M46 Patton

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Characteristics

Protection

54%
54%

Firepower

66%
66%

Shot Effectiveness

74%
74%

Maneuverability

46%
46%

Vehicle Details

Weight (t) 41.07
Hit Points 1550
Engine Power (hp) 560
Speed Limit (km/h) 48
Standard Shell Penetration (mm) 120 - 200
Standard Shell Damage 169 - 281
Rate of Fire (rounds/min) 8.5

Historical Reference

Developed in 1948 and 1949, the M46 Patton was a modernized and improved version of the M26 Pershing. A total of 1,168 M46 tanks, in two basic variants, were manufactured between 1949 and 1951. Pattons saw wide use in the Korean War.

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