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M5 Stuart — Tier III American light tank

M5 Stuart

III
Cost
  • 6 000
  • 700
Preceded by
Succeeded by

Parameters

Compare tank's parameters with others from:
410
HP
8 / 18
264.0m
View range
1 / 18
Firepower
Shell
807
DPM
5 / 18
68
Penetration
7 / 18
60
Damage
3 / 18
1
Devices/crew damage
16 / 18
Burst damage
— / —
850
Velocity
5 / 18
17.65%
Penetration loss over distance
8 / 18
Explosion radius
— / —
404
DPM
14 / 17
95
Penetration
9 / 17
30
Damage
10 / 17
2
Devices/crew damage
11 / 17
Burst damage
— / —
1050
Velocity
4 / 17
20.00%
Penetration loss over distance
4 / 17
Explosion radius
— / —
DPM
— / —
Penetration
— / —
Damage
— / —
Devices/crew damage
— / —
Burst damage
— / —
Velocity
— / —
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
DPM
— / —
Penetration
— / —
Damage
— / —
Devices/crew damage
— / —
Burst damage
— / —
Velocity
— / —
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
37.0
Caliber
10 / 18
13.46
Rate of fire
10 / 18
4.46
Reload time
5 / 13
Magazine reload time
— / —
Time to load next shell
— / —
Magazine size
— / —
Time before next shell is ready
— / —
Gun handling
1.15
Base aim time
1 / 18
0.384
Dispersion
6 / 18
Dispersion factors
0.170
When moving
2 / 18
0.170
When rotating
2 / 18
0.060
When rotating turret
1 / 18
1.100
After shot
1 / 18
Gun angles
10°
Depression
3 / 18
20°
Elevation
5 / 18
180°/180°
Aiming arc (left / right)
1 / 18
45.89
Turret traverse speed
3 / 18
Mobility
15.43
Weight
4 / 18
Speed
52
Forward
8 / 18
21
Backward
1 / 18
Effective Power / Weight ratio
22.92
On hard terrain
6 / 18
20.89
On medium terrain
5 / 18
9.89
On soft terrain
16 / 18
Traverse speed
59.40
On hard terrain
1 / 18
54.12
On medium terrain
1 / 18
25.64
On soft terrain
16 / 18
4.20m×2.21m×1.85m
Size
14 / 18
Concealment
31.60%
While still
16 / 18
31.60%
While moving
9 / 18
10.61%
Upon firing while still
13 / 18
10.61%
Upon firing while moving
9 / 18
Spotting distance by enemy with view range of 253m
188.9m
While still
188.9m
While moving
231.5m
Upon firing while still
231.5m
Upon firing while moving

Armor profile

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Primary armor
  • 64–80
  • 48–64
  • 32–48
  • 16–32
  • 0–16
Spaced armor
  • 64–80
  • 48–64
  • 32–48
  • 16–32
  • 0–16
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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HE
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AP
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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

A further modification of the M3 Stuart, the M5 entered production in April 1942. By June 1944 a total of 8,884 vehicles in two variants had been produced. The tank was used in all theaters of war.