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M6 — Tier VI American heavy tank

M6

VI
Cost
  • 885 000
  • 25 000
Preceded by
Succeeded by

Parameters

Compare tank's parameters with others from:
1150
HP
5 / 12
271.2m
View range
1 / 12
Firepower
Shell
1846
DPM
7 / 12
160
Penetration
7 / 12
225
Damage
5 / 12
122
Devices/crew damage
5 / 12
Burst damage
— / —
853
Velocity
3 / 12
15.63%
Penetration loss over distance
10 / 12
Explosion radius
— / —
1558
DPM
9 / 12
243
Penetration
2 / 12
190
Damage
5 / 12
122
Devices/crew damage
5 / 12
Burst damage
— / —
1066
Velocity
3 / 12
9.05%
Penetration loss over distance
4 / 12
Explosion radius
— / —
2215
DPM
9 / 12
45
Penetration
5 / 12
270
Damage
5 / 12
122
Devices/crew damage
5 / 12
Burst damage
— / —
853
Velocity
3 / 12
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
1.46
Explosion radius
5 / 12
DPM
— / —
Penetration
— / —
Damage
— / —
Devices/crew damage
— / —
Burst damage
— / —
Velocity
— / —
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
90.0
Caliber
5 / 12
8.20
Rate of fire
8 / 12
7.32
Reload time
8 / 12
Magazine reload time
— / —
Time to load next shell
— / —
×
Magazine size
— / —
Time before next shell is ready
— / —
Gun handling
2.08
Base aim time
1 / 12
0.344
Dispersion
4 / 12
Dispersion factors
0.210
When moving
3 / 12
0.210
When rotating
3 / 12
0.120
When rotating turret
3 / 12
3.500
After shot
1 / 12
Gun angles
10°
Depression
1 / 12
30°
Elevation
1 / 12
180°/180°
Aiming arc (left / right)
1 / 12
34.02
Turret traverse speed
2 / 12
Mobility
58.41
Weight
2 / 12
Speed
35
Forward
7 / 12
10
Backward
10 / 12
Effective Power / Weight ratio
16.18
On hard terrain
1 / 12
12.71
On medium terrain
1 / 12
8.47
On soft terrain
2 / 12
Traverse speed
34.20
On hard terrain
3 / 12
26.87
On medium terrain
5 / 12
17.91
On soft terrain
6 / 12
6.62m×3.10m×2.75m
Size
10 / 12
Concealment
9.80%
While still
11 / 12
5.90%
While moving
11 / 12
3.95%
Upon firing while still
10 / 12
2.98%
Upon firing while moving
10 / 12
Spotting distance by enemy with view range of 271m
249.3m
While still
258.0m
While moving
262.3m
Upon firing while still
264.4m
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

Developed from 1940 through 1942, with a total of 40 vehicles manufactured from November 1942 through February 1944. It never saw action.