The Schneider CA 1 (originally named the Schneider CA) was the first French tank, developed during the First World War.

It was designed specifically to open passages for the infantry through barbed wire and then to suppress German machine gun nests. 

Motor: 60 HP, four cylinders

Speed: 7 km/h

Crew: 6

Issued: 400

Armament: 75 mm cannon,  two Hotchkiss machine guns 8 mm

Read more: Tanks and fighting vehicles with Andrew Pantele ...