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Somua SM — Tier VIII French heavy tank

Somua SM

VIII

Parameters

Compare tank's parameters with others from:
1800
HP
11 / 35
276.7m
View range
16 / 35
Firepower
Shell
2213
DPM
5 / 35
232
Penetration
5 / 35
310
Damage
20 / 35
135
Devices/crew damage
28 / 35
930
Burst damage
3 / 5
1000
Velocity
19 / 35
11.64%
Penetration loss over distance
21 / 35
Explosion radius
— / —
1856
DPM
5 / 35
263
Penetration
24 / 35
260
Damage
20 / 35
135
Devices/crew damage
28 / 35
780
Burst damage
3 / 5
1250
Velocity
11 / 35
3.80%
Penetration loss over distance
2 / 24
Explosion radius
— / —
2498
DPM
15 / 35
50
Penetration
28 / 35
350
Damage
29 / 35
135
Devices/crew damage
28 / 35
1050
Burst damage
4 / 5
1000
Velocity
8 / 35
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
1.76
Explosion radius
28 / 35
DPM
— / —
Penetration
— / —
Damage
— / —
Devices/crew damage
— / —
Burst damage
— / —
Velocity
— / —
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
100.0
Caliber
28 / 35
7.14
Rate of fire
6 / 35
Reload time
— / —
20.42
Magazine reload time
2 / 5
Time to load next shell
— / —
3×1
Magazine size
1 / 5
2.40
Time before next shell is ready
1 / 5
Gun handling
2.30
Base aim time
18 / 35
0.337
Dispersion
15 / 35
Dispersion factors
0.220
When moving
15 / 35
0.220
When rotating
14 / 35
0.160
When rotating turret
21 / 35
4.000
After shot
11 / 35
Gun angles
10°
Depression
1 / 35
15°
Elevation
26 / 35
180°/180°
Aiming arc (left / right)
1 / 35
34.75
Turret traverse speed
4 / 35
Mobility
69.97
Weight
9 / 35
Speed
40
Forward
5 / 35
18
Backward
7 / 35
Effective Power / Weight ratio
12.84
On hard terrain
18 / 35
11.00
On medium terrain
14 / 35
7.70
On soft terrain
13 / 35
Traverse speed
31.02
On hard terrain
22 / 35
26.59
On medium terrain
16 / 35
18.61
On soft terrain
19 / 35
6.82m×3.28m×2.01m
Size
15 / 35
Concealment
9.50%
While still
22 / 35
5.80%
While moving
22 / 35
3.69%
Upon firing while still
22 / 35
2.85%
Upon firing while moving
22 / 35
Spotting distance by enemy with view range of 290m
267.2m
While still
276.1m
While moving
281.1m
Upon firing while still
283.1m
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
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APP
HE
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AP
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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