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ČKD F-IV-H

Description

The ČKD F-IV-H was an amphibious light tank, developed by ČKD. Two different prototypes were made, the ČKD F-IV-H and ČKD F-IV-H/II. Testing of the first prototype began in 1938, and when Czechoslovakia was invaded by Germany in 1939, it was taken by the Germans for further testing. The second prototype was ordered by the Germans in 1941.

Technical Details

ČKD F-IV-H
Crew
Crew 3
Physical Characteristics
Weight 6.2 t
Length 4 m
Width 2 m
Height 1.8 m
Armour
Armour (max) 14 mm
Performance
Speed (max) 56 km/h
Armament
Primary weapon 7,92 mm ZB-37 (1)

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The ČKD F-IV-H light amphibious tank
The ČKD F-IV-H light amphibious tank

Further Reading