Medium Tank: T54E1

T54E1

A medium tank with an oscillating turret and automatic loading. Developed on the basis of the M48 tank in mid-50s. Two prototypes were built. However, during trials automatic loading proved faulty and the development was discontinued in 1957.

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

Main Characteristics

Tier IX
Hit Points 1,750 HP
Weight/Load Limit 53.33 / 54.5 t
Price 3,600,000
Crew
  1. Commander (Radio Operator)
  2. Gunner
  3. Driver
  4. Loader
Mobility
Engine Power 704 h.p.
Speed Limit 43 km/h
Traverse Speed 44 deg/sec
Turret Traverse Speed 36 deg/sec
Armor
Hull Armor (mm)
  • front 110
  • sides 76
  • rear 35
Turret Armor (mm)
  • front 127
  • sides 69
  • rear 50
Armament
Gun 90 mm Gun T178
Ammunition 45 pcs
Damage 180-300 HP
Armor Penetration 130-216 mm
Rate of Fire 9.09 rounds/min
View Range 400 m
Signal Range 410 m

Configuration

Turrets

Turrets

Tier Turret Armor
(mm)
Traverse Speed
(deg/sec)
View Range
(m)
Price
(credits)
IX T157
  • front 127
  • sides 69
  • rear 50
36 400 66,000
Guns

Guns

Tier Gun Damage
(НР)
Penetration
(mm)
Rate of Fire
(rounds/min)
Price
(credits)
VIII 90 mm Gun T178 240/240/320 173/250/45 9.09 121,000
IX 105mm Gun T140E2 390/390 210/255 5.63 170,000
Engines

Engines

Tier Engine Power
(h.p.)
Chance of Fire
(%)
Price
(credits)
VIII Continental AV-1790-1 704 20 45,000
VIII Continental AV-1790-3 800 20 59,000
IX Continental AV-1790-5B 810 20 80,000
Suspensions

Suspensions

Tier Suspension Load Limit
(t)
Traverse Speed
(deg/sec)
Price
(credits)
VIII T54E1 54.5 44 31,700
IX T54E1M2 57.5 46 61,000
Radios

Radios

Tier Radio Signal Range
(m)
Price
(credits)
VI AN/GRC-3 410 21,600
X AN/GRC-7 745 54,000