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Pershing — Tier VIII American medium tank

Pershing

VIII
Cost
  • 2 403 000
  • 98 100
Preceded by
Succeeded by

Parameters

Compare tank's parameters with others from:
1440
HP
11 / 29
302.0m
View range
1 / 29
Firepower
Shell
2103
DPM
23 / 29
180
Penetration
20 / 29
225
Damage
11 / 29
122
Devices/crew damage
10 / 29
Burst damage
— / —
975
Velocity
13 / 29
11.11%
Penetration loss over distance
16 / 29
Explosion radius
— / —
1776
DPM
25 / 29
268
Penetration
3 / 29
190
Damage
10 / 29
122
Devices/crew damage
10 / 29
Burst damage
— / —
1219
Velocity
12 / 29
8.58%
Penetration loss over distance
8 / 24
Explosion radius
— / —
2524
DPM
25 / 29
45
Penetration
10 / 29
270
Damage
10 / 29
122
Devices/crew damage
10 / 29
Burst damage
— / —
975
Velocity
12 / 29
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
1.46
Explosion radius
10 / 29
DPM
— / —
Penetration
— / —
Damage
— / —
Devices/crew damage
— / —
Burst damage
— / —
Velocity
— / —
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
90.0
Caliber
10 / 29
9.35
Rate of fire
20 / 29
6.42
Reload time
15 / 24
Magazine reload time
— / —
Time to load next shell
— / —
×
Magazine size
— / —
Time before next shell is ready
— / —
Gun handling
2.08
Base aim time
19 / 29
0.335
Dispersion
22 / 29
Dispersion factors
0.120
When moving
2 / 29
0.120
When rotating
2 / 29
0.080
When rotating turret
4 / 29
3.200
After shot
3 / 29
Gun angles
10°
Depression
1 / 29
20°
Elevation
2 / 29
180°/180°
Aiming arc (left / right)
1 / 29
46.17
Turret traverse speed
14 / 29
Mobility
42.94
Weight
11 / 29
Speed
48
Forward
21 / 29
20
Backward
2 / 29
Effective Power / Weight ratio
16.39
On hard terrain
26 / 29
13.87
On medium terrain
27 / 29
10.61
On soft terrain
25 / 29
Traverse speed
59.18
On hard terrain
14 / 29
50.08
On medium terrain
14 / 29
38.29
On soft terrain
15 / 29
5.87m×2.34m×2.28m
Size
9 / 29
Concealment
25.60%
While still
13 / 29
19.90%
While moving
13 / 29
8.09%
Upon firing while still
15 / 29
6.80%
Upon firing while moving
15 / 29
Spotting distance by enemy with view range of 271m
214.4m
While still
227.0m
While moving
253.1m
Upon firing while still
256.0m
Upon firing while moving

Armor profile

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Primary armor
  • 240–300
  • 180–240
  • 120–180
  • 60–120
  • 0–60
Spaced armor
  • 288–360
  • 216–288
  • 144–216
  • 72–144
  • 0–72
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

American medium tank, named in honor of General John Pershing, who led the American Expeditionary Force during World War I. In 1944–1946 in the U.S. Army, the M26 was temporarily classified as heavy tank. Starting in February 1945 these vehicles took part in World War II; in 1950–1951 the vehicle saw combat in the Korean War.