Centurion Main Battle Tank Mk. 5

A Centurion Main Battle Tank Mk. 5 at the former CFB Cornwallis in Deep Brook, Nova Scotia.

A Centurion Main Battle Tank Mk. 5 at the former CFB Cornwallis in Deep Brook, Nova Scotia. The Mk. 5 carried a type A barrel 20-pounder (84mm) main gun.

A Centurion Main Battle Tank Mk. 5 at the former CFB Cornwallis in Deep Brook, Nova Scotia.

  • Weight: 51 long tons (52 t)
  • Length:
    • Hull: 25 ft (7.6 m)
    • Overall: 32 ft (9.8 m) with 20pdr
  • Width:  11 ft 1 in (3.38 m) with side plates
  • Height: 9 ft 10.5 in (3.01 m)
  • Crew: 4 (commander, gunner, loader, driver)
  • Armour: 51–152 mm
  • Secondary armament: Co-axial .30 cal Browning machine gun
  • Engine: Rolls-Royce Meteor, 650 HP
  • Transmission: 5-speed Merrit-Brown Z51R Mk. F gearbox
  • Ground clearance: 1 ft 8 in (50.8 cm)
  • Operational range: 50 miles (80 km)Speed: 22 mph (35 km/h)

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