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PT-76 Light Amphibious Tank

Crew

Three (driver, commander, loader)

Entry into Service

1952

Numbers Built

Approximately 12,000

Weight

14.6t

Length

6.91m (with hull)

Width

3.15m

Height

2.32m

Ground Clearance

0.37m

Type

V-6B 6-cylinder in-line water-cooled diesel

Power

240hp (179kW) at 1800RPM

Road Speed

44km/h (27mph)

Water Speed

10.2km/h (6.3mph)

Fuel Capacity

250l

Power / Weight Ratio

16.4hp/t

Suspension

Torsion-bar

Operational Range

370km to 400km 480km to 510km (with external fuel)

Gradient

70%

Side slope

35%

Trench crossing

2.8m

Vertical obstacle

1.1m

Primary Armament

76.2mm D-56TM stabilised gun (42C) with 40 rounds

Secondary Armament

7.62mm SGMT coaxial machine gun with 1,000 rounds
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