Comparing: T20 vs. T-34-1 vs. Type 5 Chi-Ri
The first in a series of 1942–1943 U.S. medium tank designs intended as replacements for the M4 Sherman. The first prototype was produced in May 1943, and trials went on until 1944. The vehicle was not approved for mass production, but subsequent prototypes, the T22 and T23, were created on the basis of this development. They, in turn, served as precursors of the T25 and T26. Eventually, the M26 Pershing emerged on their basis and was adopted for service.
In 1954 the Chinese government considered the possibility of launching production of the T-34-85 in China. At the same time, Chinese engineers proposed an alternative project: the T-34-1. While based on the T-34-85, the T-34-1's transmission compartment and suspension were to be rearranged, reducing overall weight and giving a lower hull. In 1954, several designs of the vehicle, with varying turrets and armament, were developed. However, a prototype was never built.
A single prototype was manufactured at the beginning of 1945. The vehicle underwent trials and was recommended for service. However, Japan was defeated before mass production could begin. After the surrender, the prototype was confiscated by American occupation authorities and was shipped to the United States.
|Tank data page||Tank data page||Tank data page||Tank data page|
|Battle Tiers||7 8 9||7 8 9||7 8 9|
|Speed Limit||56 km/h||50 km/h||42 km/h|
|Speed Limit Back||20 km/h||20 km/h||18 km/h|
|Horse power / weight|
|Max Climb Angle|
|Hard terrain resistance|
|Medium terrain resistance|
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|Damage (Explosion radius)|
|Damage / min|
|Rate of Fire|
|In motion||%||13.15 %||%|
|When Firing||%||3.96 %||%|
|Neto Credits Income||-5232.39|
|Kills per Battle||0.760391|
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