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WulfeHound #6661 Posted Jan 31 2016 - 10:14

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Experimental self-propelled howitzer version of the FT-17

Kyphe #6662 Posted Jan 31 2016 - 14:08

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Not a howitzer but the 1897 75mm field gun. the same as was mounted to the  st-chamond.

 

the tank was simply called the FT-75



Amazing_Ace #6663 Posted Feb 02 2016 - 08:05

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View PostWulfeHound, on Jan 31 2016 - 10:14, said:

Experimental self-propelled howitzer version of the FT-17

 

View PostKyphe, on Jan 31 2016 - 14:08, said:

Not a howitzer but the 1897 75mm field gun. the same as was mounted to the  st-chamond.

 

the tank was simply called the FT-75

 

Close, but this version actually had an official name. :)

Edited by Amazing_Ace, Feb 02 2016 - 08:05.


Kyphe #6664 Posted Feb 02 2016 - 13:41

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Renault FT STA self-propelled gun 1918

 

Sometimes known as the 75 crawler or 75 chenilles which means caterpillars in french.



Amazing_Ace #6665 Posted Feb 04 2016 - 08:17

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Correct!

 

From my book, "The last Renault FT SPG designed was that of the "Section Technique de l'Artillerie" (STA) which had been studying SPG design since May 1918. The rear of the FT chassis was opened out to create a platform for the 75 mm mle 1897 field gun crew and the gun was mounted to fire over the front of the vehicle. The gun was able to be elevated from -5° to +41° with 11° of traverse. The SPG carried 90 rounds of ammunition. Later modifications to the STA SPG included extending the rear platform, adding a folding spade to prevent movement of the vehicle during firing, and the addition of an 8 mm Hotchkiss Machine Gun for crew defense."



ApplesauceBandit #6666 Posted Apr 10 2016 - 06:16

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Bumping with an interesting photo



WulfeHound #6667 Posted Apr 10 2016 - 06:52

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Wrecked T-24?

ApplesauceBandit #6668 Posted Apr 10 2016 - 18:33

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View PostWulfeHound, on Apr 09 2016 - 23:52, said:

Wrecked T-24?

 

I would say yes

rikske66 #6669 Posted Apr 12 2016 - 10:55

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Is it a Schofield variant?

ket101 #6671 Posted Apr 13 2016 - 06:20

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View Posthoom, on Apr 13 2016 - 12:50, said:

Is it a Schofield variant?

 

Found it listed as a Swedish light tank somewhere.  Doesn't look like a Schofield.

Jarms48 #6672 Posted Apr 13 2016 - 14:59

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Is that the Landsverk L-30 Light Tank? Or maybe it's the even rarer L-80 version? Edit: after doing some research I don't think the L-80 even went into the prototype stage.


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