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Museum of the Armored

The Renault FT-17

The Renault FT-17

Analyzing the failure of the heavy tanks, General Estienne imagines a small crawler crawler, light, relatively agile and easy to build. It is the Renault FT 17 that becomes operational during the 1918 summer, just in time to play a decisive role in the final victory.

- Weight: 7 tons.
- Power: 35 CV.
- Speed ​​7,5 km / h on 35 km.
- Shielding: 22 mm.

4000 copies made in several versions. It was still in service in 1940!