Medium Tank: M48A1 Patton

M48A1 Patton

The most successful American medium tank in the immediate post-war period. Development started in 1950. In April 1953, the vehicle entered service. A total of 11,703 vehicles of different variants were produced from 1952 through 1959.

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

Main Characteristics

Tier X
Hit Points 2,000 HP
Weight/Load Limit 47.17 / 50.35 t
Price 6,100,000
Crew
  1. Commander
  2. Gunner
  3. Driver
  4. Loader (Radio Operator)
Mobility
Engine Power 810 h.p.
Speed Limit 45 km/h
Traverse Speed 50 deg/sec
Turret Traverse Speed 40 deg/sec
Armor
Hull Armor (mm)
  • front 110
  • sides 76
  • rear 35
Turret Armor (mm)
  • front 177
  • sides 76
  • rear 50
Armament
Gun 90 mm Gun M41
Ammunition 60 pcs
Damage 180-300 HP
Armor Penetration 130-216 mm
Rate of Fire 9.52 rounds/min
View Range 420 m
Signal Range 745 m

Configuration

Turrets

Turrets

Tier Turret Armor
(mm)
Traverse Speed
(deg/sec)
View Range
(m)
Price
(credits)
X M87
  • front 177
  • sides 76
  • rear 50
40 420 66,000
Guns

Guns

Tier Gun Damage
(НР)
Penetration
(mm)
Rate of Fire
(rounds/min)
Price
(credits)
VIII 90 mm Gun M41 240/240/320 173/263/45 9.52 95,500
IX 105 mm Gun T5E1M2 390/390/480 218/265/53 6.82 219,000
X 105 mm Gun M68 390/390/480 268/330/53 6.82 325,000
Engines

Engines

Tier Engine Power
(h.p.)
Chance of Fire
(%)
Price
(credits)
X Continental AV-1790-7B 810 12 100,000
Suspensions

Suspensions

Tier Suspension Load Limit
(t)
Traverse Speed
(deg/sec)
Price
(credits)
X T97E2 50.35 50 82,500
Radios

Radios

Tier Radio Signal Range
(m)
Price
(credits)
X AN/VRC-7 745 54,000