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T26E5 — Tier VIII American heavy tank

T26E5

VIII

Parameters

Compare tank's parameters with others from:
1500
HP
12 / 29
282.5m
View range
2 / 29
Firepower
Shell
2515
DPM
2 / 29
221
Penetration
12 / 29
240
Damage
27 / 29
122
Devices/crew damage
27 / 29
Burst damage
— / —
1021
Velocity
11 / 29
7.24%
Penetration loss over distance
9 / 29
Explosion radius
— / —
2096
DPM
2 / 29
265
Penetration
15 / 29
200
Damage
27 / 29
122
Devices/crew damage
27 / 29
Burst damage
— / —
1021
Velocity
18 / 29
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
2829
DPM
7 / 29
45
Penetration
27 / 29
270
Damage
27 / 29
122
Devices/crew damage
27 / 29
Burst damage
— / —
823
Velocity
21 / 29
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
1.46
Explosion radius
27 / 29
DPM
— / —
Penetration
— / —
Damage
— / —
Devices/crew damage
— / —
Burst damage
— / —
Velocity
— / —
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
90.0
Caliber
27 / 29
10.48
Rate of fire
2 / 29
5.73
Reload time
2 / 27
Magazine reload time
— / —
Time to load next shell
— / —
Magazine size
— / —
Time before next shell is ready
— / —
Gun handling
1.72
Base aim time
1 / 29
0.308
Dispersion
3 / 29
Dispersion factors
0.200
When moving
9 / 29
0.220
When rotating
11 / 29
0.100
When rotating turret
1 / 29
3.500
After shot
8 / 29
Gun angles
10°
Depression
1 / 29
20°
Elevation
6 / 29
180°/180°
Aiming arc (left / right)
1 / 29
30.37
Turret traverse speed
8 / 29
Mobility
46.40
Weight
27 / 29
Speed
40
Forward
5 / 29
15
Backward
6 / 29
Effective Power / Weight ratio
13.91
On hard terrain
7 / 29
11.92
On medium terrain
5 / 29
7.95
On soft terrain
9 / 29
Traverse speed
32.80
On hard terrain
9 / 29
28.12
On medium terrain
8 / 29
18.74
On soft terrain
15 / 29
5.77m×2.31m×2.36m
Size
1 / 29
Concealment
11.80%
While still
14 / 29
6.90%
While moving
14 / 29
4.45%
Upon firing while still
5 / 29
3.23%
Upon firing while moving
5 / 29
Spotting distance by enemy with view range of 271m
244.9m
While still
255.8m
While moving
261.2m
Upon firing while still
263.9m
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

Successful combat use of the assault M4A3E2 tank with enhanced armor spurred the decision to create a similar modification of the M26. Chrysler started production of the improved vehicles in July 1945. Trials revealed that it was necessary to reduce its off-road speed to avoid damage to the suspension. A total of 27 vehicles were manufactured to take part in trials and experiments.