Progetto M35 mod. 46

italy mediumTank VIII Progetto M35 mod. 46

Characteristics

Protection

31%
31%

Firepower

100%
100%

Shot Effectiveness

68%
68%

Maneuverability

68%
68%

Vehicle Details

Weight (t) 34.96
Hit Points 1400
Engine Power (hp) 700
Speed Limit (km/h) 55
Standard Shell Penetration (mm) 153 - 207
Standard Shell Damage 180 - 300
Rate of Fire (rounds/min) 17.1

Historical Reference

Conceptualization of a draft design developed at the request of General Francesco Rossi who believed that only light vehicles weighing up to 35 tons would be effective in a new war. Such an innovative design was not approved; development was discontinued when Italy joined the Standard Tank project.

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