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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:
370
HP
16 / 16
269.7
View range
1 / 16
Firepower
Shell
625
DPM
2 / 16
56
Penetration
6 / 16
30
Damage
11 / 16
1
Devices/crew damage
14 / 16
90
Burst damage
3 / 6
850
Velocity
4 / 16
32.14%
Penetration loss over distance
15 / 16
Explosion radius
— / —
520
DPM
2 / 15
78
Penetration
9 / 15
25
Damage
7 / 15
2
Devices/crew damage
9 / 15
75
Burst damage
3 / 6
1050
Velocity
2 / 15
15.38%
Penetration loss over distance
2 / 15
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
8 / 16
20.82
Rate of fire
4 / 16
0.00
Reload time
— / —
7.31
Magazin reload time
4 / 6
3
Magazine size
4 / 6
0.67
Shell reload time
4 / 6
Gun handling
1.73
Base aim time
9 / 16
0.375
Dispersion
4 / 16
Dispersion factors
0.170
When moving
2 / 16
0.170
When rotating
2 / 16
0.060
When rotating turret
1 / 16
1.100
After shot
1 / 16
Gun angles
10°
Depression
3 / 16
20°
Elevation
5 / 16
180°/180°
Aiming arc (left / right)
1 / 16
46.93
Turret traverse speed
3 / 16
Mobility
15.60
Weight
4 / 16
Speed
52
Forward
8 / 16
21
Backward
1 / 16
Effective Power / Weight ratio
25.64
On hard terrain
6 / 16
22.79
On medium terrain
6 / 16
10.80
On soft terrain
14 / 16
Traverse speed
55.24
On hard terrain
6 / 16
49.10
On medium terrain
5 / 16
23.26
On soft terrain
14 / 16
4.20m×2.21m×1.85m
Size
12 / 16

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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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Historical Reference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.

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