Centurion Mk. I

uk mediumTank VIII Centurion Mk. I

Characteristics

Protection

34%
34%

Firepower

51%
51%

Shot Effectiveness

62%
62%

Maneuverability

42%
42%

Vehicle Details

Weight (t) 42.31
Hit Points 1350
Engine Power (hp) 600
Speed Limit (km/h) 40
Standard Shell Penetration (mm) 126 - 170
Standard Shell Damage 120 - 200
Rate of Fire (rounds/min) 12.4

Historical Reference

Development of the Centurion started in 1943. The vehicle was designed as a "universal tank" to replace existing infantry and cruiser tanks. The Centurion was the first British vehicle that featured sloped armor plates. The tank entered service in 1947. A total of 100 vehicles of this series were manufactured from 1945 through 1946.

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