Covenanter

uk lightTank IV Covenanter

Characteristics

Protection

12%
12%

Firepower

28%
28%

Shot Effectiveness

39%
39%

Maneuverability

52%
52%

Vehicle Details

Weight (t) 18.45
Hit Points 600
Engine Power (hp) 300
Speed Limit (km/h) 50
Standard Shell Penetration (mm) 68 - 92
Standard Shell Damage 41 - 69
Rate of Fire (rounds/min) 22.2

Historical Reference

A new cruiser tank that featured such innovations as an opposed-piston engine, front placement of cooling radiators, and the wide use of welding. The vehicle was ordered for production on April 17, 1939. A total of 1,771 tanks in four base variants were mass-produced. The Covenanter tanks were used mostly for training purposes in the U.K. from 1940 through 1943.

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