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M4 Sherman — Tier V American medium tank

M4 Sherman

V
Cost
  • 400 000
  • 10 500
Preceded by

Parameters

Compare tank's parameters with others from:
630
HP
17 / 20
267.4m
View range
1 / 20
Firepower
Shell
1299
DPM
17 / 20
128
Penetration
2 / 20
160
Damage
2 / 20
105
Devices/crew damage
2 / 20
Burst damage
— / —
792
Velocity
9 / 20
14.06%
Penetration loss over distance
13 / 20
Explosion radius
— / —
1096
DPM
15 / 20
177
Penetration
3 / 20
135
Damage
3 / 20
105
Devices/crew damage
2 / 20
Burst damage
— / —
990
Velocity
6 / 20
10.73%
Penetration loss over distance
4 / 19
Explosion radius
— / —
1624
DPM
16 / 19
38
Penetration
2 / 19
200
Damage
2 / 19
105
Devices/crew damage
8 / 19
Burst damage
— / —
792
Velocity
8 / 19
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
1.09
Explosion radius
2 / 19
DPM
— / —
Penetration
— / —
Damage
— / —
Devices/crew damage
— / —
Burst damage
— / —
Velocity
— / —
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
76.0
Caliber
2 / 20
8.12
Rate of fire
16 / 20
7.39
Reload time
16 / 20
Magazine reload time
— / —
Time to load next shell
— / —
×
Magazine size
— / —
Time before next shell is ready
— / —
Gun handling
2.18
Base aim time
12 / 20
0.407
Dispersion
18 / 20
Dispersion factors
0.180
When moving
16 / 20
0.180
When rotating
16 / 20
0.060
When rotating turret
1 / 20
4.000
After shot
3 / 20
Gun angles
12°
Depression
4 / 20
25°
Elevation
2 / 20
180°/180°
Aiming arc (left / right)
1 / 20
40.29
Turret traverse speed
14 / 20
Mobility
29.00
Weight
6 / 20
Speed
48
Forward
8 / 20
18
Backward
8 / 20
Effective Power / Weight ratio
15.98
On hard terrain
16 / 20
14.53
On medium terrain
14 / 20
9.40
On soft terrain
15 / 20
Traverse speed
51.15
On hard terrain
4 / 20
46.50
On medium terrain
2 / 20
30.09
On soft terrain
3 / 20
5.52m×2.60m×2.32m
Size
11 / 20
Concealment
25.60%
While still
12 / 20
19.90%
While moving
12 / 20
8.88%
Upon firing while still
12 / 20
7.39%
Upon firing while moving
12 / 20
Spotting distance by enemy with view range of 267m
211.4m
While still
223.8m
While moving
247.7m
Upon firing while still
251.0m
Upon firing while moving

Armor profile

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Primary armor
  • 164–205
  • 123–164
  • 82–123
  • 41–82
  • 0–41
Spaced armor
  • 184–230
  • 138–184
  • 92–138
  • 46–92
  • 0–46
Weak
Strong
Chances of getting penetrated from 100m distance by average tank of given type:
  • — less than 30%
  • — between 30% and 70%
  • — more than 70%

Armor performance

Based on tank position, enemy tank type and shells
In battle vs:
Head on
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AP
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From the side
AP
APP
HE
HEP
AP
APP
HE
HEP
AP
APP
HE
HEP
From the back
AP
APP
HE
HEP
AP
APP
HE
HEP
AP
APP
HE
HEP
Historical Reference

The first production version of the Sherman, the most common American tank, with an amazing total of 49,234 vehicles manufactured. The Sherman first saw combat in North Africa.