Combat Tank, Light-1
Date of first acceptance 1935
Manufacturer Marmon-Herrington Co.
Combat weight 8975lbs
Ball mount in hull front
Engine Lincoln 12 cylinder vee gasoline
Track return rollers
Semi-elliptical leaf spring
2 dual wheels/bogie 1 dual/track
Adjustable at rear of track
Center guide band type
Max level road speed ~30mph
The CTL-1 was a turretless tank armed with a single machine gun in a ball mount in the right side of the hull front. It was a private venture by Marmon-Herrington and was based on their TA series of light tracked tractors. The CTL-1 did not see service with the US, but was sold to Iran.
Crismon, Fred W.
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Overvalwagens! 13 Feb 2020 <https://web.archive.org/web/20060414173105/http://www.overvalwagen.com/tanks.html>. Kirk, William. "U.S. Light Tanks."
TANKS! 13 Feb 2003. 13 Feb 2020 <https://web.archive.org/web/20120212011858/http://mailer.fsu.edu/~akirk/tanks/UnitedStates/lighttanks/LightTanks.html>.
Last updated 13 Feb 2020.
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