A review of the tank Sho t Kal Dalet World of Tanks

A review of the tank Sho t Kal Dalet World of Tanks

    30 Nov developers Wargaming has introduced a new tank Sho t Kal Dalet in World of Tanks, which is an Israeli version of the British Centurion. Edition Online-bookmakers.ru have prepared a review of the machine, which received the nickname "King of the Desert".

    In the late 1950-ies, the Israelis made a deal with Britain for the purchase of tanks Centurion Mk.5. Until 1967, the British put over 300 Centurions that were used in the war against Egypt. It is worth noting that the Israeli military did not favor tank, as he often broke down in the desert. That is why the decision was made to modernize the British technique: petrol engine was replaced by diesel, the engineers have installed a new transmission and increased fuel capacity.

    In the late 60s and early 70s, Sho t Kal Dalet has proved its effectiveness in combat, however, the Israeli army was defeated in the Yom Kippur War, so the engineers began work on the design of the new tank. They once again upgraded the Centurions, adding dynamic protection. The new model Sho t Kal Dalet participated in the battlefields in Lebanon in 1982, a total of Israelis purchased Centurion tanks of 1,100, which was then converted into a Sho t Kal Dalet.

    World of Tanks Sho t Kal Dalet will be added to the list of British engineering, it will be a premium tier V tank. Sho t Kal Dalet is different from dynamic Centurion armor at the front and sides that will protect against shaped-charge projectiles. Instead of the standard gasoline engine Rolls-Royce Meteor tank will be installed diesel engine with 750 hp Continental. Speed Sho t Kal Dalet significantly higher than British tanks, and it will accelerate up to 48 km/h On Sho t Kal Dalet installed 105 mm Royal Ordnance L7 gun.