Light Tank: M5 Stuart

M5 Stuart

The M5 Stuart entered production in April 1942. By June 1944 a total of 10,884 vehicles in two variants had been produced. The tank was used in all theaters of war.

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

Main Characteristics

Tier IV
Hit Points 290 HP
Weight/Load Limit 14.83 / 15.5 t
Price 143,000
Crew
  1. Commander
  2. Gunner
  3. Driver
  4. Radio Operator
  5. Loader
Mobility
Engine Power 320 h.p.
Speed Limit 58 km/h
Traverse Speed 40 deg/sec
Turret Traverse Speed 40 deg/sec
Armor
Hull Armor (mm)
  • front 28
  • sides 28
  • rear 25
Turret Armor (mm)
  • front 44
  • sides 31
  • rear 31
Armament
Gun 20 mm Hispano-Suiza Birkigt Gun
Ammunition 870 pcs
Damage 9-15 HP
Armor Penetration 23-38 mm
Rate of Fire 120.0 rounds/min
View Range 330 m
Signal Range 395 m

Configuration

Turrets

Turrets

Tier Turret Armor
(mm)
Traverse Speed
(deg/sec)
View Range
(m)
Price
(credits)
III M5
  • front 44
  • sides 31
  • rear 31
40 330 1,890
IV M5A1
  • front 38
  • sides 25
  • rear 25
44 370 5,180
Guns

Guns

Tier Gun Damage
(НР)
Penetration
(mm)
Rate of Fire
(rounds/min)
Price
(credits)
II 20 mm Hispano-Suiza Birkigt Gun 12/12 30/41 120.0 2,600
III 37 mm Gun M6 40/40/50 56/78/19 26.09 8,350
III 75 mm Howitzer M3 175/110 38/91 14.63 5,400
Engines

Engines

Tier Engine Power
(h.p.)
Chance of Fire
(%)
Price
(credits)
IV Twin Cadillac, Series 42 320 20 10,350
IV Continental R-975-C1 350 20 10,500
Suspensions

Suspensions

Tier Suspension Load Limit
(t)
Traverse Speed
(deg/sec)
Price
(credits)
III VVSS T16E3 15.5 40 1,500
IV VVSS T36E8 17.4 45 5,050
Radios

Radios

Tier Radio Signal Range
(m)
Price
(credits)
VI SCR 508 395 21,600
IX SCR 506 615 33,600