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ARL 40 (v39)
Type Assault gun
Place of origin France
Service history
Used by France
Wars World War II
Production history
Number built 2 prototypes
Specifications
Weight 25 tonnes (25 long tons; 28 short tons) [1]
Length 5.8 metres (19 ft 0 in) [1]
Width 2.57 metres (8 ft 5 in) [1]
Height 2.45 metres (8 ft 0 in) [1]
Crew 5[1]

Armor 50 mm (2.0 in)[1]
Primary
armament
1 x 75 mm gun [1]
Speed 42 km/h (26 mph) [1]


The ARL 40, also known as ARL 40 v39, was a French assault gun design of the Interwar period. Although prototypes were built, it neither entered production nor was used in combat in World War 2 due to the surrender of France to the Germans in 1940.

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Notes[]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 chars-francais.net website

Further reading[]

  • Touzin, Pierre (1979). Les véhicules blindés français, 1900-1944. France: EPA Editions.  ISBN 2851200941

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