Renault R52

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Renault R52
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Early prototype model in 1952
Type Medium tank/Main battle tank
Place of origin Sieuxerr
Service history
In service 1954 - 1993
Used by Sieuxerr (Historically)
Husseinarti
Production history
Designer Renault
Designed 1953
Manufacturer Renault (1953)
AMX Industries (1953 - 1956)
GIAT Industries (1956 - 1965)
Unit cost $115,000 URD (1955)
Produced 1953-1965
Variants See variants
Specifications
Weight 25 tonnes (Basic)
27.2 tonnes (Combat)
Length 6.7 m (w/o gun)
8.7 m (w/ gun)
Width 3.16 m
Height 2.37 m
Crew 4 (Commander, gunner, driver, radio operator)

Armor 15-60mm (Increased in later models)
Main
armament
90mm F3
(6 rounds in magazine, 36 rounds)
Secondary
armament
2 x FN AA-77 machine guns
(3,500 rounds)
Engine 12-cylinder diesel engine
750 horsepower (560 kW)
Power/weight 27.5 hp/t (20.5 kW/t)
Transmission Automatic transmission
3 gears forward, 1 reverse
Suspension Hydraulic suspension
Ground clearance .5 meters
Fuel capacity 850 ℓ
Operational
range
400 km
Speed 65 km/h

The R52 is a Sieuxerrian Medium tank that was developed after the Sixth Esto-Sieuxerrian War. It was a successful design and was used into the late 1980s, with variants based on its chassis still used today.

History

Design

Deployment

Combat Service

Variants