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Carro M15/42

Carro M15/42

The Carro Armato M 14/41 was essentially the M13/40 fitted with a more powerful diesel engine that was equipped with air filters designed to cope with the harsh conditions of the desert.

Carro P.40

Carro P.40

This was the first Italian tank that was comparable to the Allied tanks. Unfortunately for Italy, production came to late, and Italy surrendered before they could be employed by the Italian Army.

Semovente L.40 da 47/32

Semovente L.40 da 47/32

The main combat version, the L.6/40 soon proved to be of little value against the British armor then in use in North Africa and was obviously ripe for the usual limited traverse anti-tank gun treatment. It was not long in coming when Fiat-SPA and Ansaldo combined to use the chassis for the basis of a tank destroyer.

Semovente da 75/18

Semovente da 75/18

Initially, the Semovente da 75/18 was internally identical to the M13/40, the major difference being the 75 mm Ansaldo L/18 field gun fixed in the superstructure, and the obvious upper hull changes. By 1942, Italy was producing armored vehicles that were better suited for desert conditions than their previous models

Semovente da 75/34

Semovente da 75/34

The Semovente da 75/34 was introduced in late 1942, and accepted into service on 29 April 1943. It utilized the longer barreled 75mm L34 gun attached to the M 15/42 chassis.