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SU-76 tank destroyer

Country of Origin: Russia


The SU-76 (Samochodnaya Ustanovka 76) 76-mm anti-tank gun was developed as a tank destroyer. It was based on a lengthened T-70 light tank chassis.

The vehicle can be recognized by the hexangular superstructure at the rear of the hull and a prominent housing extending from the gun mantlet that protects the gun's recoil mechanism. The driver's large hatch is set in the middle of the well-sloped glacis.

The SU-76 fires high-explosive (HE), armor-piercing high-explosive (APHE),...

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