Tank Destroyer: T18

T18

Development of this self-propelled gun on the basis of the M3 light tank started in October 1941. The first prototype passed trials in the spring of 1942, but the vehicle never saw mass production.

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

Main Characteristics

Tier II
Hit Points 120 HP
Weight/Load Limit 13.21 / 14.0 t
Price 3,000
Crew
  1. Commander (Radio Operator)
  2. Gunner
  3. Driver
  4. Loader
Mobility
Engine Power 245 h.p.
Speed Limit 48 km/h
Traverse Speed 18 deg/sec
Turret Traverse Speed 44 deg/sec
Armor
Hull Armor (mm)
  • front 51
  • sides 32
  • rear 25
Armament
Gun 37 mm AT Gun M3
Ammunition 110 pcs
Damage 30-50 HP
Armor Penetration 42-70 mm
Rate of Fire 28.57 rounds/min
View Range 240 m
Signal Range 265 m

Configuration

Guns

Guns

Tier Gun Damage
(НР)
Penetration
(mm)
Rate of Fire
(rounds/min)
Price
(credits)
II 37 mm AT Gun M3 40/40/50 56/78/19 28.57 8,350
IV 75 mm Howitzer M1A1 175/110 38/91 11.54 26,000
IV QF 2-pdr Mk. IX 45/45/60 64/121/23 24.0 17,200
Engines

Engines

Tier Engine Power
(h.p.)
Chance of Fire
(%)
Price
(credits)
III Guiberson T-1020-4 245 12 5,000
III Continental W-670 262 20 8,200
IV Continental R-975-C1 350 20 10,500
Suspensions

Suspensions

Tier Suspension Load Limit
(t)
Traverse Speed
(deg/sec)
Price
(credits)
I T18E1 14.0 18 270
II T18E2 15.0 22 580
Radios

Radios

Tier Radio Signal Range
(m)
Price
(credits)
II SCR 200 265 180
IV SCR 210 325 1,980