Light Tank: M2 Light Tank

M2 Light Tank

Infantry support tank. A total of 696 vehicles were manufactured from 1935 through 1942. The tank saw combat with the U.S. Marines on Guadalcanal. It was withdrawn from service in 1942.

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

Main Characteristics

Tier II
Hit Points 140 HP
Weight/Load Limit 8.64 / 11.5 t
Price 3,400
Crew
  1. Commander
  2. Gunner (Loader)
  3. Driver
  4. Radio Operator
Mobility
Engine Power 220 h.p.
Speed Limit 58 km/h
Traverse Speed 36 deg/sec
Turret Traverse Speed 32 deg/sec
Armor
Hull Armor (mm)
  • front 25
  • sides 25
  • rear 25
Turret Armor (mm)
  • front 16
  • sides 16
  • rear 16
Armament
Gun Browning MG caliber .50 HB, M2
Ammunition 1800 pcs
Damage 6-10 HP
Armor Penetration 20-34 mm
Rate of Fire 99.59 rounds/min
View Range 260 m
Signal Range 265 m

Configuration

Turrets

Turrets

Tier Turret Armor
(mm)
Traverse Speed
(deg/sec)
View Range
(m)
Price
(credits)
I M2D27810
  • front 16
  • sides 16
  • rear 16
32 260 450
II M2D27812
  • front 25
  • sides 25
  • rear 25
35 320 640
Guns

Guns

Tier Gun Damage
(НР)
Penetration
(mm)
Rate of Fire
(rounds/min)
Price
(credits)
I Browning MG caliber .50 HB, M2 8 27 99.59 2,000
II 20 mm Hispano-Suiza Birkigt Gun 12/12 30/41 104.65 2,600
II 37 mm Gun M5 40/40/50 48/70/19 24.0 2,000
Engines

Engines

Tier Engine Power
(h.p.)
Chance of Fire
(%)
Price
(credits)
III Guiberson T-10204 220 20 500
III Continental R670-7 250 20 2,000
III Continental W-670-7 262 20 5,600
Suspensions

Suspensions

Tier Suspension Load Limit
(t)
Traverse Speed
(deg/sec)
Price
(credits)
I VVSS T16E1 11.5 36 330
II VVSS T16E2 11.5 40 620
Radios

Radios

Tier Radio Signal Range
(m)
Price
(credits)
II SCR 200 265 180
IV SCR 210 325 1,980
IX SCR 506 615 33,600