The Char B40 is a French prototype heavy tank developed to replace the Renault B1.
Development started on 28 February, 1940 as a successor to the Char B1 tanks, of which the B1 ter was to be the latest version. The project was worked on by AMX and ARL. The B40 consists of a large part of B1 ter components, however with improvements to armour and the engine with transmission was replaced.
| France |
1919 - 1945
|Combat||Combat Cars||Panhard-Schneider P16 • Citroën-Kégresse P28|
|Self-Propelled Anti-Aircraft Guns||12.7mm M16 MGMC • Citroën-Kégresse P4T • Citroën-Kégresse P19|
|Self-Propelled Anti-Tank Guns||75mm M3 GMC|
|Self-Propelled Howitzer||75mm T30 HMC|
|Self-Propelled Mortars||81mm M21 MMC|
|Utility||Bridgelayers||1939 Somua Bridgelayer|
|Transport & Towing||1923 Peugoet-Kégresse • Citroën-Kégresse P17 • M2 Halftrack • M5 Halftrack • M9 Halftrack (A1) • MCL 5 • Unic P107|