Light Tank: M3 Light

M3 Light

The most famous light tank of World War II, with a total of 13,859 vehicles manufactured from 1941 through September 1943. 1,576 tanks (mostly of the M3A1 version) were supplied to the U.S.S.R. under Lend-Lease, and many more to the British.

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

Main Characteristics

Tier III
Hit Points 220 HP
Weight/Load Limit 12.01 / 12.5 t
Price Special event vehicle
Crew
  1. Commander (Loader)
  2. Gunner
  3. Radio Operator
  4. Driver
Mobility
Engine Power 268 h.p.
Speed Limit 61 km/h
Traverse Speed 40 deg/sec
Turret Traverse Speed 40 deg/sec
Armor
Hull Armor (mm)
  • front 38
  • sides 25
  • rear 25
Turret Armor (mm)
  • front 38
  • sides 25
  • rear 25
Armament
Gun 37 mm M5
Ammunition 103 pcs
Damage 30-50 HP
Armor Penetration 36-60 mm
Rate of Fire 24.0 rounds/min
View Range 280 m
Signal Range 325 m

Configuration

Turrets

Turrets

Tier Turret Armor
(mm)
Traverse Speed
(deg/sec)
View Range
(m)
Price
(credits)
II D37812
  • front 38
  • sides 25
  • rear 25
40 280 --
Guns

Guns

Tier Gun Damage
(НР)
Penetration
(mm)
Rate of Fire
(rounds/min)
Price
(credits)
II 37 mm M5 40/40/50 48/70/19 24.0 --
Engines

Engines

Tier Engine Power
(h.p.)
Chance of Fire
(%)
Price
(credits)
IV Continental W-670 268 20 --
Suspensions

Suspensions

Tier Suspension Load Limit
(t)
Traverse Speed
(deg/sec)
Price
(credits)
II Stuart E1 12.5 40 --
Radios

Radios

Tier Radio Signal Range
(m)
Price
(credits)
IV SCR 209 325 --