M3 Stuart

usa lightTank II M3 Stuart

Characteristics

Protection

7%
7%

Firepower

9%
9%

Shot Effectiveness

33%
33%

Maneuverability

77%
77%

Vehicle Details

Weight (t) 12.06
Hit Points 380
Engine Power (hp) 330
Speed Limit (km/h) 44
Standard Shell Penetration (mm) 41 - 55
Standard Shell Damage 38 - 63
Rate of Fire (rounds/min) 11.8

Historical Reference

Developed in 1938 through 1941 on the basis of the M2. Mass-produced from 1941. More than 13,000 vehicles in various versions were built, from the M3 to the M3A3, all of which were supplied to almost every allied nation under Lend-Lease. The M3 tanks were designated Stuart I by the British, while the M3A1 version received the designation Stuart III. The M3 first saw action in the battle at Sidi Rezegh.

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