies. The tanks riveted construction was a common feature at the time but was less durable than welded armor. Powered by a Fiat SPA 8T V8 diesel engine producing 125 horsepower, the M13/40 had a top speed of around 32 km/h (20 mph) on roads and an operational range of approximately 200 kilometers (124 miles). The use of a diesel engine was advantageous, offering better fuel efficiency and reduced fire risk compared to gasoline engines. The M13/40 saw extensive service in North Africa, where it was deployed in significant numbers during the Italian campaigns against British and Commonwealth forces. It first saw combat during the Italian invasion of Egypt and was later involved in the larger engagements of the Western Desert Campaign. While the M13/40 was a step forward in Italian tank design, it struggled against more advanced Allied tanks like the British Matilda II and Crusader due to its inferior armor and firepower. The tanks performance was also hampered by mechanical reliability issues, particularly in the harsh desert environment. Despite these challenges, the M13/40 played a crucial role in Italys armored operations during the early years of World War II and served as the basis for subsequent designs, such as the M14/41 and M15/42, which sought to address its deficiencies. The M13/40 remains a notable example of Italian armored development and its adaptation to the demands of modern warfare. On our website you can download a drawing of M13/40 in pdf svg png jpg ai eps formats Use it for 3d modelling different illustrations typography engineering and design projects All our drawings are made in high quality therefore they can be very helpful in your work study or research.

You can be interested in the following models
Similar drawings
P26/40 blueprint
P26/40
Free
P26/40
  • png
left, top, back
Free
More
Semovente da 90/53 blueprint
Semovente da 90/53
Free
Semovente da 90/53
  • jpg
left, top, back
Free
More
Semovente da 105/25 blueprint
Semovente da 105/25
Free
Semovente da 105/25
  • jpg
left, top, back
Free
More
M15/42 blueprint
M15/42
Free
M15/42
  • jpg
left, top, back
Free
More
M11/39 blueprint
M11/39
Free
M11/39
  • png
left, top, back
Free
More
M13/40 blueprint
M13/40
Free
M13/40
  • jpg
left, top, back
Free
More
Our features

Careful measurement of the actual dimensions of the models, when creating their sketches, guarantees the high accuracy of our drawings, which is at the level of 94% - 99%.

When creating working drawings, all proportions of the depicted objects are strictly maintained.

You no longer need to create individual drawings of parts from scratch. The required changes to existing works are easily made using graphic editors.

The copyright holder permits the use of ready-made drawings, acquired under a free license, in the development of projects, scientific works and the preparation of presentations.