Medium Tank: M3 Lee

M3 Lee

A WWII-era U.S. medium tank. The vehicle was named after the Confederate General of the U.S. Civil War, R. Lee. Also, widely recognized under its U.K. designation—M3 Grant—named after the General of the federal troops W. Grant. M3 was created in 1940 on the basis of the M2 tank, and saw mass production from June 1941 through December 1942. A total of 6,258 M3 tanks of various modifications were produced.

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

Main Characteristics

Tier IV
Hit Points 310 HP
Weight/Load Limit 27.87 / 28.7 t
Price 126,000
Crew
  1. Commander
  2. Gunner
  3. Gunner
  4. Driver
  5. Radio Operator
  6. Loader
Mobility
Engine Power 400 h.p.
Speed Limit 38 km/h
Traverse Speed 40 deg/sec
Turret Traverse Speed 42 deg/sec
Armor
Hull Armor (mm)
  • front 50
  • sides 38
  • rear 38
Armament
Gun 75 mm Gun M2
Ammunition 50 pcs
Damage 83-138 HP
Armor Penetration 68-113 mm
Rate of Fire 16.67 rounds/min
View Range 320 m
Signal Range 265 m

Configuration

Guns

Guns

Tier Gun Damage
(НР)
Penetration
(mm)
Rate of Fire
(rounds/min)
Price
(credits)
IV 75 mm Gun M2 110/110/175 90/125/38 16.67 23,000
IV 75 mm Gun M3 110/110/175 92/127/38 20.0 30,000
Engines

Engines

Tier Engine Power
(h.p.)
Chance of Fire
(%)
Price
(credits)
IV Wright R-975EC2 400 20 11,600
V Chrysler A57 440 20 13,900
Suspensions

Suspensions

Tier Suspension Load Limit
(t)
Traverse Speed
(deg/sec)
Price
(credits)
III VVSS T41 28.7 40 1,870
IV VVSS T48 29.9 43 4,650
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