SPG: M7 Priest

M7 Priest

Manufactured on the suspension of the M3 and M4 tanks from April 1942 through February 1945, with a total of 4,316 vehicles produced. The M7 Priest first saw combat at El Alamein.

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

Main Characteristics

Tier III
Hit Points 140 HP
Weight/Load Limit 23.0 / 23.1 t
Price 47,000
Crew
  1. Commander
  2. Gunner
  3. Driver
  4. Radio Operator
  5. Loader
  6. Loader
Mobility
Engine Power 400 h.p.
Speed Limit 38 km/h
Traverse Speed 18 deg/sec
Turret Traverse Speed 16 deg/sec
Armor
Hull Armor (mm)
  • front 101
  • sides 38
  • rear 12
Armament
Gun 105 mm Howitzer M3
Ammunition 69 pcs
Damage 308-513 HP
Armor Penetration 40-66 mm
Rate of Fire 3.0 rounds/min
View Range 330 m
Signal Range 395 m

Configuration

Guns

Guns

Tier Gun Damage
(НР)
Penetration
(mm)
Rate of Fire
(rounds/min)
Price
(credits)
III 105 mm Howitzer M3 410/350 53/101 3.0 12,850
IV 105 mm Howitzer M2A1 410/350 53/101 3.0 32,200
Engines

Engines

Tier Engine Power
(h.p.)
Chance of Fire
(%)
Price
(credits)
IV Wright Continental R-975C1 400 20 11,000
V Wright Continental R-975C4 460 20 13,900
VI Ford GAA early 500 20 29,000
Suspensions

Suspensions

Tier Suspension Load Limit
(t)
Traverse Speed
(deg/sec)
Price
(credits)
II VVSS T49 23.1 18 590
III VVSS T51 25.5 20 1,650
Radios

Radios

Tier Radio Signal Range
(m)
Price
(credits)
VI SCR 508 395 21,600
IX SCR 506 615 33,600
X SCR 528 745 54,000