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M4A3E8 — Tier VI American medium tank

M4A3E8

VI
Cost
  • 930 500
  • 28 500
Preceded by
Succeeded by

Parameters

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980
HP
3 / 19
278.8m
View range
5 / 19
Firepower
Shell
1993
DPM
8 / 19
128
Penetration
14 / 19
160
Damage
6 / 19
105
Devices/crew damage
6 / 19
Burst damage
— / —
792
Velocity
9 / 19
14.06%
Penetration loss over distance
14 / 19
Explosion radius
— / —
1682
DPM
7 / 19
177
Penetration
14 / 19
135
Damage
6 / 19
105
Devices/crew damage
6 / 19
Burst damage
— / —
990
Velocity
8 / 19
10.73%
Penetration loss over distance
10 / 19
Explosion radius
— / —
2491
DPM
11 / 19
38
Penetration
6 / 19
200
Damage
6 / 19
105
Devices/crew damage
6 / 19
Burst damage
— / —
792
Velocity
8 / 19
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
1.09
Explosion radius
6 / 19
DPM
— / —
Penetration
— / —
Damage
— / —
Devices/crew damage
— / —
Burst damage
— / —
Velocity
— / —
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
76.0
Caliber
7 / 19
12.46
Rate of fire
8 / 19
4.82
Reload time
7 / 18
Magazine reload time
— / —
Time to load next shell
— / —
×
Magazine size
— / —
Time before next shell is ready
— / —
Gun handling
2.08
Base aim time
9 / 19
0.362
Dispersion
16 / 19
Dispersion factors
0.120
When moving
2 / 19
0.120
When rotating
2 / 19
0.060
When rotating turret
1 / 19
3.500
After shot
1 / 19
Gun angles
12°
Depression
2 / 19
25°
Elevation
1 / 19
180°/180°
Aiming arc (left / right)
1 / 19
47.38
Turret traverse speed
10 / 19
Mobility
30.21
Weight
14 / 19
Speed
48
Forward
12 / 19
18
Backward
13 / 19
Effective Power / Weight ratio
18.93
On hard terrain
10 / 19
17.21
On medium terrain
7 / 19
10.52
On soft terrain
13 / 19
Traverse speed
63.02
On hard terrain
3 / 19
57.29
On medium terrain
2 / 19
35.01
On soft terrain
11 / 19
5.66m×2.48m×2.30m
Size
6 / 19
Concealment
24.50%
While still
12 / 19
19.10%
While moving
12 / 19
8.31%
Upon firing while still
12 / 19
6.98%
Upon firing while moving
12 / 19
Spotting distance by enemy with view range of 267m
213.8m
While still
225.6m
While moving
249.0m
Upon firing while still
251.9m
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
AP
APP
HE
HEP
AP
APP
HE
HEP
AP
APP
HE
HEP
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

Also known as M4А3(76)W HVSS. At the end of August 1944, a new bogie suspension was designed. The vehicle variant was mass-produced and saw battle beginning in late March 1945, with a total of 4542 vehicles of both suspension types manufactured.