Medium Tank: M26 Pershing

M26 Pershing

The Pershing was developed to fight heavy tanks, and was itself initially classified as heavy. After World War II it was re-classified as medium. A few saw combat in the closing phase of World War II.

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

Main Characteristics

Tier VIII
Hit Points 1,350 HP
Weight/Load Limit 40.56 / 42.35 t
Price 2,403,000
Crew
  1. Commander
  2. Gunner
  3. Driver
  4. Radio Operator
  5. Loader
Mobility
Engine Power 560 h.p.
Speed Limit 48 km/h
Traverse Speed 36 deg/sec
Turret Traverse Speed 36 deg/sec
Armor
Hull Armor (mm)
  • front 101
  • sides 76
  • rear 50
Turret Armor (mm)
  • front 101
  • sides 76
  • rear 76
Armament
Gun 76 mm Gun M1A1
Ammunition 92 pcs
Damage 86-144 HP
Armor Penetration 96-160 mm
Rate of Fire 14.29 rounds/min
View Range 390 m
Signal Range 395 m

Configuration

Turrets

Turrets

Tier Turret Armor
(mm)
Traverse Speed
(deg/sec)
View Range
(m)
Price
(credits)
VII M26M67
  • front 101
  • sides 76
  • rear 76
36 390 21,800
VIII M26M71
  • front 127
  • sides 76
  • rear 63
38 400 46,000
Guns

Guns

Tier Gun Damage
(НР)
Penetration
(mm)
Rate of Fire
(rounds/min)
Price
(credits)
V 105 mm M4 410/350 53/101 7.5 40,300
VI 76 mm Gun M1A2 115/110/185 128/177/38 18.18 62,000
VI 76 mm Gun M1A1 115/110/185 128/177/38 14.29 50,330
VII 90 mm Gun M3 240/240/320 160/243/45 7.32 81,000
VIII 90 mm Gun T15E2M2 240/240/320 180/268/45 7.32 128,900
Engines

Engines

Tier Engine Power
(h.p.)
Chance of Fire
(%)
Price
(credits)
VII Ford GAN 560 20 37,200
VIII Continental AV-1790-1 704 20 45,000
Suspensions

Suspensions

Tier Suspension Load Limit
(t)
Traverse Speed
(deg/sec)
Price
(credits)
VII M26T80E1 42.35 36 16,300
VIII M26T81 45.05 38 30,250
Radios

Radios

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