Tank Destroyer: Somua SAu 40

Somua SAu 40

A proposed tank destroyer on the basis of the Somua S35. Existed only in blueprints.

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

Main Characteristics

Tier IV
Hit Points 280 HP
Weight/Load Limit 24.09 / 24.5 t
Price 110,000
Crew
  1. Commander
  2. Gunner
  3. Driver
  4. Radio Operator
  5. Loader
Mobility
Engine Power 220 h.p.
Speed Limit 37 km/h
Traverse Speed 28 deg/sec
Turret Traverse Speed 44 deg/sec
Armor
Hull Armor (mm)
  • front 36
  • sides 35
  • rear 35
Armament
Gun 75 mm APX mle. 1938
Ammunition 40 pcs
Damage 83-138 HP
Armor Penetration 51-85 mm
Rate of Fire 15.79 rounds/min
View Range 330 m
Signal Range 300 m

Configuration

Guns

Guns

Tier Gun Damage
(НР)
Penetration
(mm)
Rate of Fire
(rounds/min)
Price
(credits)
III 75 mm APX mle. 1938 110/110/175 68/91/38 15.79 22,360
V 75 mm AC SA44 110/110/175 100/129/38 15.79 27,000
V 105 mm AC court mle. 1934 S 410/350 53/104 7.06 40,700
Engines

Engines

Tier Engine Power
(h.p.)
Chance of Fire
(%)
Price
(credits)
IV Somua S-40 220 20 10,420
V Somua S-40 Bis 260 20 16,100
Suspensions

Suspensions

Tier Suspension Load Limit
(t)
Traverse Speed
(deg/sec)
Price
(credits)
III Somua SAu 40 24.5 28 1,660
IV Somua SAu 40 bis 26.0 30 4,760
Radios

Radios

Tier Radio Signal Range
(m)
Price
(credits)
III ER 52 300 600
V ER 53 360 3,650
VII ER 56 455 21,600