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Carro Veloce CV-33 (L3/33)
Italian Tanks and AFVs of World War II

Carro Veloce CV-33 (L3/33) in North Africa
Carro Veloce CV-33 (L3/33) being towed in North Africa. The machine guns have been removed.

Carro Veloce CV-33 (L3/33) in Greece
Carro Veloce CV-33 (L3/33) in Greece.

Carro Veloce CV-33 (L3/33)

Type     Tankette
Weight 2.7 tonnes
Length 3.03 metres (9 ft 11 in)
Width 1.4 metres (4 ft 7 in)
Height 1.2 metres (3 ft 11 in)
Crew 2
Armor 612 mm (0.240.47 in)
Primary Armament 1 6.5 mm machine gun
Engine FIAT-SPA CV3 water-cooled, 43 hp
Suspension Bogie
Range 110 km (68 mi)
Speed 42 km/h (26 mph)

Variants: L3/33, L3 cc, L3 Lf (Lancia fiamme)

Sources:
     • Encyclopedia of German Tanks of World War Two, Peter Chamberlain, Hilary Louis Doyle, Thomas L. Jentz, Arco Publ., 1978.
     • Handbook on the Italian Military Forces, U.S. War Department, 1943.
     • Wikipedia.

 
 
 
 
ITALIAN TANKS AND AFVs OF WWII
Heavy Tanks:
• Carro Armato P26/40
Armored Cars:
• Autoblinda 41
Self-Propelled Guns: • Semovente 47/32
• Semovente 75/18
• Semovente 75/34
• Semovente 90/53
• Semovente 105/25
 


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