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M4A3E8 — Tier VI American medium tank

M4A3E8

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

Parameters

Compare tank's parameters with others from:
980
HP
3 / 28
278.8m
View range
5 / 28
Firepower
Shell
1993
DPM
12 / 28
128
Penetration
20 / 28
160
Damage
10 / 28
105
Devices/crew damage
10 / 28
Burst damage
— / —
792
Velocity
15 / 28
14.06%
Penetration loss over distance
19 / 28
Explosion radius
— / —
1682
DPM
11 / 28
177
Penetration
20 / 28
135
Damage
10 / 28
105
Devices/crew damage
10 / 28
Burst damage
— / —
990
Velocity
13 / 28
10.73%
Penetration loss over distance
13 / 28
Explosion radius
— / —
2491
DPM
17 / 28
38
Penetration
10 / 28
200
Damage
10 / 28
105
Devices/crew damage
10 / 28
Burst damage
— / —
792
Velocity
12 / 28
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
1.09
Explosion radius
10 / 28
DPM
— / —
Penetration
— / —
Damage
— / —
Devices/crew damage
— / —
Burst damage
— / —
Velocity
— / —
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
76.0
Caliber
12 / 28
12.46
Rate of fire
12 / 28
4.82
Reload time
11 / 26
Magazine reload time
— / —
Time to load next shell
— / —
×
Magazine size
— / —
Time before next shell is ready
— / —
Gun handling
2.08
Base aim time
14 / 28
0.362
Dispersion
23 / 28
Dispersion factors
0.120
When moving
2 / 28
0.120
When rotating
2 / 28
0.060
When rotating turret
2 / 28
3.500
After shot
1 / 28
Gun angles
12°
Depression
2 / 28
25°
Elevation
1 / 28
180°/180°
Aiming arc (left / right)
1 / 28
47.38
Turret traverse speed
13 / 28
Mobility
30.21
Weight
19 / 28
Speed
48
Forward
21 / 28
18
Backward
20 / 28
Effective Power / Weight ratio
18.93
On hard terrain
16 / 28
17.21
On medium terrain
12 / 28
10.52
On soft terrain
20 / 28
Traverse speed
63.02
On hard terrain
4 / 28
57.29
On medium terrain
2 / 28
35.01
On soft terrain
19 / 28
5.66m×2.48m×2.30m
Size
7 / 28
Concealment
24.50%
While still
16 / 28
19.10%
While moving
16 / 28
8.31%
Upon firing while still
16 / 28
6.98%
Upon firing while moving
16 / 28
Spotting distance by enemy with view range of 279m
222.9m
While still
235.3m
While moving
260.0m
Upon firing while still
263.0m
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
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.