Light Tank: AMX 38

AMX 38

Developed in 1937 by the AMX company on the basis of the Renault R-40. The vehicle had a larger turret than comparable vehicles and was equipped with a diesel engine. By 1940 two vehicles were ready for trials.

Characteristics for a vehicle with basic configuration and a crew with 100% qualification.

Main Characteristics

Tier III
Hit Points 220 HP
Weight/Load Limit 15.96 / 16.0 t
Price 41,000
Crew
  1. Commander (Radio Operator, Gunner, Loader)
  2. Driver
Mobility
Engine Power 150 h.p.
Speed Limit 25 km/h
Traverse Speed 30 deg/sec
Turret Traverse Speed 28 deg/sec
Armor
Hull Armor (mm)
  • front 60
  • sides 40
  • rear 40
Turret Armor (mm)
  • front 60
  • sides 40
  • rear 40
Armament
Gun 37 mm SA38
Ammunition 162 pcs
Damage 30-50 HP
Armor Penetration 26-43 mm
Rate of Fire 25.0 rounds/min
View Range 310 m
Signal Range 300 m

Configuration

Turrets

Turrets

Tier Turret Armor
(mm)
Traverse Speed
(deg/sec)
View Range
(m)
Price
(credits)
II AMX 38
  • front 60
  • sides 40
  • rear 40
28 310 600
Guns

Guns

Tier Gun Damage
(НР)
Penetration
(mm)
Rate of Fire
(rounds/min)
Price
(credits)
II 25 mm Canon Raccourci mle. 1934 27/27 46/68 33.33 2,320
II 37 mm SA38 40/40/45 34/67/24 25.0 1,890
II 47 mm SA34 50/50/62 25/46/24 18.75 2,400
III 47 mm SA35 55/55/70 45/79/24 18.75 3,250
Engines

Engines

Tier Engine Power
(h.p.)
Chance of Fire
(%)
Price
(credits)
II #france_vehicles:Aster 150 15 750
III Aster M 160 15 4,500
Suspensions

Suspensions

Tier Suspension Load Limit
(t)
Traverse Speed
(deg/sec)
Price
(credits)
II AMX 38 1er prototype 16.0 30 500
III AMX 38 série 18.0 32 1,850
Radios

Radios

Tier Radio Signal Range
(m)
Price
(credits)
III ER 52 300 600
V ER 53 360 3,650