actually resembling a tankette, which though not taken into British service were sold to a number of other countries which produced modified versions which were then taken into service.
Foreign buyers included China, Thailand, the Dutch East Indies and the USSR, the latter producing some 1200 tank developed from the A4E11/12.
Poland was interested in Vickers-Carden-Loyd amphibious tank in the 1930s, but negotiations failed and instead the PZInż works started the PZInż 130 project, an indigenous design inspired by the British concept.
|Vickers-Carden-Loyd Light Amphibious Tank|
|Place of origin||United Kingdom|
|Used by||see text|
|Designer||Carden-Loyd Tractors Ltd.|
|Specifications (A4E11, A4E12)|
|Weight||2.17 long tons (2.20 t)|
|Length||13 ft 4 in (4.06 m)|
|Width||6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) over tracks|
|Height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Armour||11 mm (0.43 in)|
|0.303 inch Vickers machine gun|
with 1,000 rounds
|Engine||Meadows petrol 6-cylinder|
|100 mi (160 km)|
|Speed||27 mph (43 km/h) on road; 3.72 mph (5.99 km/h) in water|