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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
10 / 27
302.0m
View range
1 / 27
Firepower
Shell
2103
DPM
22 / 27
180
Penetration
19 / 27
225
Damage
10 / 27
122
Devices/crew damage
9 / 27
Burst damage
— / —
975
Velocity
12 / 27
11.11%
Penetration loss over distance
14 / 27
Explosion radius
— / —
1776
DPM
24 / 27
268
Penetration
3 / 27
190
Damage
9 / 27
122
Devices/crew damage
9 / 27
Burst damage
— / —
1219
Velocity
11 / 27
8.58%
Penetration loss over distance
6 / 22
Explosion radius
— / —
2524
DPM
24 / 27
45
Penetration
9 / 27
270
Damage
9 / 27
122
Devices/crew damage
9 / 27
Burst damage
— / —
975
Velocity
11 / 27
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
1.46
Explosion radius
9 / 27
DPM
— / —
Penetration
— / —
Damage
— / —
Devices/crew damage
— / —
Burst damage
— / —
Velocity
— / —
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
90.0
Caliber
9 / 27
9.35
Rate of fire
19 / 27
6.42
Reload time
14 / 22
Magazine reload time
— / —
Time to load next shell
— / —
×
Magazine size
— / —
Time before next shell is ready
— / —
Gun handling
2.08
Base aim time
17 / 27
0.335
Dispersion
21 / 27
Dispersion factors
0.120
When moving
2 / 27
0.120
When rotating
2 / 27
0.080
When rotating turret
4 / 27
3.200
After shot
3 / 27
Gun angles
10°
Depression
1 / 27
20°
Elevation
2 / 27
180°/180°
Aiming arc (left / right)
1 / 27
46.17
Turret traverse speed
13 / 27
Mobility
42.94
Weight
10 / 27
Speed
48
Forward
20 / 27
20
Backward
2 / 27
Effective Power / Weight ratio
16.39
On hard terrain
24 / 27
13.87
On medium terrain
25 / 27
10.61
On soft terrain
23 / 27
Traverse speed
59.18
On hard terrain
14 / 27
50.08
On medium terrain
14 / 27
38.29
On soft terrain
15 / 27
5.87m×2.34m×2.28m
Size
9 / 27
Concealment
25.60%
While still
12 / 27
19.90%
While moving
12 / 27
8.09%
Upon firing while still
14 / 27
6.80%
Upon firing while moving
14 / 27
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.