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Pershing — Tier VIII American medium tank

Pershing

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

Parameters

Compare tank's parameters with others from:
1440
HP
15 / 35
302.0m
View range
1 / 35
Firepower
Shell
2672
DPM
1 / 35
180
Penetration
26 / 35
225
Damage
14 / 35
122
Devices/crew damage
13 / 35
Burst damage
— / —
975
Velocity
16 / 35
11.11%
Penetration loss over distance
20 / 35
Explosion radius
— / —
2256
DPM
1 / 35
268
Penetration
5 / 35
190
Damage
13 / 35
122
Devices/crew damage
13 / 35
Burst damage
— / —
1219
Velocity
13 / 35
8.58%
Penetration loss over distance
9 / 27
Explosion radius
— / —
3207
DPM
2 / 35
45
Penetration
13 / 35
270
Damage
13 / 35
122
Devices/crew damage
13 / 35
Burst damage
— / —
975
Velocity
13 / 35
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
1.46
Explosion radius
13 / 35
DPM
— / —
Penetration
— / —
Damage
— / —
Devices/crew damage
— / —
Burst damage
— / —
Velocity
— / —
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
90.0
Caliber
13 / 35
11.88
Rate of fire
3 / 35
5.05
Reload time
3 / 28
Magazine reload time
— / —
Time to load next shell
— / —
×
Magazine size
— / —
Time before next shell is ready
— / —
Gun handling
2.08
Base aim time
25 / 35
0.335
Dispersion
27 / 35
Dispersion factors
0.120
When moving
2 / 35
0.120
When rotating
2 / 35
0.080
When rotating turret
4 / 35
3.200
After shot
3 / 35
Gun angles
10°
Depression
1 / 35
20°
Elevation
2 / 35
180°/180°
Aiming arc (left / right)
1 / 35
46.17
Turret traverse speed
16 / 35
Mobility
42.94
Weight
12 / 35
Speed
48
Forward
26 / 35
20
Backward
3 / 35
Effective Power / Weight ratio
16.39
On hard terrain
32 / 35
13.87
On medium terrain
33 / 35
10.61
On soft terrain
29 / 35
Traverse speed
59.18
On hard terrain
13 / 35
50.08
On medium terrain
14 / 35
38.29
On soft terrain
15 / 35
5.87m×2.34m×2.28m
Size
10 / 35
Concealment
25.60%
While still
17 / 35
19.90%
While moving
18 / 35
8.09%
Upon firing while still
19 / 35
6.80%
Upon firing while moving
20 / 35
Spotting distance by enemy with view range of 290m
228.6m
While still
242.2m
While moving
270.6m
Upon firing while still
273.7m
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.