Specifications for the
Infantry Tank Mk I Matilda (A11)
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Manufacturer: Vickers-Armstrong - UK
Initial Year of Service: 1938
Focus Model: Infantry Tank Mk I Matilda (A11)
Overall Length: 15.91ft (4.85m)
Width: 7.48ft (2.28m)
Height: 6.10ft (1.86m)
Weight: 13.6 US Short Tons (12,300kg; 27,117lbs)
Powerplant: 1 x Ford V8 liquid-cooled gasoline engine developing 70 horsepower.
Maximum Speed: 8mph (12.87 km/h)
Maximum Range: 81 miles (130 km)
NBC Protection: None
1 x 7.7mm Vickers machine gun OR 1 x 12.7mm Vickers machine gun in turret.
4,000 x 7.7mm ammunition
1,500 x 12.7mm ammunition (estimated)
Tank, Infantry, Mk I, Matilda I (A11) - Formal Designation; 139 examples produced; 1 x 7.62mm or 1 x 12.7mm Vickers machine gun in turret; later incorporation of side skirt armor and additional armor at hull bow and turret.