Medium Tank: M46 Patton

M46 Patton

Developed in 1948 and 1949, the M46 Patton was a modernized and improved version of the M26 Pershing. A total of 1,168 M46 tanks, in two basic variants, were manufactured between 1949 and 1951. Pattons saw wide use in the Korean War.

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

Main Characteristics

Tier IX
Hit Points 1,600 HP
Weight/Load Limit 41.07 / 41.2 t
Price 3,450,000
Crew
  1. Commander
  2. Gunner
  3. Driver
  4. Radio Operator
  5. Loader
Mobility
Engine Power 560 h.p.
Speed Limit 48 km/h
Traverse Speed 36 deg/sec
Turret Traverse Speed 38 deg/sec
Armor
Hull Armor (mm)
  • front 101
  • sides 76
  • rear 50
Turret Armor (mm)
  • front 101
  • sides 76
  • rear 76
Armament
Gun 90 mm Gun M3
Ammunition 70 pcs
Damage 180-300 HP
Armor Penetration 120-200 mm
Rate of Fire 7.89 rounds/min
View Range 400 m
Signal Range 395 m

Configuration

Turrets

Turrets

Tier Turret Armor
(mm)
Traverse Speed
(deg/sec)
View Range
(m)
Price
(credits)
VIII M46M73
  • front 101
  • sides 76
  • rear 76
38 400 28,000
IX M46T119
  • front 101
  • sides 76
  • rear 91
40 410 52,000
Guns

Guns

Tier Gun Damage
(НР)
Penetration
(mm)
Rate of Fire
(rounds/min)
Price
(credits)
V 105 mm M4 410/350 53/101 7.5 40,300
VII 90 mm Gun M36 240/240/320 172/262/45 7.89 88,500
VII 90 mm Gun M3 240/240/320 160/243/45 7.89 81,000
VIII 90 mm Gun T15E2M2 240/240/320 180/268/45 7.89 128,900
IX 105 mm Gun T5E1M2 390/390/480 218/265/53 6.45 219,000
Engines

Engines

Tier Engine Power
(h.p.)
Chance of Fire
(%)
Price
(credits)
VII Ford GAN 560 20 37,200
VIII Continental AV-1790-1 704 20 45,000
IX Continental AV-1790-5A 820 20 99,000
Suspensions

Suspensions

Tier Suspension Load Limit
(t)
Traverse Speed
(deg/sec)
Price
(credits)
VIII M46T80E1 41.2 36 31,700
IX M46T81 45.05 38 60,500
Radios

Radios

Tier Radio Signal Range
(m)
Price
(credits)
VI SCR 508 395 21,600
X SCR 528 745 54,000